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    January 6, 2014

    Former Voice Editor Don Forst Dies; Joined This Paper to Work With Its "Homosexuals" and "Trotskyites"

    Donald "Don" Forst, the former editor of the Village Voice, who also helmed New York Newsday and the Boston Herald during his 50-year career as a journalist, has died at the age of 81. The New York Times obituary didn't cite a cause of death, but Peter Nessen, the friend who confirmed Forst's death ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Big Question Looming As To Iron Man's Future

    The problem with success is in trying to keep it, especially when your pricetag is so high and the sands of time are slipping through the hourglass. Robert Downey Jr. has had a triumph in the Iron Man films, and part 3 is such a blockbuster it's expected to surpass $400 million dollars--that's a lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Don't Rejoice Over Tyler Perry's Flop Movie

    Tyler Perry Presents Peeples hasn't been bringing in the peeples to buy tickets, but let's not celebrate about that. The fact is, it's actually a challenging work that breaks new ground for Perry in that it doesn't pander to conservative church values. Writes Stephen Schaefer in the Boston Herald: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Jessica Chastain In Miss Julie?

    It could happen. In a press conference that was covered by Stephen Schaefer for the Boston Herald, the Oscar nominated actress (currently in Zero Dark Thirty and opening in the horror film Mama)--offered some clues about what her next film project might be. "I'm not sure yet," she said, choosing h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Hillary's Blood Clot: Will It Affect Her Presidential Chances?

    Hillary Clinton is considered a top choice for the Democratic Presidential candidate in 2016. But the blood clot she recently developed after a concussion has both sides offering their opinions as to whether this will hurt her chances (presuming she decides to run, of course). Not surprisingly, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2012

    Indian Giver: Rightbloggers' Yuks at "Fauxcahontas" Elizabeth Warren Turn to Trail of Tears

    Liberal fave Elizabeth Warren is running for Scott Brown's Senate seat in Massachusetts. Just after she announced in September, polls showed her six points behind the incumbent; now, she's running about even with him. Yet if you'd only been following rightbloggers on this race, you'd assume that sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Food Prices to Rise Even Higher; Chefs Are Tweeting Up a Storm

    ​Opting for produce from small, local, organic farms cannot guarantee that you will avoid the food safety issues that go along with large-scale farming. [Washington Post] The USDA is reporting that food prices are expected to rise up to 4.5 percent, the sharpest increase since 1978. [Wall Str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Rachael Ray Mag Changes Hands; Cantaloupe Death Toll Hits 23

    ​A food truck festival has been canceled in Boston this weekend due to the Occupy Boston protest downtown. [Boston Herald] A blogger for Politico went to 25 restaurants frequented by Michelle Obama to "have what she's having" and discovered the First Lady likes vegetables and dirty martinis. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    More Bad News For Madonna

    ​First she got that loathsome batch of hydrangeas and now comes Boston Herald critic Stephen Schaefer's pan of the Madonna-directed W.E., which he saw at the Venice Film Festival. Says Schaefer: The film is "beautifully bland and boring, not to say inane.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Chris Christie and Roger Ailes Have a Secret Relationship; It Sucks to Work For AOL

    ​Fox News boss Roger Ailes loves Chris Christie and has made no secret of his desire for the New Jersey governor to run for president in 2012. Christie maintains that he's 100% not running this time around, though that hasn't stopped a relationship from blooming between the powerful Republican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Nat Hentoff: Hey, New York Times, Quit Calling the North Vietnamese "The Enemy"

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 29, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 26 Know your enemy By Nat Hentoff "ENEMY REPORTED TO DESTROY 23 ARMORED PERSONNEL CARRIERS IN COLUMN" --New York Times, May 28 "KONTUM CLEARED OF FOE" --New York Times, June 6 Like many of you, I hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Don't Ask Don't Tell Opponents Pick Up Some Unlikely Support

    While John McCain gets crankier and crankier about repealing Don't Ask, Don't tell, opponents of the policy have picked up a couple of unlikely allies on the right. After much lobbying, Sen. Scott Brown has finally come around and said he will consider voting to end Don't Ask (along with the usua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    The Great Pumpkin Shortage is Over; Ben & Jerry's No Longer 'All Natural'

    ​The great canned pumpkin shortage of 2009-10 has ended. Nestle, which sells about 85 percent of the canned pumpkin in the U.S., said increased demand was to blame for the shortage. [Boston Herald] As the FDA nears the approval of genetically modified salmon, questions over its safety have ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Stephen Colbert Gets Truthy with Congress; Rightbloggers Scream Like Stuck Eagles (And So Do MSM Reporters)

    Long, bitter experience -- and long, bitter comments at this blog -- have taught us that if there's anything conservatives hate more than Big Gummint and homosexuals, it's someone making fun of them. The outrage that Boss Tweed expressed over "them damned pictures" of himself drawn by Thomas Nast is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Dickson's Farmstand Meats Creates the "Samuel Adams Boston Lager Cut"

    Beef up your beer.​Further reinforcing the link between beef and beer, Boston Beer Co., maker of Samuel Adams, has teamed up with Dickson's Farmstand Meats to create the Samuel Adams Boston Lager Cut, a premium cut of humanely raised beef designed to pair with the beer. "We narrowed it down t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Is Shake Shack Heading North?

    Curbed​The week before last, Miami. This week, Boston? The Boston Herald has gotten wind of possible plans for a Shake Shack outpost on Boston Common. Apparently Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group has submitted a proposal to open its fifth national location in a former "men's comfort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Booze News: Moonshine Makes a Comeback; Drinking Fights Dementia

    ​Brown-Forman, the maker of Jack Daniel's, Southern Comfort, and Fetzer wine, has reported a bigger-than-expected 38 percent climb in fiscal first-quarter earnings after making big cost cuts. The company reduced its work force by 6 percent in response to consumers cutting back on drinking. [Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    The Ghosts of Teddy Kennedy

    ​You half-expected the Post this morning to have re- plated its front page with one of its many Page Six cartoons, the ones depicting a paunchy Teddy Kennedy, wearing heart-bedecked boxer shorts and chasing a perky blonde around the bedroom. Rupert Murdoch never forgave Kennedy for having ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    U.S. Said to Take $1M to Drop Extradition Claim on "Serb Thug"

    The New York Post has a Hillary Clinton headline that looks like a scandal: "BLOOD MONEY: Hill Behind $1M Serb Thug Deal." But followers of the "Serb Thug Miladin Kovacevic" story -- about the Serbian national who beat a Brooklyn kid into a coma in Binghampton, then fled to his native Serbia, where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Edible News Roundup

    South Park Slope, Brooklyn, is about to get their very own Atomic Wings, opening soon on Ninth Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. [FitR] The New York Wine and Food Festival kicks off this Thursday, with the Chelsea Market After Dark event, (which, unfortunately, is sold out). But there are ple ... More >>

  • News

    August 19, 2008

    The Harrowing Adventures of President Obama

    Looking back on his first term

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Dark Knight Even More Cursed

    There's a Dark Night curse going on, and not just for those who shell out $12 to see it. It seems as if virtually everyone who's in the thing is finding themselves in some unsavory scrape with either the law or oblivion, maybe because they all participated in one sequel too many. I was totally ahead ... More >>

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    July 29, 2008
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    July 9, 2008

    Is It Time To Bench the A-Rod Saga?

    Is the Alex Rodriguez divorce story finally starting to die down a bit?

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    TABLOIDED: Barack Obama is a Christian and a Yankees-Red Sox merger?

    It's Monday, and we're sluggish. Perhaps it's the depressing idea that our morning commute has gotten more expensive or that the two presidential candidates could be determined by tomorrow night or maybe, just maybe it's the idea that the owners of the two biggest rivals in sports, the Yankees and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    Turkey Alert: Paris When She Fizzles

    Some would say Paris Hilton's best performance was telling Larry King that she's embraced the Bible instead of open bars, but Paris herself feels it's in the romantic comedy The Hottie and the Nottie. The Teflon socialite took her role in the film so seriously that she worked with the same acting c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2008

    TABLOIDED: Super Week!

    It's Friday, and Mayor Bloomberg is allowing non-uniformed city employees to be decked out in Giants gear in anticipation of Sunday's Super Bowl match-up with the New England Patriots (or, as the Post calls them, the *s). The tabs have been wearing Big Blue pride all week, and today is no exception. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2008

    Star Ledger: More About Why Heath Quit Me

    Boston Herald film writer Stephen Schaefer has written a poignant blog post about Heath's passing and has included an interview he did with the actor last November, filled with typically honest nuggets. Among Heath's revelations, "For me, the only time I'm alive, living, experiencing, feeling, and r ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2007

    Diamonds are Forever

    Rudy Giuliani downplays the value of his jewelry collection

  • Music

    November 29, 2005

    The New Mixtape

    DVD magazines released straight to the street turn crime kingpins into hip-hop heroes

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    August 18, 2004
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    August 17, 2004
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    August 12, 2003

    Der Vild, Vild Vest!

    Arnold Rides In With His Own Brand of Machine

  • News

    April 24, 2001

    Hip Hop War

    The Minister vs. the Mogul

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    August 22, 2000
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    July 27, 1999
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    April 27, 1999