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It's Banned Books Week--the time of year to think of censored classics like J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye ("obscene"), Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer ("a cesspool") and Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita ("one of the filthiest books I've ever read"), and chuckle at the puritanical sensibilities of ... More >>
Glass and Parks play Brooklyn
In our concrete jungle, few species of humans are as ubiquitous and dangerous as WRITERS. Not to be confused with writers, WRITERS are a breed best characterized by their habitat (over-priced speakeasies) and their method of stalking romantic prey ("I mean, I want to write a sitcom.") Though it is ... More >>
Robert Evans is the actor who became Paramount's head of production in the 1970s and who spouted lots of colorful wisdoms at the time--some on-target, some not--according to Peter Bart's book about his own years spent at the studio. Here are some of the highlights that emerged from Evans' very mout ... More >>
Ute Lemper musicalizes Bukowski
Reading, music, and PBR with Max G. Morton and friends
The photographer who changed the way we look at—and depict—ourselves.
Plus Leona Christie's 'Parts and Labor' at Redflagg
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 25, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 36Mugging the White LiberalBy Jack NewfieldImagine three goldfish dropped into a fish tank filled with sharks. Or imagine Billy Budd mugged by the Emperor Jones.Then you might have some idea of the malevolent and paran ... More >>
Making bizarre look easy (and bizarre)
Talking magic and the morning after with a New York exile; The Brotherhood of Mutilation returns.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMay 24, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 31Lenny Bruce in LondonBy Charles MarowitzMuch of the pro-reaction here to Lenny Bruce is fatuously eggheaded. The big guns on the London weeklies insist that Bruce is a moralist. Not only insist, but demand that he be ... More >>
The radical who left his will on film
Back for its third year, the ever-growing book fest aims for some international flair
Catch two art openings at the Kitchen
Fifty years after that triple trip of the tongue, Nabokov's nymphet is as mesmerizing as ever
Talking Henry Miller and ATMs at the 21st Annual Porn Awards
Give 'Em Hell, Harry!
PEN Forgets Legendary Publisher Barney Rosset
How to Win Friends and Influence People
The Rebirth of Dixon Place