A new documentary explores the activist (and irreverent) free-form radio of the 79-year-old host
Approaching its anniversary, the movement isn't dead. It's growing up.
Ed Sanders at Boo-Hooray Gallery Boo-Hooray Gallery Thursday, February 16 Better than: Blogging. "Out to grope, back in 10 min," reads one of the artifacts on display this month at the Boo-Hooray gallery. The scrap was once hung in the window of the Peace Eye Bookstore, the East Village shop ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 24, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 34 'I'll never eat iceberg lettuce again' By Jack Newfield Perhaps America's greatest citizen was in New York last week. And nobody noticed. Clifford Irving, the Zippies, and Tiny Tim were on the 6 o'clo ... 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 >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20 Of honest men & good writers By Jack Newfield After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>
Doesn't John Liu, the city's youngest comptroller in nearly four decades, often appear not-ready-for-prime-time? After previous befuddling behavior, Liu took to the podium at the recent state Democratic convention to put state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli's name in nomination, an odd speaker selection ... More >>
Marvin Miller established the Major League Ballplayers Association, made it the most effective union in the country, and in the process became what former Dodgers broadcaster Red Barber called, "along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, one of the three most important men in baseball history. ... More >>
The photographer who changed the way we look at—and depict—ourselves.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 29, 1964, Vol. X, No. 2A Vote for Bobby K. -- Possibility of a HeroBy Norman MailerWhen there first began to be talk, back last winter, of Bobby Kennedy going in against Kenneth Keating, I had the reaction of a prize fight manager ... More >>
Here's a fun way to spend a couple of minutes: reading the transcripts -- or actually listening to -- former D.C. Mayor and current D.C. city councilmember Marion Barry's alleged voice mails to the woman he is accused of stalking. The Washington City Paper got the goods from the ex-husband of Donna ... More >>
Two movies ask: Do the masses or the man make the difference in history?
An admitted 'hope-monger' brings down the house in Brooklyn
In Chicago and the Illinois State Legislature, Barack Obama made a differencehe did not just 'hope'
Controversial docu-drama imagines a post-Bush scenario
Plame's not the first spy outed by the Bush team. Remember the case of the Pakistani computer tech?
Two approaches to the dawning problem of expanding jazz repertoire, one of them novel
Right-wing class warfare swung the 2004 election
On Friday, it's nutty-seeming Dubya vs. strengthening Kerry
Just the conventional tax break, pleasehelping out the republicans
New York magazine's ambitious convention gamble breaks evengreat big fancy ads help
Anti-GOP protesters and their families questioned by federal agents
Indie filmmakers look for drama and spectacle at the Republican convention
Russell Simmons gets high on Rockefelleragain
Gay Marriage and the Future of American Politics
Attention, GOP! The Forecast for Next Year in New York City: Extremely Stormy
Rescuing Protest Before Bush '04
New York Cops Vow to Crush Violent Protest at World Economic Forum
The Democratic Candidate Triggered Voters to Just Say No
Lars-Erik Nelson and the Business of Journalism
Five Percent of the Vote Means $12 Million Next Time
Does Adam Clayton Powell IV Deserve a Second Act?
Activists of Color Bring the Economic War Home, But Is the Movement Missing the Message?
How Cops Use State-of-the-Art Surveillance Against Demonstrators
Hillarys Past Belies Her Support of Labor
Wingers nail Veep