Here are the 10 best concerts around the city this week, in no particular order.
Barbarians in the Ivory Tower
Veteran sandhogs are finishing tunnels for the future subway, right beneath your feet
Lauren Spierer, the 20-year-old Indiana University student from Westchester who's been missing for 60 days, is still being sought. Except now, the FBI's focus has shifted to a dump in Terre Haute, Indiana. The agency announced that they have "reason to believe that something is in that landfi ... More >>
Not only is today George W. Bush's 65th birthday, and Nancy Reagan's 90th, and the birthday of that girl we went to high school with who dated that one guy before we did (#grudges), it's also National (or International, depending on who you make out with) Kissing Day. This is important, becau ... More >>
The latest missing person case to capture the attention of the national media also has a sadly local link. Lauren Spierer, a 20-year-old student at Indiana University from Greenburgh, New York has been missing since June 3, and was last seen at 4:15 a.m. on a drunken night. The latest obstacl ... More >>
Did you know you can buy vibrators at Duane Reade now? Well, you can. No longer are they illicit devices confined to the vague, grimy territory of sex shops, hidden in brown paper bags or unmarked boxes, purchased late at night on furtive shopping missions to "video stores" with blacked-out w ... More >>
The more sexy a man finds a reporter or newscaster, the less likely he is to call her qualified for serious reporting, according to a study from the Indiana University's Communication Research, as relayed by Salon. The set-up had a 24-year-old woman perform a report on war or politics twice, ... More >>
Meet New York bike-scene fixture Pablo Airaldi. He made friends with everyone—except ICE officials.
Online advertisers target Facebook users based on information Facebook claims not to share, according to two new research papers reported on in today's New York Times. The most jarring of the findings indicates that online marketers "cater" to users based on criteria like sexual preference, d ... More >>
Guess what? According to a new Indiana University study, we are not only influenced as to who we like by our friends and family, but also by total randoms. Especially attractive randoms. Because the hotter you are, the better choices you inevitably make. Right?
Charlie Sheen's household brawl wasn't the only horrifying occurrence crawling through the chimney on Christmas day this year. As gay watchdog Rex Wockner alerts me, a 25-year-old man named Michael J. Griffin went to visit a 53-year-old Indiana University assistant professor named Don Belton ... More >>
From the University of Wisconsin-Madison: "Experts: Big Tobacco Dead by 2047, Possibly Sooner." But if you're a smoker, they'll certainly outlive you. The University of Rochester: "Rock, Pop Historian Assesses Michael Jackson's Greatness." Sample: "The single glove, his patented moonwalk step, that ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesSeptember 13, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 47A Nation of Letter-WritersBy John WilcockThe much-maligned (unjustifiably) Eros quarterly sent out hundreds of thousands of mail-order solicitations to potential subscribers before appearing for the first time ... More >>
As transgenders push for respect, a rift grows with traditional gay leadership
Schools fail the future when they don't teach individual liberties in the Constitution
Hot new book takes center stage in the gay-baiting of Senator Clinton
Will more professors develop video games for their classes?
Student smut, sometimes unauthorized, makes a splash at universities
Get Out Your Checkbooks. It's a Bundle of Fun
NYU's Renaissance Man Contemplates the Fate of the African Expat
Midwest Enclave, Beset By Factional Strife, Braces for the Arrival of the Dalai Lama
How Ben Blew Into (and Out Of) Bloomington
Why TV Ad Agencies Take Female Viewers For Granted