Plump new biographies of two different charismatic cult leaders whose Beatles obsessions combined to kill the '60s dead: murderin' Family man Charles Manson, and falsettoin' man-family the Bee Gees! Unfortunately, the dust jackets got mixed up, and now we can't tell which book is which. Can you? B ... More >>
Uncapturing the Friedmans
A new doc achieves the impossible: freeing the West Memphis Three
The hooker who brought down shamed former Governor Eliot Spitzer is preggers and gettin' hitched. So how does her most infamous client feel about his former gal-pal's pending nuptials? Jealous? Elated? Glad he's not the father?Well, Spitzer's not talking about it -- only he is talking about it...wit ... More >>
Much has been afoot in Gary Grice's professional life lately. The Wu-Tang Clan colonel better known as GZA or Genius is working on a new astronomy/physics-inspired record called Dark Matter and a re-recording of Liquid Swords, his 1995 stone-cold classic, that will incorporate instrumentation by liv ... More >>
As anger grows nationwide over the shooting of Trayvon Martin, many in New York have continued to mobilize and speak out against the unarmed teen's death. Kevin Powell, an activist, Guardian* columnist, and one-time Congressional candidate, is one of several advocates in the city leading the call ... More >>
Following Wednesday's "Million Hoodie March" for Trayvon Martin -- the Florida 17-year-old who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in February -- one New York church is asking people to wear hoodies to service Sunday. "Come to our multiracial/multicultural community, Middle Church, on Sunda ... More >>
Joining the pantheon of groan-inducing 2011 Halloween costumes, which already includes an anatomically incorrect Anthony Weiner outfit and an Anna Rexia eating disorder getup, is this gem. The "Men's Gay Costume Wig" allows you to dress up...like someone's idea of a gay man. Only $14.99!
CNN leads the media's mass paranoia over a nonexistent epidemic
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 6, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 36 From pitch to bitch by David Tipmore As soon as Geraldo Rivera cakewalked across the Leroy Street playground diamond last Monday night, you knew the charity softball game between the Sixth Precinct ... More >>
In case you missed it, Donald Trump is sort of running for President. He's shown his seriousness about this by speaking at the CPAC political convention, and by taking a job at Fox News. That Trump might push this self-publicity campaign all the way to the 2012 Republican convention is expected by ... More >>
This is a true story from beloved doorperson and scenester Dee Finley, who remembers the way Liz changed her life. Here's Dee's touching tale: "I believe it was 1997. "Back then, there were few services for addicts. One of the only places to go, for a host of services, w ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 3, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 5 Radical pragmatism: the shadow government By Geraldo Rivera AN OUTLINE FOR SAVING 30 SQUARE BLOCKS OF THE WORLD The Lower East Side is dying. Like the South Bronx, Central Brooklyn, and Harlem, it ha ... More >>
Staten Island sure is scary
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power Like Lambs to the Slaughter: Your Child and the Occult Author: Johanna Michaelsen Publisher: Harvest House P ... More >>
Going public is something Amy Neustein never could resist
Looking back on his first term
Furry upper lip not just for cops anymore
New York's war on drugs held her hostage for 16 years. A story of prison, politics, and one woman's pride.
Vietnam and Afghanistan Show why Limiting Press Access to War is Unpatriotic
Mike Bloombergs the New Mayor. Happy or Horrified?
His Private Life Is None of Our Business. His Public Life Certainly Is.
New York's War on Drugs Held Her Hostage for 16 Years. A Story of Prison, Politics, and One Woman's Pride.
TV Networks Are Rolling Out Their New Fall Programming, But Is the Stuff Worth Watching?
'We were penned in like animals.'
Artists vs. Workers vs. Landlords on the Brooklyn Waterfront