Here's a challenge: try to imagine a major network television news program -- one with a long, storied reputation for hard-hitting journalism -- assigning a reporter to follow around OJ Simpson's current love interest (whoever that might be), in order to drum up sympathy for how difficult lif ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 21, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 22Cassius' Feat of ClayBy Lawrence AlsonBoxing, like the theatre, has been suspected for years of being ripe for dying. Where postwar drama has had life pumped into the corpse by Genet, Beckett, and Ionesco, now the ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 14, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 21Coffee-House CassiusBy Stephanie GervisIn one of the most bizarre triumphs since P.T. Barnum had two of his midgets ceremonially married at Greenwich Village's Grace Episcopal Church, in the middle of nineteenth c ... More >>
Big Red returns in a mindless, revved-up sequel
Fantastical meets political in this stunning for-adults-only fairy tale
From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .