Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20 Of honest men & good writers By Jack Newfield After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 27, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 24 'Let's Get a Rip Torn Type' by Michael Zwerin If you want to laugh at an actor named Rip Torn, that's your problem. Born Elmore Torn 37 years ago in Temple, Texas, he was nicknamed Rip around the house ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 9, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 13 Let's Get Up Off the Floor by Pete Hamill The pox that was 1968 is behind us, the bodies have finally gone cold, and the New year looms, virginal and gray. If 1969 is anything like its predecessor, we ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 31, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 3 The Legions of Fear Huddle Against the Night by Joe Flaherty About 13,000 of the folks showed up at Madison Square Garden last Thursday evening to stomp, hoot, and holler for the man who holds the key ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 26, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 50 Homecoming by Richard Goldstein I came back from Chicago swimming in revolution -- or at least in my expectations of it. Radicalized, I rounded the media in search of rhetoric. I wore my face phleg ... More >>
Oh, Jesse James. We at the Voice are so over people dressing like Nazis. Here's a tip, JJ: If Prince Harry apologized for it in 2005, it's a trend that's jumped the shark. (Personally, I thought it was over in 1945, but then I've never been into the military look ... Grey-green? Not my color. ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 2, 1967, Vol. XIII, No. 3 John Brown's Roll to Rap Brown's Rock by Stephanie Harrington Rap Brown talked to the honkies last Friday night. The occasion was the National Guardian's 19th anniversary (and fundraising) meeting. An ... More >>
The Big To-Do continues their mastery of current Southern affairs
If the latest poll numbers are to be believed, Bill Thompson is now a real candidate for mayor. So it's time for all of us in the media to start treating him like one, and for him to start sounding like one. He hardly sounded like the measured and thoughtful man we know him to be when he called fo ... More >>
It's a rare treat when liberals and conservatives can get together, and they seem to agree that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is one awesome crook. Lefty outlets have been following the Blagojevich "fiasco," exploring the linkages between Blagojevich and Illinois politicians who might accommodat ... More >>
Revisiting the debut they never quite topped
Will their November double-bill be a fiesta or a wake?
A confederacy of dunces
Elia Kazan, first to the punch on the pop culture/politics symbiosis
John Sayles has written and directed sixteen films and been nominated twice for the Academy Award for screenwriting, yet the filmmaker lists some surprising influences. “I never thought about being a writer. A writer wasn't something I wanted to be,” Sayles says over fried oysters and countless ... More >>
John Landis talks about his subject, Don Rickles, and some other putz
The Duke turns 100, plus: Buy this DVD
Remembering the Grambling legend and his unusual friend
Five would-be assassins (and Khrushchev) in search of a narrative
The president angers his base and his new allies on immigration
A compilation of electoral college crash courses
Who else would have put Genet, Chanel, Beckett, and Fabian within the same covers?
Mythmaking at the Republican convention and getting punk'd on Kudlow and Cramer
Corporate villains, constant surveillance: Jonathan Demme reprograms a '60s landmark
One Queer's Message to the Massachusetts Governor
'God's Gift to Women'
The Case for Throwing Poor Trent Overboard
Why Hate is Hot
Rudy Swipes a Page From Clinton's Playbook by Making a Melodrama of His Life
The Radical Right Got Wired Fast. When Will Progressives Catch Up?
When Movie Moguls Wage War to Protect Copyright, the First Amendment Ends Up on the Cutting Room Floor
Why the Right Needs the Homeless
Third Party Lock & Load