Subject:

John Murtagh

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Lenny Bruce Isn't Served By "Lenny," Nat Hentoff Says

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 10, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 23 The hunting of Lenny Bruce By Nat Hentoff During the first half of the play, "Lenny," I was thinking primarily of how well Lenny's material stands up. Even when someone else is doing it -- five years aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2010

    Rage of the Panthers: The Ghetto on Trial

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 19, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 8 Rage of the Panthers: The Ghetto on Trial by Jonathan Black February 17 was Huey's birthday, and the 13th floor courtroom at 100 Centre Street was empty and quiet. The Panthers announced that if Judge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Clip Job: Head-Shrinking the Lenny Bruce Conviction!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesNovember 26, 1964, Vol. X, No. 6The Bruce Conviction: A View from the CouchBy John TarburtonAn interesting article in the New York Times of November 5 recounts the conviction of Lenny Bruce on the previous day for giving "obscene performances" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    NY State Senate Battle Has Bill Ayers, Abortion Clinic Violence, And Much More!

    The Lower Hudson Journal News reported last week that Yonkers Councilman John Murtagh has been working the GOP's current Bill Ayers angle against Barack Obama. What gives it more oomph in this case is that the Weather Underground, to which Ayers belonged, firebombed Murtagh's home in 1970. (Murtagh' ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    August 8, 2006

    Freeze Frame on a Bad Cop

    Still stuck in prison for three decades: the once famous, now forgotten, Bill Phillips

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Bad Boy Shyne

    The Gangsta Life and Times of Jamal Barrow

  • News

    January 2, 2001

    Daddy Under the Gun

    Publicly, Rap Mogul Won’t Beg; Quietly, He Pleads

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