A U.S. soldier killed 16 Afghan civilians in their homes when he walked off base. Following the attack he turned himself in. The reports of the number of casualties have been varied. In addition to the at least 16 dead, five were wounded. The victims include girls aged 6 or younger. "We don't know w ... More >>
This disturbing image blatantly ripped off from WhyWeProtest.netWas this a week for Scientology watchers, or what?
Things started off just after midnight on Sunday morning as we scrambled to alert our readers that what we've been waiting for had finally arrived: the launch of the new investi ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
February 15, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 7
Home from the war
by Joe Shea
CLARK AIR FORCE BASE, Philippines -- He was a tall, blond, and heavy man who breezed into the bar around 2 a.m. in a rumpled blue polo shirt. He ordered a Coke and we t ... More >>
Casey Abrams, in the jaws of a shark. Photo by Michael Becker / FOX. A pretty goddamn dramatic results show! First off, a few dozen comments-section psychopaths must have lost their minds when Thia Megia turned up in the bottom three. But Thia didn't lose, which is good for me, since whipping ... More >>
Tea Party donor's actual tombstone.For the past two years, a dead person has contributed thousands of political-campaign dollars to the Tea Party Express, according to an investigation by Michael Beckel of the Center for Responsive Politics. He calls it "political gifts from beyond the grave," re ... More >>
Way back in September, I wrote a blog post called "Is Pop Tarts World Toast?" saying that the Pop Tarts retail store/cafe on West 42nd street was uninspired and about as empty as my wallet is after a trip to the much better Hershey store.
Well, it's toast.
I just passed the place--where Po ... More >>
The first openly gay winner of yesterday's election won long before the polls even opened on the East Coast...in Guam! A former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Guam, openly gay Benjamin Cruz won re-election to the Guam Senate.
Not nearly as far away but perhaps even more surprising, Jim Gray ... More >>
Good morning! Today in your BP oil spill update:
After cutting the pipe at the wellhead (with 20-foot shears), officials have placed a cap over the well to funnel oil to a ship at the surface. But, as usual, "it will be some time before we can confirm that this method will work and to what ... More >>
Photo by David WentworthBecause there are so very many channels on the tube and so many reality shows on them bursting with "famous" cast members, a typical invite to a Fashion Week show is generally something like:
"You are invited to the Fall showing of Patchouli Jones, Make Me a Designer' ... More >>