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In an alternately funny and maudlin statement, Conan O'Brien announces he will not accept the pushed-back time slot into which NBC wants to shove him to accommodate the new 11 p.m. Jay Leno show. "I currently have no other offer and honestly have no idea what happens next," says O'Brien, but desp ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 15, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 48 The Dodgers: Triumph Of the Nebbish By Stan Fischler The Los Angeles Dodgers are Herbie Flam and don't even know it. Perhaps it's better that way. Herbie Flam, like the Dodgers, was born in Brook ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 4, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 11 After Paar, What? By Richard Sharp In the beginning some of us saw great possibilities for television. Think what miracles of communication might be accomplished, we argued, with millions of separate audien ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 19, 1958, Vol. III, No. 21 Jack O'Brian and the Art of Criticism [In the Village Voice for March 5, columnist Nat Hentoff praised the Journal-American's Jack O'Brian as one of the few good television critics in New York City. A contrar ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 25, 1957, Vol. III, No. 9 Jack Kerouac: Off the Road, Into the Vanguard By Howard Smith Out front the J.J. Johnson Quartet heats up the buzzing, jammed-in, packed house to a supercharged, pregnant pitch. In a back alcove, near t ... More >>
Excerpts from his first 50 years at the Voice