The New York Review of Books publishes mostly men, and in that, they're not alone, joined by pretty much every major print magazine in this country. But the NYRB's editor, Robert Silvers, responded to a criticism of their mostly-maleness this week with an amazing, somewhat baffling form letter. The ... More >>
I'm no Woodward or Bernstein, but I was at the forefront of getting out the buzz on the famed club kid slaying when word started percolating in 1996. I had chronicled Michael Alig's rise and fall from day one. I was the first one to write about him and was involved in many of his events, celebratin ... More >>
Last week we learned that a White House official got into an argument with Bob Woodward. Woodward is the biggest name in Washington journalism; he has survived seven Administrations (counting the one he helped take down with his Watergate reporting), and will probably continue to publish bestsellers ... More >>
The New York State Republican Party put out its post-election memo over the weekend and -- after blaming President Obama for the ills of the world (and the NYS GOP) -- Chairman Ed Cox echoed what political experts have been saying since Tuesday (and we've been saying for the last five years): Republ ... More >>
We knew the Wafels and Dinges truck was too good to be true!According to a recent PowerPoint presentation obtained by the research group Public Intelligence, the Fire Department of New York has been warning its members to keep their eyes out for food trucks of all shapes and sizes. The reason? Well, ... More >>
Happy 40 years, Deepthroat!Tomorrow marks the official 40th anniversary of the Watergate scandal; a story that started with a small crack in a much larger shell that eventually brought down a President. Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Washington Post duo and investigative journalism heroes, wil ... More >>
What happens when you mix together the crazy plot twists of Dan Brown, the conspicuous nature of Julian Assange and a right-hand serviceman as powerful as Alfred was to Bruce Wayne? You have what the Times has called "perhaps the greatest breach in centuries in the wall of secrec ... More >>
We're still recovering here in the underground bunker from this week's big feast. The leftover turkey is still holding out as we look back on the past week of Scientology watching here at Runnin' Scared. We started things off Sunday morning with a look at Part 3 of "The Money Machine," the g ... More >>
Yesterday, the New York Post ran a story saying that former New York GOP head William Powers is certain President Obama will ask Governor Andrew Cuomo to be his vice presidential candidate for the 2012 elections. "I don't think there's any doubt Obama is going to pick him as his running mate, ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 12, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 28 Mailer's 5th Estate: Who's paranoid now? by Frank Crowther "Paranoia is the most useful or the most destructive faculty of the human spirit. One never knows when it's devoted to you or your destruction ... More >>
Every August, just before Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism school year begins, the shitstorm of trite comments about why anyone would ever waste their money on an unnecessary, very pricey, skills-based, advanced degree commences with a vengeance, as it already has on Gianna Palmer's Wall ... More >>
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. Is George Bush the Antichrist? A guide to Armageddon Author:P. Stephen Hanchett ... More >>
Hes not a journalist, but he played one in the movies
Don't blame the Times. Save some anger for the government that's spying on us.
The muckraking outsider never gave a damn about entree
Facing the offal truth about Bush's propaganda machinery
Woodward's turn to answer questions about breakingand not breakingnews
'People think I'm hiding something. But what am I hiding?'
Cheney falls way down the rabbit hole over Democrats' dissent
Watergate-era hero reporter on Plamegate story? He can put it down.
In his famous charge to a generation of political journalists, Deep Throat told Woodward and Bernstein to "follow the money." But where the money leads isn't always crystal clear. Take this week's announcement by city comptroller William Thompson. Thompson, who oversees the investments of the city' ... More >>
When ethics and profit clash in today's corporate newsrooms, guess which side wins?
The story behind Ed Klein, author of the latest Hillary-bashing tome
After the big stories, sometimes more than credit is due, sources say
A savage journey in search of the legacy of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Deep impact: Porno doc looks back at the culture wars set off by a landmark '70s skin flick
The first press-generated scandal since that two-bit burglary at the Watergate
George Bush's global holy war threatens our Presidencyand perhaps the future of our nation
In this slick little Bush family saga, Bandar is the prince, and we're the paupers
'If We're Not in the Room, Who Is to Say?'
Public Interest Journalism Is Born Again
Running the Numbers on College Sports