Herbert Hoover

  • Theater

    October 10, 2012

    1931-: The 47 Percent Solution

    ReGroup Theatre revives the Group Theatre's second play

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Download: Driphouse's Gurgling "Chompers World"

    The cover of Driphouse's Root 91.​Driphouse is a dizzying cumulus cloud of leapfrogging electronic squelch courtesy of Daren Ho, formerly of Iowa City psych-noise institution Raccoo-oo-oon. Ho made the trip to Brooklyn in 2008, and since then his sparkling, crystalline synth tones (released on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Empire State Building

    ​Dear Empire State Building, Happy 80th! Wow, that's old. You were born (completed, really, is the word) on May 1st, 1931, during the Great Depression. Standing 1,454' 8 9/166" tall, you were the tallest building in the world for forty years! A masterpiece of Art Deco design (although -- let ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Which Late, Legendary Broadway Star...?

    ​Turned down three of the biggest parts in musical history? The talented nutjob rejected the title roles in the '60s smashes Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and Funny Girl!!! That's like ripping up three winning lottery tickets!

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Studies in Crap: "When you see those hot love pictures, it makes you feel like having sexual relations."

    Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. ​ Hell Over Hollywood: The Truth About the Movies! Author: Jitterbug-hating revi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    YAF Goes Wild for Barry Goldwater

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 15, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 21 Garden Packed for Goldwater By Mary Perot Nichols "I would like to see a liberal journalist come to the Garden tonight and say that we don't exist," said the young Yale man with crew-cut and horn-rim glasses ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Super Sunday! Bread and circuses and suicide bombings!

    The Taliban conduct a night ambush against U.S. troops on January 24. A commenter on this YouTube video wrote: "holy cow, tracer rounds are so cool!" Yeah, really cool. What a Sunday in sports and terror: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer fought to the death in a Grand Slam final, and so did the Pit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Rightbloggers' New Hope for McCain Victory: Bill Ayers and Herbert Hoover

    It was a hard week for John McCain: after his lackluster debate performance, an unflattering report on Sarah Palin's trooper business, and continuing turmoil in the stock market, he's down in the polls. His supporters are feeling the desperation: McCain rallies have grown so furious that some of his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008

    Bush Bailout? Rightbloggers Say OK -- Fight Hackers, Sandra Bernhard Instead!

    Over the past week Wall Street slid further into socialism with a federal takeover of AIG, an SEC ban against short-selling, a speedy court-approved sell-off of newly-bankrupt Lehman Brothers assets, and other extraordinary events. We must give some credit for consistency to those rightbloggers wh ... More >>

  • Theater

    July 11, 2006

    Grand Hotel

    Damn the bill—full-speed farce ahead

  • News

    September 6, 2005

    Rudy to the Rescue

    Katrina stuns, Bush stumbles—time to call the master of disaster

  • Film

    August 2, 2005

    The Incorporation of Dreams

    Freud's Machiavellian public relations relation and how he sold the world on capitalism

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2005

    The Next President of the United States, George Pataki!

    If the soon-to-be ex-governor's chances are history, here's what they look like White House, NYS Governor's OfficeRoosevelt, Fillmore, and Rockefeller all made it—but only FDR and Fillmore made it to the White House. The fourth man pictured is rumored to think he can, too. George Pataki's ch ... More >>

  • News

    June 29, 2004

    Kerry's Catholic Question

    Cardinal Edward Egan faces a defining moment in the 2004 race for the White House

  • News

    March 23, 2004

    GOP's Pimp My Candidate

    MTV Meets RNC in Times Square

  • News

    July 15, 2003

    Union of Lost Souls

    Leading Democrats Go AWOL on Overtime Vote

  • News

    April 15, 2003
  • Music

    March 11, 2003

    What's Not to Like?

    A Success Story Where the Good Guys Win?

  • News

    September 14, 1999

    Talk Radio and the Police

    WABC Chills the Air