Dostoyevsky lights the Bat Signal
On Thursday, May 15, 18-year old Aidan Norvez had just finished an AP Econ exam, one of the last tests of his high school career, and he headed to Central Park with his friends to celebrate. But Norvez, who is scheduled to graduate one month from now, never came home from the park. The teenager is ... More >>
The only thing scarier than going to a haunted house this October is watching the price of pints rise. Fortunately, we've found a few places where the art of affordable drinking is still practiced.
"Wait a minute-- something's changed," Donald Glover says just moments into the premiere of the final season of Comminuty, NBC's rococo and weirdly earnest meta-analysis of the sitcom form. For Glover's character, the Greendale Community College student Troy Barnes, the thing that's changed involves ... More >>
When Doves Sigh
A picture perfect replica of the All Terrain Armored Transport Vehicle from Star Wars done in gingerbread Tired of the usual gingerbread houses studded with gumdrops, and fairy tale castles covered in white, jism-like frosting? Well, here's a new collection of structures made of inedibly dry ginger ... More >>
Capes are highly encouraged
What's that police box doing at the Paley Center?
Kraftwerk fever might have ruffled many of you the prickly way, what with the Great Unobtainable Online Tickets Ruse blighting the band's series of eight chronological album-by-album shows at MoMA this week. But let's look on the bright side! Over the years the Dusseldorf dance merchants have churne ... More >>
The first clue that Prospect Heights bar Way Station isn't your average drinking den is the giant blue TARDIS (the time-and-space traveling machine from the BBC's Doctor Who television series) sitting there as soon as you open the front door. Also present: custom steampunk devices, Victorian ... More >>
Here we are on a rainy Friday afternoon, looking back at the week's sunnier days: Way Station's Andy Heidel talks about Flaming Moes, Dr. Who-themed cocktails, and that infamous stroller manifesto. Our 10 Best New Frozen Treats. Why is my spicy tuna roll spicy? Here's why.
"Doughnut" over Sri LankaThe British National Archives just released about 8,500 pages of UFO reports that date back to the 1950s. What do these long-classified files tell us? Was Stonehenge planted by extraterrestrials? Is Dr. Who based on real events? Is Kate Middleton a Species-like creatu ... More >>
Tits and ass, tits and ass. Is it really just hard to accept others as they are? Apparently not, as we learned from the millions of dirty old men readers sympathetic to the cause of Debrahlee Lorenzana, The Sexy Banker Who Couldn't. Lorenzana says she was fired from her job at CitiBank becaus ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 13, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 34 The Theatre of Psychodrama By John Wilcock Walter Allen's main problem with women has usually been that he wants to assume the submissive role. We went to the Theatre of Psychodrama together recently, and wh ... More >>
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. 1001 Ways To Be Romantic Author: Gregory J.P Godek Publisher: Casablanca Press Date: 1995 Discovered at: ... More >>
Read the gossip on imdb.com—and I do, honey—and you find celebrities emitting all kinds of paraodoxical statements, sometimes unwittingly contradicting each other's world views with every word. First came an item called "Piper Fears Nudity Will Ruin Hollywood Career," which stated that "Britis ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 5, 1956, Vol. II, No. 6 Rock, Rocker, Rockest By John Wilcock The man at your left below is WINS disc jockey Alan Freed, the one on the right is guitarist Chuck Berry, and except for their participation in a movie called "Rock, ... More >>
It's the Littlest-Blockbuster-That-Could. The notorious fan-made remake of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' rides into Anthology Film Archives.
Blissed Psychedelic Freaks Bequeath Skykissing Guitars to Industrial Autopsy Aesthetes
Cosmic Profs Beat The Clock