Jimmy Castor was a smart aleck; a wise guy; a clean shit-talker with so much joie de vivre you had to laugh even when his truth-telling smacked you upside the head. So when he died this past Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 71 near his home outside of Las Vegas, far away from the streets of Harlem he o ... More >>
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. This weekend, Waste Of Paint traveled back in time to take a look at the roots of the neo-garage-rock movement we know and love today. As it turns out, the scene's ... More >>
Remembering Sally Cruikshanks delightful ducks
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 12, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 32 Who clubbed the clown? By Ron Rosenbaum Wavy Gravy, recovering from amoebic dysentery, tropical fever, opium addiction, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and a severe spinal condition, was out of Roosevelt Hosp ... More >>
via NY Daily NewsToday, Anne Hathaway and James Franco were named the hosts of this year's Academy Awards. The Daily News reports that Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer (the producers of the Oscars) said, "James Franco and Anne Hathaway personify the next generation of Hollywood icons -- fresh, exc ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 26, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 48 Who is Elton John? By Don Heckman Look at it this way. If you could put Mick Jagger's viscera into Reg Dwight's body, give it the pianistic prowess of Jerry Lee Lewis and the voice of Jose Feliciano, ... More >>
You know you're a NYer when . . . you recognize locations in these movies. Ba da bum.
Diving into 1970 L.A., the noted novelist tokes up a comic detective tale
Disney's heritage, and a really bad film
"I faked my own death and everybody believed me: even my mum cried when she read about it in the paper." In 2000, Australian artist Ben Frost faked his own death, sending out newspaper funeral notices that doubled as invites to his solo exhibition. Some, of course, saw this in poor taste--but wha ... More >>
Disney mixed with s/m? More, please.
I always dreamed of living in a place like this. I sucked it up and paid the broker's fee.
Playing with time, space, seasons, and steps, two soloists improvise in different styles
Blectum From Blechdom: They Came, They Saw, They Rectum
Academics Square Off Against Hollywood on Internet Content
The Making of a Schoolyard Sex Offender
Euthanizing Tall Tales
Five Radio Presets, Five Formats, Five Songs, Go
Dilbert's Back, and Guess Why UPN's Got Him
Theme Stores Eat Manhattan