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Bill Ryan

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Q&A: Bettina Richards of Thrill Jockey Records On The 20th Anniversary Of Her Label

    The iconic and staunchly independent label Thrill Jockey Records may be Chicago-based since the mid '90s, but its roots lie here in New York and along the grimy Path train tunnel where Hoboken stands. Two decades ago, L.E.S. resident Bettina Richards founded Thrill Jockey while working the rounds at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Frederic Morton: How I Voted Bella

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 5, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 40 How I voted Bella by Frederic Morton A two months' absence from New York makes you feel, returning, like a virgin again. Again everything shocks. The litter on Broadway, the sooty moist fog rated "Acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Jack Newfield: Why I'm Not for Bella

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 28, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 39 Why I'm Not for Bella by Jack Newfield We have all gone through some pain with the death of Bill Ryan, and the bitter succession fight over his seat. I was called at home by a supporter of Bella Ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Bill Ryan Wins Primary, Then Dies. Whither Bella?

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 21, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 38 Who'll be the nominee? by Phil Tracy Death is a singularly unsentimental occurrence, especially when it's mixed with the passing of power. So they waked Bill Ryan Monday night and after paying the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    The Battle of Bella Abzug & Bill Ryan

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 8, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 23 The battle of Bella & Bill By Phil Tracy With Ryan it's the older men. They come up to him and say thins like "I hope you beat that dame," "You gotta clobber that broad," "Good luck Bill! I hope you bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Bella Abzug and Predatory Politics: Nat Hentoff

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 30, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 13 Giving politics back its bad name By Nat Hentoff Bella Abzug instructs us that by running against Bill Ryan, she is giving voters in the new 20th C.D. a chance to choose "the greater of two goods." I ... More >>

  • Music

    July 20, 1999
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