A Jewish New Yorker and his Cambodian-born college friend walk into a sandwich shop. No, this isn't the beginning of a bad joke, it's the story behind Num Pang, the much loved sandwich cafe with locations in Greenwich Village and Midtown.
Ratha Chaupoly and Ben Daitz met in college, but reconnecte ... More >>
By Brad Cohan
Joe Carducci not only played a monumental role in helping run and co-own SST Records in its glorious 1980's heyday when Black Flag, Minutemen, Hüsker Dü and Meat Puppets were the reigning kings of the Amerindie underground, but he also famously penned the lyrics for the Minutemen's ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
April 23, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 17
Inside Newsweek: Separating Reporters From Responsibility
by Paul Cowan and Jack Newfield
Newsweek is the best and fastest-growing newsmagazine in America. It has more credibility with the young than Tim ... 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.
One of Our Agents is Missing & The Mongol Mask
Author: David St. John, aka E. ... More >>
Wineloverspage.comSteve Plotnicki, opinionated about drinking.Opinionated About Dining's Steven Plotnicki was "quite happy" to appear on last week's "Obsessed" episode of No Reservations. But not happy enough to refrain from taking to his blog to rant about it.
In the episode, which showcase ... More >>
Pretty sure M.I.A. has a legitimate point here. The New York Times's "The 31 Places to Go in 2010" article from the other day leads with an encomium to the possibilities of Sri Lanka as a tourist destination. Perhaps you'd heard something about a civil war going on over there, though? Don't w ... More >>
Xie Xie's Fish Cha Ca La Vong
The effects of the Asian sandwich explosion can be glimpsed most poignantly in the Pygmalion-like transformation of the lowly fish sandwich. Once synonymous with thickly battered, mercilessly deep-fried square patties squished between a styrofoam bun and further ... More >>
Last week Michelle Malkin wrote a column, which she also published at her site, called "$%^&*!!: Civility and tolerance in the Age of Obama." Her theme was that liberals were uncivil and intolerant; also, mean and profane. Her primary example was the comments of gossip blogger Perez Hilton, not ... More >>