[Editor's note: LA Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on our sister paper's music blog every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] When we look back on 2013, we'll consider it the year of the event album. What's less clear is whether we'll remember the music or simply ... More >>
It's been over a week since the country (well, half of it at least) decided that Obama should have another shot at this whole being-President thing. We spent a few days philosophizing about what it meant for our country, then heard from the racists, then heard about Petraeus and, now, here we are. W ... More >>
We've reported on iPhone thefts too many times: a few weeks back, we covered the runaway smartphone fugitive who thwarted his captors in a subway turnstile, which rides off the coattail of a Daily News report that these thefts have risen 44% in the past year. Another week, another blog post wit ... More >>
On Franklin Road and North 21st Avenue in Caldwell, Idaho, this little sign above exists. Even though it really bears no repeating, here's what it says.On the left is a picture Aurora shooting suspect, James Holmes - the man behind the largest mass shooting in American history - and a count of the n ... More >>
"Why don't you have a seat?"From Adweek comes the troubling story of a convicted Georgia sex offender, Cory Hubbard, who is suing MySpace for providing authorities his information based on an out-of-state warrant. Hubbard's lawsuit in Manhattan federal court alleges that the struggling social ... More >>
http://yfrog.com/1xeafoj Roger Waters Performs The Wall Madison Square Garden Tuesday, October 5, 2010 Better Than: Homeroom If you've never seen a man use a remote control to fly a massive inflatable black pig to the delight of 20,000 or so people--you really should. It's fascinating. Such a bea ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 16 Films in Focus by Andrew Sarris OSCAR GOES TO COLLEGE: You could hardly recognize Oscar this year at the celebration of his 42nd birthday. After years of flaunting his nouveau riche vulgarity and grade s ... More >>
Bed bugs have been busy populating New York City in droves, their flat ugly little bodies infesting couches, mattresses, and rugs all over. They've also found a home in Samuel Mark's latest street art. He translates the pests into graphic designs on sidewalk-trashed furniture, his canvas for gian ... More >>
Rachel Coleman: Brooklynite, bad cookYes, friends, it's another food reality television show--Worst Cooks in America premieres on the Food Network on January 3. It turns the Top Chef paradigm on its head--instead of being covertly invited to snicker at the flailings of chefs who are meant to ... More >>
Dreams from prison in an Orwellian Iraqi novel
A troubled legacy in Iran, Iraqbut don't ignore the Secretary's war on privacy
But as David Ng wrote last week, more protests are just a matter of time
Paris loves a riot
France is a democracy where dissent is not only tolerated but expected
Rumsfeld warns that the enemy can succeed in changing our way of life. It already has.
Portable video looks great, and in a couple of years it may be affordable
Can you imaginethe whole country wired to Terry Gross's bourgeois ass?
The Pentagon's Plan for Tracking Everything That Moves
Watchdog Color-Codes Government Infringements on Privacy
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'
Clubs in Space and Dancing Beyond Death
Nation's Largest Law Enforcement Agency Vies for Total Spying Power
Crime Fighting vs. Civil Liberties in Housing Projects
Libertarian Mag Gears Up for Wartime
As Clubs Flounder, Clandestine House Parties Flourish
New Yorks Hidden Cameras Are Watching. One Suspicious Tour Guide Wants to Show You How.
The Latest Ways Big Brothers Watching You
Docs Get Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control
Club Members Ripped About Electronic Surveillance
A Year (HeckA Decade, Even) of Pop Music at the Movies
'Hacktivists' Try to Short-Circuit the Spooks
Planned internet surveillance network proves spying is 'good government practice'
You've got jail
The Surveillance Society: Part One
Why is Big Brother in My Bedroom?