Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Pageant magazine Date: October, 1957 Publisher: Hillman Periodicals, 535 Fifth Avenue Discovered at: Antique shop in Gas City, Indiana The Cover ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 20, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 34 Film in Focus By Andrew Sarris President Richard M. Nixon may not be quite the cinephile his recent press notices would seem to suggest. Or so we are led to believe by a recent Variety follow-up to the ... More >>
Today, Barack Obama becomes the 12th U.S. President since 1950 to meet with Rev. Billy Graham. Let us all give thanks for religion's relentless (and secretive!) stranglehold on American politics. And we pray...
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. The Defender Magazine Date: Issues from January, February and September, 1955 ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 2, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 7 The Lady Proposes A Final Solution By Barbara Long Hell's bells, baby, it's not my fault, so don't blame me. Okay, I like fights. I'm not ashamed of that. True, there is a copy of Nat Fleischer's "Fif ... More >>
Recommendations by R.C. Baker
From porn to born again: Harron's reverent biopic contemplates its subject's essential innocence
Remembering a nation on the brink of the Iraq war
Impoverished Christian pop fails to satisfy the pilgrims
Even with a major oil field showing strain, the promises are flowing
Beyond the aging Billy Graham, some new faces on the Christian right
So many unpretentious young bands with a geniune knack, so many others without a clue
Too late for the election, a politically relevant biopic makes the case for sexual tolerance
The very best of the year's best-ofs for your economical holiday-gift-giving convenience
Cowboy and Indian, Sinner and Believer, Patriot and Protester, the Man in Black Walks his Final Line
The Rest of Us Don't Have a Prayer
Using the New, Improved Sermon Tank
Bush Pulls a Grieving Nation Into War
'They Came One After Another'
Why Religion Doesn't Have a Prayer in New York Politics
A Christian Road Show Comes to Rikers
Jerry Falwell Breaks Bread With the Gay Faithful. But Will His Hospitality Break the Gay Movement?
Rudy on duty in the Bully Pulpit
Houses and Colleges March on Nike