Every so often rightbloggers look at their cause and their Party and chart a new course of action to guide them back to victory. Though their efforts have of late been about as successful as those of Wrong-Way Peachfuzz, you can't say they're quitters, nor that they aren't willing to try bold ideas ... More >>
The everyman dancer astonishes again
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Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch
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 >>
This weekend in things you never thought you'd read: the writer Lorrie Moore, best known for her sad short stories about sad people, delivers an essay in the latest New York Review of Books on HBO's The Wire, based around two books about the show, The Wire: Urban Decay and American Television ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 23, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 54 Three Days at Shea: All Heaven Broke Loose by Joe Flaherty It is no small wonder that H.L. Mencken was a cranky fellow. Living in Baltimore can do that to a man. Its proximity to New York is so close, ... More >>
To paraphrase H.L. Mencken, nobody ever went broke underestimating the tastes of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. And so it's possible that the "buzz" about Clint Eastwood's latest, Changeling, is true and that lead actress Angelina Jolie is destined for an Oscar nomination. But sinc ... More >>
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In two new compact volumes, Edmund Wilson still looms large
Two revivals of classic dramas show America's knack for denying the truth
Jesus is my co-pilot: two new books hit the road with evangelicals
Teddy Roosevelt bioplay charges up a hill of beans while fudging the details
Chinatown scribe dusts off Fante's classic novel of drinking and writing in 1930s L.A.
Appetite for instruction: the hungry mind of Edmund Wilson
Mystical as it may seem, recent wins have Bush riding tall in the saddle again
The Post's blunder was hilarious but not historic. So why has this story lasted?
MTV News star Gideon Yago incites young voters
Once I dared criticize Richard Clarke. Now I live in infamy.
Four Years on, a Critic Reassesses and Reconsiders
The 'Times' Records a Year of Bitterness