Update, 4:00 p.m.: It appears that CCNY's North Academic Center (NAC) has once again been placed on lockdown, with students unable to enter or leave. Protest group Liberate CUNY Front claims a student was roughed up and arrested by campus police as he tried to leave the building. More information a ... More >>
Nicolae Ceausescu, this is your life
Brits plan: make dude look like a lady.Could Hitler have been defeated using food poisoning? Probably not. But a new book reveals the £1 million plan British spies tried to implement that involved dosing the Nazi leader's dinner and why it would never have worked. So, what was the Brits' po ... More >>
After a 285-day stint, I am abdicating my post here at The Village Voice. I'm going to work for Esquire.com, so I may -- as one commenter noted -- continue my work as a "a twentysomething angel of death." Yet, while I was here, I learned some very important things, and had some very memorable mom ... More >>
In a race to the internet 'presses,' both New York's Daily Intel and the New York Times came out Friday evening with profiles of the mysterious, hilarious website ChristWire.org, which convincingly and extensively parodies conservative craziness with Onion-like ferocity. The site's greatest s ... More >>
Democratic Senator Robert Byrd passed away last week at age 92. Among the items in his lengthy CV was a year-long membership in the Ku Klux Klan. He also had some kind words for that organization and its principles thereafter. Eventually Byrd denounced his Klan involvement as "my biggest mistake.. ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 20, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 36 Summer's a Bummer When the Heat's On by Don McNeill Summer comes on Friday and, true to all predictions, it's getting hot on the Lower East Side. The summer heat fills the streets. At night, in the far ... More >>
Steve Levy, the newly hatched Republican gubernatorial candidate out of Suffolk County, keeps denying he was a candidate of the Working Families Party when he won reelection in 2007. This is either a minor brain spasm, or some kind of Soviet-style, rewriting of history-type deal. He just got in t ... More >>
We have been following with less than our full attention the progress of the health care bill, but we surmise it has just made a great gain in the Senate -- not because of anything the Democrats have said (who listens to them anymore?), but because we saw this at National Review: "The story of ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 17, 1964, Vol. X, No. 9LeRoi Jones at Arms: Blues for Mr. WhiteyBy Jack Newfield"Do not understand me too quickly" has been the insistent injunction of Andre Gide and Norman Mailer. It might also be the motto LeRoi Jones inscribes on ... More >>
Top Pentagon lawyer Alberto Mora risked his career arguing against Guantánamo abuses. Now hes an Obama man.
Juicy details plucked from the garbage of a movie mogul
John Catsimatidis wants to be the next billionaire mayor
Will President Ahmadinejad invite President Bollinger to speak in Tehran?
African Union humiliates Sudan, but doesn't stop rapes and murders in Darfur
And more than the fiscal health of an American city hangs in the balance
Democrats ought to be able to put him away, but you know how they are
Kerry blew it with Latino voters. Senator Clinton is determined not to.
Rove? Miller? Liberals? A pox on all their houses
Alfred Leslie has not left the building
Adaptable actor obscures an object of desire, clarifies a cultural icon
Responses to the Voice's coverage of Ronald Reagan's death
The question is not what went wrong, but what didn't.
García Márquez lives to tell a tall Tale: A portrait of the bullshit artist as a young man
South African satirist dresses up to politically dress down
Cubas Baseball Geeks Somehow Manage Without DiamondVision
Brats and Boomers Dominate Sundance Docs
Will the 2008 Games Push China Into Change?
Next Stop, Quebec: A Sweeping Trade Pact, Shrouded in Secrecy, Draws Protesters From North and South
Photography, Already Zooming, Gathers Speed
The Revival of Reinaldo Arenas
How Rudy Prepared for His Bad-News Press Briefing
Benjamin Treuhaft Floats Pianos to Cuba
Cubans Continue to Treat Victims of a Nuclear Disaster
Kwame Ture's last freedom ride