What, me brilliant?
By Bob Ruggiero The Best of Punk Magazine Edited by John Holstrom It Books. 372 pp., $30. While the thought of a hardcover, slick-papered, coffee-table book anthologizing the decidedly low-rent, ragtag Punk magazine might seem the antithesis of punk, even a curmudgeon like Johnny Rotten would hav ... More >>
Jeffrey Dahmer, meet alien dinosaur
Merry War on Christmas! This conflict has been dragging on for years, which is not entirely a bad thing, as it has produced a thriving War on Christmas industry, which our economy desperately needs. The opportunities for outrage this year are slim, but where there's a rightblogger, there's a way, w ... More >>
Soaking up the garish pleasures of two kindred spirits
Vincent Gallo in Tetro In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla testifies to the alternating agony and ecstasy of Brooklyn's own art-rock lobsters, the Dirty Projectors. Cristina Black talks with downtown ingenue Regina Spektor. Dan Weiss on Sonic Youth's newest, The Eternal. Don ... More >>
After a lifetime of political hackery, former city councilmember Noach Dear, who had never even practiced law, became a municipal judge. Who knew he'd become a savior to hundreds of New Yorkers harassed and dunned by unscrupulous and sometimes crooked debt collectors? And that he'd get standing ova ... More >>
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