Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 4, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 1 Larsen-Whelton (1972): Mismatch of the century by Shelby Lyman Amongst readers of The Voice, the second best known American chessplayer may be Clark Whelton. One could not help reading his chronicle ( ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 3, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 31 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Cinema, like politics, makes strange bedfellows. "THE CANDIDATE," for example. (I couldn't.) It so happens that I find myself more in critical harmony with Bella Abzug's ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 29 Of reform hacks and guideline junkies By Jack Newfield MIAMI BEACH -- Those who say patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels have not fully explored the possibilities of reform. I have reached this ... 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. Boys' Life, September, 1968 Publisher: Boy Scouts of America The Cover Promises: In the future, ghostly kids will don aluminu ... More >>
The New York Times's City Room blog has a piece today that will unite the city's Bobby Fischer geeks. It zeroes in on a six-year-old and his father, who were playing chess on the East River Promenade one day when they realized that the city had painted the chess boards on wrong, "forcing" the ... More >>
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