Ray Kelly arrived at Brown University yesterday prepared to speak about the "proactive policing" policies he has implemented as NYPD commissioner, including stop-and-frisk. Brown students, it's clear from video shot in the auditorium yesterday, were equally prepared to keep him from speaking. Every ... More >>
Douglas McGrath's play at the Vineyard tracks Richard Nixon's tragically crooked career
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Pageant magazine Date: October, 1957 Publisher: Hillman Periodicals, 535 Fifth Avenue Discovered at: Antique shop in Gas City, Indiana The Cover ... More >>
Roger Waters Yankee Stadium Friday, July 6 Better than: The Yanks taking three of four from the Red Sox. Size matters. Roger Waters proved this Friday night at Yankee Stadium when he put on his biggest-yet production of one of the biggest albums of all time, his former band Pink Floyd's double-LP ... More >>
Take a day trip to West Point
Each Thursday, 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. The Untold History of America: 1492 - 1963 Author: Ray Bilger Date: 1996 Publisher ... More >>
Gustavo TurnerOur fine cohorts at the L.A. Weekly report on the recent, ill-advised street-art exploits of one Roger Waters, who has apparently commissioned folks in both L.A. and NYC to tag a Dwight Eisenhower quote onto various graffiti hot spots to promo his latest tour. Haven't seen evide ... More >>
The longtime Village Voice cartoonist looks back on a life of pen and ink
Thom Yorke will hug you with nuclear arms
Each Thursday, 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. The Defender Magazine Date: Issues from January, February and September, 1955 ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 21, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 1 Peaceful Protesters Parade Against War By Paul Cowan Between 15,000 and 20,000 people marched along Fifth Avenue in a parade protesting America's involvement in Vietnam last Saturday. Though Sunday's ... More >>
IKEA has become more aggressive about selling Swedish food recently, and if you walk through their Red Hook redoubt you'll find dozens and dozens of branded products, none stranger than Kex Biscuits. These cookies--which are rather dull tasting--come in letter shapes. The only proble ... More >>
Jazz gets political again, just in time
From the multiplex to the stump: It's caped crusader versus community organizer, and the end is nigh
Doc depicts a topsy-turvy world
Terence Blanchard plots New Orleans' requiem and rebirth
Zappa and Eisenhower guest-star in poet Tracy K. Smith's award-winning Duende
Tracing the history of the military industrial complex
Not Qualified, Not Truthful, Not Wise
Katrina stuns, Bush stumbles—time to call the master of disaster
John Roberts has an understated personality, but his record will be all torpedo.
Democrats ought to be able to put him away, but you know how they are
There's a long, rich history of big-time talkers. You have a few hours?
Cardinal Edward Egan faces a defining moment in the 2004 race for the White House
Hello, America: Iraqi citizens fire back and ring in the dawn of a shiny new era
Our half-century-old fears of North Korea have turned it into a tabula rasa
Why Didn't He Warn Us About War in Iraq?
Lost Jobs and Military Funerals Haunt Bush in the Heartland
Liberal Decisions From a Conservative Court
Giuliani, the Great Race Divider, Says He'll Be Europe's Healer
Monica Lewinsky's the New Jenny Craig Spokeswoman. Motivated?
Zany and Historical Factors That Will Make Rudy or Hill a Winner
Conspiracy theories have seeped into the heart of the American public