Mr. White goes to Washington
SPOILER ALERT! I liked J. Edgar, the Clint Eastwood directed flick, written by Dustin Lance Black, about controversial crime fighter J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.
Clint Eastwood's film about FBI tough guy J. Edgar Hoover (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) is almost upon us, and already there's word about how the gay content we've long heard about is treated, if at all. Says Todd McCarthy in his Hollywood Reporter review:
The FBI has released a cache of documents about the Village Voice dating from 1969 to 1997 that are now available under FOIA. Bomb threats! Contras! Secret lists! Ed Koch vs. J. Edgar Hoover! First up: were Village Voice subscribers in the '70s added to a creepy secret government list? A le ... More >>
David Shankbone/WikipediaFresh off playing J. Edgar Hoover, Leonardo DiCaprio is being buzzed about to play a less closety gay. According to The Guardian, he's supposedly the frontrunner to play Alan Turing, the math wiz who helped break the Nazi code but who was broken himself when his homo ... More >>
"Hogan!"In 1942, a team of Nazi saboteurs armed with bomb-making supplies and instructions to perform multiple acts of terrorism emerged on the shores of Long Island and Florida. Details of this mission from a MI5 intelligence officer were recently declassified, Yahoo reports, and they paint ... More >>
You figure out the names.
Leonardo DiCaprio will kiss Social Network hottie Armie Hammer in Clint Eastwood's upcoming film about FBI bulldog J. Edgar Hoover. But he won't don drag in the role!
J. Edgar Hoover had his FBI eye on Runnin' Scared in 1969, just-released Teddy Kennedy files reveal. In fact, he called us liars, the greatest blurb quote we've ever garnered.
Yep, they came into Musto's house and took away trash bags full of evidence, searching for any possible clue of alleged--and I repeat alleged--wrongdoing! Apparently, they even went into my car and nabbed my satellite radio!
We were surprised and pleased to see New York Post theater reporter Michael Reidel get a prime slot in this morning's rotation. We should have known something was up. Reidel gets Angelica Page, daughter of Rip Torn, to talk smack about her dad. "He's pissed away so much -- so much of his tim ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 31, 1964, Vol. X, No. 11Pickets for Pot Push LegalizationBy Mary Perot NicholsIn a light drizzle on a gloomy last Sunday, a dedicated picket line marched in front of the City Department of Welfare's headquarters on the east side of To ... More >>
With the ghost of J. Edgar Hoover returning, Ray Kelly yields some ground to the NYCLU
Cristina Alesci, of the CUNY J-School team that provided us with entertaining voter audio last week, has obtained via FOIL request the FBI's files on David Halberstam, Pulitzer-Prize winning New York Times reporter and author of The Best and the Brightest. A third of the pages are redacted, but the ... More >>
Well, according to the Post, the answer is "both made a sex tape." In an exclusive report, the Post reveals that a 16mm film of Marilyn Monroe going downtown on an unidentified man sold for $1.5 million at auction. The version that was sold is an illicit copy of an FBI-classified film that seems to ... More >>
History glows in The Conscientious Objector; vapidity kills Caryl Churchill's dumb cartoon
A radical on the bench weighs an FBI agent's fate
The NYPD has a long-standing reputation for its "excessive" surveillance. Now more than ever.
Black berets and leather coats are out, Ski Iraq tees are in
Not only the president is in need of an education on the Bill of Rights
Now you can find out if you're being surveilled by the FBI or the NYPD.
A talented mafioso who helped the FBI beat the KKK still haunts his ex-handlers
Son revisits the sins of the father on America
The son revisits the sins of the father on America
The muckraking outsider never gave a damn about entree
Two books tease out shadowy subtexts—from the past seven decades to just last year
A conservative libertarian targets Ashcroft and Mueller for violating First Amendment
What the McGreevey mess means for closets, corruption, and casting couches
Classified FBI Bulletin Reveals Tactics at Protests
Who's That Next to Us at the Meeting?
'There Would Be No Place to Hide'
Ever Bigger FBI Flails at the Enemy Within
Not Your Daddy's Reunion
Haste Could Lay Waste to Liberty
McCarthyism Can Rise Again
The Return of J. Edgar Hoover
During World War II, some 10,000 Italian immigrants in America were displaced. Another 50,000 lived under curfew. Others spent months or years in internment camps.
''In the new George Michael video, two very arresting male cops are locked in a passionate kiss, bringing new meaning to the word entrapment.''