Billy Budd stands trial at BAM
A show that made 'em mad in D.C. comes to town
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 4, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 5 Heteros have problems too By Andrew Sarris I am 42, going on 43, and I have never had a homosexual experience. Thus, if only by the process of elimination (and an ecstatically happy marriage), I must q ... More >>
The novelist gathers up a wide collection of her essays.
In the TV business, you sort of expect executives to pad their expense accounts, use station employees to run personal errands, and even do personal work for profit on company time and equipment. But it's a little different when taxpayers foot the bill. Tom Robbins lays out how the city's broadcas ... More >>
Anyone who's read On Beauty knows that author Zadie Smith's attitude towards academia is ambivalent at best. But this is what passes for a day job in the novel writing world, and so this semester finds Smith up at Columbia, teaching a fiction seminar called "Sense and Sensibility." The syllabus fo ... More >>
For Zittel, the cave is a metaphor for the desert
Robinson Crusoe and Mad Max by way of Walden Pond, St. Augustine, and Greenpeace
From White Teeth to the ivory tower: An interview with On Beauty novelist Zadie Smith
His Private Life Is None of Our Business. His Public Life Certainly Is.
'Elle' Mag Rescues Gaitskill Essay on Not Wanting To Have Kids
Paul Cadmus Sings the Body Electric and Otherwise