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  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Long Island-Based Kids Modelling Agency Was a $250,000 Scam, Says Nassau County DA

    Banking on kids' dreams of becoming famous, four people have been charged for scamming families with promises of landing their children acting and modelling jobs through their bogus modelling agency. Between 2010 and 2012, James Muniz, Jennifer Santiago, Jennifer Diaz-Domenech, and Michelle Alperin- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    The Band Perry and the Triumph of Nashville's "Cauc-Pop"

    Every couple weeks, the Voice takes a hard listen to the music in which millions of Americans soak. The Band Perry, "Done" Current Billboard Country Chart Position: 15 Yes, "cauc-pop." What else to call the Nashville radio hits that, since Dolly went disco, have drawn so fully on the deepest tradi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    The Ten Best Country Albums of 2012

    This list of the year's best country albums is assembled with two important premises in mind: First: If the people who record and listen to these records consider them country, than they're damn well country. Purists who argue that country should still sound like '68, '76, '84 or whenever are in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Chris de Burgh's "The Lady In Red" Drenches Sweet Moments In Melted Cheese

    This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>

  • News

    June 20, 2012

    Lesbians . . . Funny?!?

    Dyke comics have moved far beyond Ellen DeGeneres's comfy, homespun humor

  • News

    June 20, 2012

    Does 'Gay Inc.' Believe in Free Speech?

    In the battle over gay rights, dissent during wartime isn't always tolerated

  • Voice Choices

    March 28, 2012


    Cintra Wilson discusses Fear and Clothing

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Angelo Carusone, Tweeter Behind @StopRush and @StopBeck, On Rush Limbaugh's Implosion

    Angelo Carusone is the Director of Online Strategy for Media Matters for America. Even prior to that gig, he's been known in the Twitterverse during the past couple of years as @StopBeck, an online campaign to let Glenn Beck's advertisers know where their advertising dollars were going. The Voice sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Rush Limbaugh Loses More Than 30 Advertisers Over "Slut" Remark

    Rush Limbaugh famously used his syndicated radio show to call Georgetown U student Sandra Fluke, who's in favor of Obama's birth control policy, a "slut" and a "prostitute." Rush profusely apologized, but the advertisers aren't buying it and they're dropping like discontented little corporate flies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    The Top 9 Things Overheard Outside Last Night's Secret Skrillex Show

    As you may have by now heard, last night, as part of his weeklong New York takeover, dubstep phenom Skrillex played a show so secret that even he didn't know its whereabouts. Nevertheless, Voice nightlife correspondent Puja Patel managed to score an invite, one that required us to meet at another se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Jay-Z's Rocawear Line Plans To Sell "Occupy All Streets" Shirts, Proceeds To Go To... Jay-Z?

    Jay, showing off his new item. ​After wowing tri-state area crowds during his Watch The Throne shows with Kanye West, Jay-Z was spotted wearing a tshirt that said "Occupy Wall Street(s)"; the shirt was actually a prototype, and his clothing line Rocawear will eventually sell them to the public ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    J.C. Penney Does Something Dumb Again

    Have you seen this ad? Are you horribly offended by it? Or do you think it's corny, and not very good? Do you shop at J.C. Penney? J.C. Penney, if you'll remember, was recently put on trial by the Internet for selling a shirt for girls that said "I'm too pretty to do homework." People did not like t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Topman Joins the Offensive T-Shirt Club With Woman-Hating Line

    ​How offensive can a piece of cotton with some writing across it be? Let us count the ways. It can carry the message that girls are stupid. That looks are more important than anything. Or that math is hard. Or, it can carry the message that men think women are basically dogs and...have numerou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Forever 21's 'Allergic to Algebra' Shirt Joins Pantheon Of Sexist Discount Clothing

    There's a new sexist t-shirt for young girls in town, this one courtesy of fast-fashion mega-chain Forever 21. The store is offering a shirt that will accomplish two things: wear out within two weeks and also send a message to your daughter that because she's female, she's not very smart. ​ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Rookie, Tavi Gevinson's Teen Girlmag, Is Here

    via Rookie​Tavi Gevinson, the teenage fashion blogger and budding media mogul, has launched her new online magazine for adolescent girls. Rookie is here, it has a cool vintage-y design, and the first issue features contributions from big names like Sady Doyle, Dan Savage, Joss Whedon, and Zooe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    Comments of the Week: The Village Voice T-Shirt Giveaway!

    ​Happy Labor Day to all! In our rush to get started on the holiday weekend, we didn't do our Comments of the Week roundup on Friday, so here it is in a special Monday edition. Every week we highlight a few comments that were particularly smart, or made us laugh, or started a thought-provoking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    A User's Guide To Fashion's Night Out

    If you ask Michelle Trachtenberg politely maybe she'll reprise this. Well, it's that time of year again: Friday's Fashion's Night Out brings a whole slew of free ways for you to stalk your favorite celebs, stare at pretty things you will pretend to consider to buy, and get some swag and music appr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    The Wonder Woman Makeover, or When Bad Things Happen to Superheroes

    via the New York Times​Imagine our excitement when we learned that our dear Wonder Woman of the awesome star-speckled short shorts and bullet-busting arm wristlet-thingies and sexy-yet-rugged bustier (plus, calf-high go-go/shit-kickers!) was to get a makeover. Because, she already looked prett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2010

    Retrospective: Clark Hoyt, New York Times Public Editor and People's Champ, Steps Down

    ​Clark Hoyt, public editor of the New York Times -- charged with trying "to help this newspaper live up to its own high journalistic standards" -- published his final column Sunday. Hoyt, a former Pulitzer Prize-winning editor reporter became the third man to hold the ombudsman position in 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    'Tis the Season: Protesters Hit A Queens Mall With Demands For a Living Wage

    As shoppers scurried to snatch up last minute gifts inside the Queens Center Mall, local elected officials and community organizations painted the shopping destination's landlord, Macerich, as the latest Grinch in the ongoing fight for living wages -- just days after the city council rejected a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Quick Hits

    Mayor Bloomberg spoke for Sonia Sotomayor at the hearings today, lauded her appointment on diversity grounds in that she would represent The Bronx. (Ginsburg is from Brooklyn, Scalia from Queens.) "My grandmother was born in Montgomery, Alabama," Manhattan D.A. Robert Morgenthau told Alabama Sena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2009

    It's Oscar Night: The Liveblog!

    Welcome to the Village Voice's not-really-annual Oscar liveblog! Feel the electricity. Not sure if you've heard, but: This year's Academy Awards will be UNLIKE ANY YOU'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE! First of all: They've hired an architect to design the set. Money well spent. Next: Taking a page from The M ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 1, 2008

    Six Signs of a Sick Economy

    Read this and then start hunting for some recession-proof bargains

  • NYC Life

    March 7, 2006

    What's Really Inside

    J.C. Penney is now hip?

  • NYC Life

    January 11, 2005
  • NYC Life

    December 28, 2004
  • News

    January 28, 2003

    First-Class? No, Glazer Takes Coach.

    Tampa Bay Owner Watches Gruden Deal Pay Off

  • Music

    November 19, 2002

    Tween-Pop Suppressed!

    Five-Girl Armies and Finnish Martians Fall Through the Cracks

  • NYC Life

    August 13, 2002
  • Columns

    September 5, 2000
  • News

    October 12, 1999
  • News

    March 2, 1999

    Mutual Satisfaction

    Got money on the brain as tax time looms? Save the planet and make a profit.

  • News

    December 8, 1998

    Hyde & Seek

    Wider probe could burn judiciary chair

  • NYC Life

    June 23, 1998

    Bridal Paths

    the ring cycle