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 >>
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 >>
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 >>