The White Horse Tavern as it looks today
Stay in one place long enough, many bars have found, and you're likely to eventually develop literary cachet. Indeed, many of the city's most venerable taverns - Old Town, McSorley's, and the currently-defunct Chumley's - are or were lined with the dust jac ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets.
Date: October, 1957
Publisher: Hillman Periodicals, 535 Fifth Avenue
Discovered at: Antique shop in Gas City, Indiana
The Cover ... More >>
Tom PalumboJack Kerouac, on the road somewhere ...
For many authors over the years, alcohol has been nearly as important a writing tool as pen, paper, poverty, and loneliness. Some have speculated that hard drinking and prolific writing might have similar genetic roots. Another theory is that ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
July 28, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 41
By Andrew Sarris
"WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?" (at the Criterion and Loew's Tower East) has been hailed by some critics as a daring adventure for Jack Warner a dazzling vindication of Elizabe ... More >>
Why can't oh so enlightened New York pass a gay marriage bill? Is it the bible-beaters? The hardcore right? No, says Steve Thrasher, it's the chickenshit Democrats in the state senate.
Rob Harvilla goes to Broadway! No, his parents aren't in town: there's a musical called Fela! about the fam ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla takes a trip to the r&b salt mines with Ciara and Chrisette Michelle.
Edd Hurt on Bob Dylan's Together Through Life, during most of which Dylan apparently carries a gun.
Justin Farrar laments the end of USA Is a Monster.
Brad Cohan anticipa ... More >>