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  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    The History of Horrorcore

    While hip-hop is a worldwide multi-billion dollar industry at this point, a big part of what's kept rap music so fresh and vibrant for almost 40 years now is the constant innovations coming from its various regional sub-genres. While tracing the lineage of rap styles has been made easier with the ad ... More >>

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    November 9, 2011

    Joe Frazier: No One's Second Banana

    ​Joe Frazier's death on Monday from liver cancer was overshadowed by the Penn State sex abuse scandal. Wasn't that always the way with Joe? Something or somebody always seemed to steal his thunder. He was one of the greatest heavyweight champions who ever lived, losing fights only to Muhamm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Barbara Long Gets a Crotch-Full From Joe Namath

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 17, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 40 Making Contact With Broadway Joe by Barbara Long The masses forever fend for themselves as best they can, and, forever elitists, young writers go straight to political leaders for that love and attentio ... More >>

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    July 13, 2010

    George Steinbrenner, 1930-2010

    ​"What does it matter what you say about someone?" Marlene Dietrich says about Orson Welles at the end of Touch Of Evil. What, indeed? Except that now, at the end, we should say a few things about George Steinbrenner that even out the other things we remember all too well: the ridiculous outbu ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2007

    The True Homer

    Hold the innocence: Remember Phil Rizzuto as he truly was

  • News

    June 19, 2007

    The Second Battle of Bushwick

    Thirty years after the blackout riots, it's getting hot all over again

  • NYC Life

    April 17, 2007

    Eddie Robinson's Unlikely Pal

    Remembering the Grambling legend and his unusual friend

  • News

    May 9, 2006

    Fire Storms

    An inferno in Greenpoint highlights a drop in the number of fire investigators

  • Books

    April 12, 2005

    Escape From New York

    When Gotham bottomed out: A serial killer, widespread arson, and the seeds of reinvention

  • Books

    September 21, 2004
  • NYC Life

    November 19, 2002
  • Music

    March 12, 2002
  • News

    January 22, 2002

    Slinging Rehash

    'Ali': Imitation of a Life

  • News

    December 25, 2001
  • Film

    December 25, 2001
  • NYC Life

    September 4, 2001


    Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance

  • News

    January 25, 2000

    Sorting Out the Super Bowl Bluster

    It Ain't Over Till the Clichés Are Spoken

  • News

    January 11, 2000

    The Century in Sports

    The Eighth Annual Village Voice Sportswriters' Poll

  • Music

    May 4, 1999