Functional Foods

  • Voice Choices

    August 7, 2013
  • Voice Choices

    July 24, 2013


    Jeannette Bayardelle in a one-woman show

  • Voice Choices

    May 1, 2013


    Red Bull Music Academy 
gets wavy with Mykki Blanco and Le1f

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Caffeine Levels Higher than Labels Claim, Study Says

    Energy drinks may slowly be losing steam. Reuters reported that some popular energy drinks have more caffeine than what their labels say. Consumer Reports magazine released a study on Thursday morning that 11 of the top 27 most popular energy drinks in the United States mislabel their amounts of ca ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Pussy Is Still the Worst Name for an Energy Drink, But Here Are 10 Other Bad Ones

    Pussy DrinksWho wants to drink Pussy?​There's been much talk on the internet of the British energy drink called, naturally, Pussy. According to its website, the white grape and lime-based beverage "has been fueling the celebrity and party scene for some time" and "Pussy is about natural energ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Energy Drinks Have No Therapeutic Benefit? Shocker!

    veryeasyenergydrinks.comDo these look like they'd be good for you?​While it might not come as any surprise, at least there's now medical evidence that energy drinks aren't great for the youngins. A study published yesterday in Pediatrics reports that energy drinks have no health benefits for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Red Bull Falls Prey to Loko-Scapegoating; Now They Want to Take Away All That Is Good and Holy

    ​As someone who consumed a nearly full can of Four Loko last night and is paying for that ill-advised move in delayed mental and visual responses, circular logic, lack of focus, and a world of regret, I feel well equipped to comment on today's latest ban of things that teenagers like. A law no ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2010
  • Voice Choices

    June 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Today Is April Fools Day, and Fucked Up Is Getting Sued

    ​Flattered as we are that the dudes in Fucked Up today pointed readers of their blog in our direction regarding the band's brilliant post last week about the economics of SXSW, we're gonna have to go ahead and not believe that the band is being sued by Thriller Energy Drinks for defamation, as ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    The Long and Tormented Genesis of the Lil Wayne Documentary The Carter

    In this week's Voice, Jed Lipinski tells the long and involved story behind the making, and then spiking, of The Carter, thirty-year-old director Adam Bhala Lough's verite documentary depicting Lil Wayne's 2008 U.S. and European tour. The DVD finally comes out next week, with a disclaimer calling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Broadway Buzz

    Fashion junkies will be flocking to Topshop in droves today as the British chain opens its first US outpost right here in New York. Pinkberry will be on hand to dole out free samples at the door. Down the street, Vitamin Water is opening a new pop-up store to promote its new low-cal beverages. Don' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008
  • NYC Life

    July 18, 2006

    Beyond the Bull

    Talking with Dan Mayer, master Web reviewer of 180 energy drinks