The "tremendous irony" of moving Midtown to the East Village
Protest that got your hands dirty
Relive Garry Kasparov’s match against a super-computer
It was a thing of grace. That machine yielded to his will as though it had woken up with the sun, puffed a stale cigarette, choked down some black coffee, and idled patiently until unlikely captain Kurt Vile, reluctant guitar hero and folk journeyman, arrived. The Kurt you don't know is every bit as ... More >>
Time-share royalty's time might be up
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. Boys' Life, September, 1968 Publisher: Boy Scouts of America The Cover Promises: In the future, ghostly kids will don aluminu ... More >>
Plus Irrelevant: Local Emerging Asian Artists Who Don't Make Work About Being Asian at Arario Gallery
Consumer Reports evaluated 14 different supermarket brands of refrigerated and frozen chicken nuggets, including two made from soy, one of which scored highest, health-wise. The Health is Wealth product was said to taste horribly. [NY Daily News] The latest food to be recalled is lettuce sol ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 18, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 35Is MacD Still the Place to Hang One's Hip Card?By Sally KemptonThe Bleecker Tavern has given way to a cider bar, the hipsters have left Googie's, and John Mitchell no longer runs the Gaslight. Israel Young, seeking r ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesNovember 21, 1963, Vol. IX, No. 5The Little Machine That Couldn'tBy Mary Perot Nichols...A recent story in the New York Times headlined "Electronics Ends Housing Muddle"...could easily have led the unwary reader to believe that it was all coming ... More >>
Binghamton authorities held a press conference with the Governor. (Previous coverage here and here.) The number of dead has been confirmed at 14. Four wounded are in critical condition. The police led out 37 people unharmed. Police found a man with "a satchel" whom they presume is the gunman. They c ... More >>
The national unemployment rate went to 8.1 percent last month as 651,000 jobs were lost. The losses are attributable not only to collapsing Wall Street giants, but also to corner-cutting by "healthy" companies like IBM, who in January announced a strong 4th quarter and said that "most importantly, w ... More >>
Television tangles with modern art—Warhol wins
Surreal white blobs invade a midtown glass skyscraper
Who's skeptical about the mayor's traffic plan? The companies bidding to run it.
Recommendations by R.C. Baker
Filmmaker Al Maysles moves offices; you win
Carnivalesque attractions and nutty conundrums that tease both the mind and senses
Do Weird Computer Noises Point to Imminent Meltdown?
How to Recharge in a Blackout
Investigating Inner and Outer Space
Governor Cashes in Himself, and Hands Us Big Overdue Bill
Researchers Uncover Records of the Company's Work at Death-Camp Complex
Estimating the Length of Home Runs
How IBM Helped Automate the Nazi Death Machine in Poland
Free Traders and Fair Traders in Stalemate as CEOs Converge on New York
Is That a Mountain or a Sidewalk?
Art's Bad Boys Mark Their Targets
Listening to Dorfman, Whose Dream Came True
Old-school Online Service Pulls the Plug
Could the NYSE Hold the Key to the Future of Electronic Trading?
Wonks Predict Stormy Health Care Ahead
Tired of Typing? Slip on Some Cyborg Gloves.
Unleashing Progressive Politics on the Technopoly