Joe Gould

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Five Great Literary Landmarks of NYC: Taverns and Restaurants

    The White Horse Tavern as it looks today Stay in one place long enough, many bars have found, and you're likely to eventually develop literary cachet. Indeed, many of the city's most venerable taverns - Old Town, McSorley's, and the currently-defunct Chumley's - are or were lined with the dust jac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    The Minetta Tavern Has Been Made Into a Video Game

    via Jeremiah's Vanishing New YorkJoe Gould is immortalized in digital form.​Although it's been so thoroughly McNally-fied that its famous portrait of Joe Gould no longer has a place there, the Minetta Tavern has been reinvented yet again, this time as a video game.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Minetta Tavern Gains Michelin Star, Loses Joe Gould

    ​Like many shut-ins, we had not noticed that the Minetta Tavern had been transformed into a hip boite until Jeremiah of Jeremiah's Vanishing New York, who still gets around a little, informed us of it. The new Minetta serves a "cote de boeuf... a sublime hunk of glorious meat that you dream ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2009

    Wait, Did He Really Call the Beats 'Whores'?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 5, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 50 The Notnik Dear Sir: Once I was so broke that Joe Gould bought me a beer. I've lived in the Village for 15 years. I've been a faithful reader of The Voice since the first issue. I've watched the invasion of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 4, 2008

    Joe Gould's Last Rites

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 28, 1957, Vol. II, No. 44 Last Rites for a Bohemian By Dan Balaban Finally they bearded and buried Joe Gould. On Friday morning, August 23, he lay clean-shaven, hands folded, made up like a little wax doll, in the chapel of the Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008

    'What Ever Happened to Joe Gould?'

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 21, 1957, Vol. II, No. 43 Joe Gould, Bohemian "What ever happened to Joe Gould?" At least someone in the Village must have asked that question every day for the past five years. The secret is now out -- and the story is over. Joe Gou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    "Frosty the Goldman" and Other Odes to Subprime Profiteers

    This video of protesters greeting Goldman Sachs investment bankers outside of their holiday party may be a week or so old, but the sentiments are timeless. And hearing the lyrics to "Frosty the Goldman" would melt even the coldest heart (unless of course that heart belongs to the bankers who profit ... More >>

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • Film

    May 24, 2005

    Man Shows

    The modern American sportsman, as skate punk, ringside messiah, and prison bitch

  • Film

    July 29, 2003

    Tooth and Nail

    Hope Davis's Ordinary Magic

  • Film

    September 10, 2002
  • Books

    August 13, 2002
  • Specials

    April 18, 2000
  • News

    April 4, 2000

    Joe Gould's Secret History

    The Diary of a Legendary Village Bohemian Surfaces at NYU

  • Film

    April 4, 2000