Jason Newman

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Urlesque Bids Us a Sad Farewell With a Meme-Packed Video

    Urlesque is officially closing up shop today. In an appropriate goodbye post, Jason Newman strung together the most popular memes of the last three years into a video backed by "The End of The Road" by Boyz II Men. Can you identify all of the memes in the video? Don't worry, we've got you covered wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Rock-Critic Pop Quiz #6: Can You Name Metallica's Bass Players?

    Robert Trujillo looks none too pleased that no one knows his name​We've already proven that an entire generation of rock critics know precious little about rap, punk, r&b, Dylan, and the Doors (though we're not too ashamed about that last one). So, for the sixth edition of our crow-eating Are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Q&A: Brother Ali on Rock the Bells and The Importance of Getting Touched By Ghostface

    Cover of Ali's The Truth is Here EP Of the many details that differentiate Brother Ali from your average rapper, it is important to note that after delving deep into the painful dissolution of his emotionally abusive marriage on his 2007 album The Undisputed Truth, Ali wraps things up by telling h ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 4, 2009


    The notorious karaoke folks pay tribute to their fallen idol

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    This Week in the Village Voice: Fro-yo, Siren and Musto Returns!

    Why is this artist getting the boot from his Chelsea apartment? Could his $576 rent have anything to do with it? SIREN 2008: Music editor Rob Harvilla notes that the weirdest, and possibly best, band on the bill at this Saturday’s music festival (put on by the Voice) is the opening act, Dragons ... More >>

  • Specials

    November 18, 2003