"Hmm, shall we adopt him?" A pair of guests seem to be saying.
The Zhang Xiaogang opening last night at Chelsea's Pace Gallery was the event of the young spring season. Under threatening skies, and with throngs spilling out into 25th Street, the hangar-size space was thronged with art hangers-on - ... More >>
Well, shit--JUST when we'd finally recovered from 11/11/11, here comes the titanic saturnalia we like to call 12/12/12! So hey, here's 12 songs with "12"/"twelve" in the title, because what the fuck else.
Tom PalumboJack Kerouac, on the road somewhere ...
For many authors over the years, alcohol has been nearly as important a writing tool as pen, paper, poverty, and loneliness. Some have speculated that hard drinking and prolific writing might have similar genetic roots. Another theory is that ... More >>
James Joyce's epic novel Ulysses is set on Thursday, June 16th in Dublin, Ireland, and every year since 1954, literary nerds around the world have gathered together to celebrate Bloomsday. The holiday is named for the novel's protagonist, Leopold Bloom. Typical celebrations of Bloomsday have ... More >>
We were just checking Madonna and her daughter's blog today, like we do every day, and got to thinking: Who does Lourdes write like? David Foster Wallace? F. Scott Fitzgerald? The answer is actually Kurt Vonnegut.
Well, that's what I Write Like, the site where you can copy and paste your dr ... More >>
President Obama's financial disclosure form has been released, and among the salient nuggets are his Vanguard retirement fund (us, too!), his $1.4 million from the Nobel Peace Prize (which he donated to charity), and the news that his Portuguese water dog, Bo, (a gift from the late Senator Ed ... More >>
"We rob banks."Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
February 8, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 17
by Andrew Sarris
The readers of The Village Voice have responded in unprecedented numbers to the fourth annual poll of ten-best lists. For the record, the previous winners are "D ... More >>
Tomorrow, June 16, is Bloomsday -- the day of the year on which the events of James Joyce's Ulysses are supposed to take place -- and usually the occasion for readings, Irish breakfasts, and such like. You can also experience Bloomsday on Twitter, just as Joyce intended, or would have if he had atte ... More >>