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By Robert Ham If there was any disappointment in the world about Corin Tucker releasing what she referred to as her "middle-aged mom record" (the restrained, acoustic-driven 1,000 Years) for her first solo endeavor, people mostly kept quiet about. It was exciting enough just to have one of the most ... More >>
Clocking in at a scrappy 20 minutes, Show Ponythe 2010 self-released debut LP from Brooklyn's Boom Chickbrings the hangdog harangue ruckus, a snarling, hair-raising blur of raw rock primitivism and full-tilt blues grooves. The songs, from the ephedrine-juiced surf-snarl of "Nail ... More >>
We hope you had a nice Thanksgiving and if you went shopping the next day you weren't trampled. You may have heard that President Obama got some grief from conservatives for failing to mention God in his Thanksgiving proclamation. But for our rightblogger subjects, this was not the worst outrage of ... More >>
Photo by Mindy TuckerLizz Winstead is a wee bit tired. She's been traveling since June 14 with her "Planned Parenthood, I'm Here For You!" Comedy Tour, which has spanned 12 cities and 10 states. Plus she's been working on her upcoming book, out in June of 2012. All this activity "does energiz ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 10, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 12The Greenwich Village ScholarshipBy John WilcockLetters from girls as far away as Eugene, Oregon, and Valparaiso, Indiana, brought applications for the Greenwich Village Scholarship -- a weekend in the Village a ... More >>
Your Daily Nude, which has been experiencing a drought, says thank you, Jesus for the World Naked Bike Ride, this year's edition of which has kicked off in several cities, including Melbourne, Sao Paulo, Sydney, Eugene, Oregon, and Newcastle. It has something to do with cars, pollution etc. And it's ... More >>
"I've always been Black Francis but I tried to call myself something else for a while and I sort of said, 'All right, enough baloney.' You know, 'Back to who I am for real.' And it is an artier stage name and so for some reason. . . while performing under that moniker, I feel a bit artier." Today, ... More >>
The Bush team chants, 'We do not torture,' but nobody around the world believes them
If counter-recruiters succeed and enlistees flee, a draft could be next.
Mom and dad have glimpsed your future, and it's not exactly bright
A Powerpop Miracle Rests in Peace
Running Down the Rabbit Hole at the Louis Armstrong Archive
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'
Where Is Our Bill of Rights Defense Committee?
The Worst of the Best in College Football
Activists Weigh the Cost of Confrontation
Voice of Zimbabwe Struggle Thomas Mapfumo Escapes to Oregon
Targeted Doctor Wears a Bulletproof Vest