Throughout two decades and ten albums, D.C. rock outfit Clutch has evolved into one of the mightiest blues-rock bands around. One of the tangibles that make Clutch stand out is vocalist Neil Fallon, whose lyrical output and delivery at times borders on the edge of both awesomely absurd and absurdly ... More >>
On the afternoon of Dec. 19, Nellie Kelly's phone rang. The caller identified himself as an inmate on Rikers Island, and told her he had some bad news about her brother, Ronald Spear. The inmate's name was Jesse James. He was 29, and had been awaiting trial since September in the jail known as the ... More >>
The show started with great dignity. Morgan Freeman came out and a friend of mine said, "Is that the one who fucks the granddaughter?"
In the shadow of his brothers' Tea Party fame, Bill Koch seems almost like a normal billionaire.
Social and economic turmoil? Don't ask. At least we had Lady Gaga to tell us what to do.
When America watched its sweetheart Sandra Bullock get humiliated by her philandering husband Jesse James, the salaciousness was compounded by the fact that not only was the man sleeping with a porn star, but he was sleeping with a porn star who liked to dress up like to dress up like a Nazi. ... More >>
Jim Thompson's pulp masterpiece loses its void onscreen
Just as he'd pretty much fallen off our radars, Jesse James is back, this time demanding our attention by dubbing himself "the world's most hated man." ABC's Nightline interview with James is set to air on Tuesday; early teasers show the self-professed sex addict mourning oh-so-woefully tha ... More >>
This whip-smart observation about the queen of Wasilla just came in from reader Allan Hayton, who should know, since he's from Alaska himself: "Seeing as how Sarah Palin is so fond of spreading her message of hate and intolerance via Twitter, I think it is only appropriate we call her Twitle ... More >>
Oh, Jesse James. We at the Voice are so over people dressing like Nazis. Here's a tip, JJ: If Prince Harry apologized for it in 2005, it's a trend that's jumped the shark. (Personally, I thought it was over in 1945, but then I've never been into the military look ... Grey-green? Not my color. ... More >>
Despite having survived the Great Summer of Wetness '09, it seems we tri-staters are having a hard time with this recent spate of precipitation. Yes, we're only 2 inches away from the "wettest March on record" (in 1973, 10.5 inches). Yes, rivers have flooded, trees have fallen, power has be ... More >>
When I win an Oscar for Best Actress, I am certainly not going to accept it with a morose pout, then promptly go into hiding in humiliation in order to work out the details of my shattered personal life. But that's just what poor Sandra Bullock had to do because her man, Jesse James had date ... More >>
Jesse James obviously has an affinity for porn stars. In fact, he clearly favors them over Oscar winners. The disgraced husband of Sandra Bullock was recently revealed to have dated some self-promoting heat-seeking ball of tattoos named Michelle Bombshell. And the latest bombshell on Michel ... More >>
Barring a massive surge of readership between now and Thursday night (and with Michael Musto half-naked on this week's cover, anything is possible), we can safely say that the following stories generated the most interest from our readers this year. (And watch out for #3 -- it's definitely Not Safe ... More >>
"Mickey Rourke and I don't punch each other physically, but we do punch each other in other ways--it's emotional." Sam Rockwell is an actor who's both comfortable propping up bigger stars--he was a supporting player alongside Brad Pitt in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ... More >>
"This song's about baseball..." Only three tunes into their Friday set, and the Felice Brothes cut straight to "Cooperstown," the nearly seven-minute ballad about an 18 year old Ty Cobb's first ever at-bat. The band's ramshackle slow numbers probably sound better live from a meadow near their Cats ... More >>
Newsweek, of all cultural edifices, is the sole US possessor of the streaming audio to the title track of Bob Dylan's new album I Feel A Change Coming On--until tomorrow, anyway, when it hits the man's own website. The Times Online, overseas, pairs their copy of the mp3 with an inspired interview ... More >>
The risky business of plotting to kill Hitler
DIY Americana comes to DCKT gallery
The examination of Jesse James
An epic gusher, Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood strikes oil, and then some
The famous outlaw, the fawning outcast, and an epic movie that's as stylized as it is insane
Will the public get off, or just the studios?
Public enemies tricoastal, and that doesn't even count the Balkan guys
Aussie renegade heroism and British dental derring-do thrive against overwhelming odds
The Poet of Gower Avenue Winds Down His Dirty Life and Times
Long the Difference Between Guilt and Innocence, Fingerprints Themselves Are on Trial
Hardest Movie Quiz Answers Revealed
FBI Documents Raise Questions of Wider Conspiracy, Feds' Forewarning