Today from NYFF, Nick Pinkerton goes long with Oliver Assayas's Something in the Air Written and directed by Oliver Assayas Screens Friday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m. Writing about Jean Eustache's second feature, 1974's Mes petites amoureuses, Luc Moullet recollected a conversation with the direc ... More >>
A murder in the Village when downtown's guardian goes under
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 27, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 15 Rolling Stoned with Joyous 'Pornographer' By Stephanie Harrington Ed Sanders: "Fuck You" editor - publisher - printer - conceiver. Fugs founder. Pharoah fancier fantastic. Classicist, cigar store cle ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 26, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 23City Puts Bomb Under Off-Beat Culture SceneBy Stephanie Gervis HarringtonThe current zeal of the City's Department of Licenses for the strict enforcement of licensing regulations against small avant-garde creative v ... More >>
The Eternal doesn't break new ground, for the first time in 20-plus years
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 7, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 20William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)By Stephanie GervisHis neighbors in Rutherford, New Jersey, remember William Carlos Williams only as a doctor, and he would have been proud of that. Younger poets, poets at least ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 8, 1960, Vol. V, No. 46 So You Don't Identify By Mike Newberry So you don't identify with Marlon or Montgomery. Clift, that is, not Robert. How about Frankie or Harry, Joanne or Shelley? Winters that is, not Bysshe. No one identi ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 12, 1958, Vol. IV, No. 3 The Dharma Bums A novel by Jack Kerouac. Viking Press, $3.95. By Allen Ginsberg A few facts to clear up a lot of bull. "On the Road" was written around 1950, in the space of several weeks, mostly on b ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 15, 1958, Vol. III, No. 51 Here to Save Us By Marc D. Schleifer "Why have you come back, Allen," I said. "To save America," he answered. "I don't know what from." Between the question-smile, answer-laugh, the first bee ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 18, 1957, Vol. II, No. 47 Back to the Village By Jerry Tallmer Jack Kerouac, the Greenwich Village writer who (with Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso), had to go to San Francisco to become a San Francisco writer and get famous, s ... More >>
On the occasion of a BAM tribute to our man, a look back
From the beat poetry slam to Pink Floy'd coming-out party, filmmaker never missed a '60s happening
Contrary to Corinthians, a thing of beauty is a joy forever. Especially absolute rhythm.
From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .
Alfred Leslie has not left the building
Good times, not end-times, at a blast from the boho past
Adrift in the valley of lost men, or Ph'nglui mglw'nath Jack Kerouac wagn'nagl fhtagn
Bringing Poetry Alive on the Bowery
Need Relief? Summon the Pen.
Remembering a Poet