We all know what domestic policies rightbloggers favor -- tax breaks for the wealthy, persecution of minorities, and so forth -- but we don't usually hear much about their foreign policy preferences except Benghazi Impeach skreee. But last week was a busy one in that regard, and gave us a good loo ... More >>
Head above water
A curious group show takes up the noted artist
Grace Giardina"If you're the mayor's speechwriter, what's your job" after the Towers fall? You're going to start thinking about "how do you find something redemptive out of this attack? How do you try and encapsulate those emotions?"
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 26, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 9 Films in Focus by Andrew Sarris "PATTON" seems disquieting to many critics simply for sticking to its subject without any undue second-guessing. A right-wing movie might have chuckled over the Allied d ... More >>
Let the Spinal Tap jokes begin: the Vivian Girls seem to have shed another drummer. It's their second after O.G. skinslady Frankie Rose, who split a couple summers back; since then, the band's drummer has been the capable Ali Koehler. Now, evidently, it is not. The band's publicist confirms the pe ... More >>
Great jazz records we caught, with apologies to those we missed
The departed author follows up his acclaimed The Savage Detectives with a final epic
Armageddon in Retrospect collects the late fabulist's work on war
Looking back at life in Luna and Galaxie 500
Strange coffee but odder omissions in Gunter Grass's controversial memoir
The Forsythe Company translates the darkness of battle into sound and fury
Two-thirds unveiled, The Coast of Utopia still hasn't reached full clarity
How the boldfaced and the beautiful spent their summer vacations
Public enemies tricoastal, and that doesn't even count the Balkan guys
On the natural history of destruction
Discreetly, Antony Sher presents Primo Levi's life in Auschwitz, but is discretion enough?
A high priest of collage creates masterpieces of projected dread
Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer on 9-11, a Jay-Z sample, and the lowercase virtues of fiction
Lots of historical stuff happened there and in Austria too
Will 'Shock and Awe' Create Another Dresden?
Portrait of a Grieving City
Where Genius And Problem Case Meet
A Talk with America's Greatest Living Saab Dealer