See why patti smith loves this depraved French classic
The thrills of '90s queer films still live at BAM
And the entire LGBT community can rest a little easier. In the new Gay & Lesbian Review, author Edmund White says: "Kramer is notoriously provocative. "Larry was resentful that I was away living in Paris in the middle of the AIDS crisis.
Odd Future and Mos Def in New York, circa two days ago. Photo by Brook Bobbins.By now you've heard about Odd Future, the polarizing Los Angeles rap collective that got a lot of New York-based critics and labels pretty excited the other night in the basement of Webster Hall. And if you've list ... More >>
Jay Scheib adapts Samuel R. Delany's epic science-fiction classic Dhalgren
Sixteen years after a controversial departure, a return
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 25, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 36Mugging the White LiberalBy Jack NewfieldImagine three goldfish dropped into a fish tank filled with sharks. Or imagine Billy Budd mugged by the Emperor Jones.Then you might have some idea of the malevolent and paran ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 12, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 21Mekas JailedBy Stephanie Gervis HarringtonThe New American Cinema has run afoul of the old American determination to keep our culture clean. The first casualties were Village Voice film critic and new wave movie-mak ... More >>
The radical who left his will on film
Mike Daisey lets loose, while Oedipus strikes some chords
BAM series takes literal approach in honoring French rebel
Black berets and leather coats are out, Ski Iraq tees are in
Smug penguins and bitchy snowflakes: An opinionated tour of the season's department store windows
Fifty years after that triple trip of the tongue, Nabokov's nymphet is as mesmerizing as ever
The founder of the 'Village Voice' Obies recalls what led to their inception 50 years ago
Remembering the voice of moral responsibilityand unembarrassed hedonism
Who else would have put Genet, Chanel, Beckett, and Fabian within the same covers?
Proust Stays in the Shadows, or, What the Housekeeper Saw
Mutiny on the Bounty's what these stevedores are all about
Lust for Life
Brazil's Working-Class Heroes
What Kind of Political Theater Are We Really After?
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
PEN Forgets Legendary Publisher Barney Rosset
How to Win Friends and Influence People
The Pursuit of Paris
DUMBA Takes Off