Kevin Kim

  • News

    November 30, 2011

    America’s Top Heathen

    Odin himself might have had a hard time predicting Dan Halloran’s strange career on New York’s City Council

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Dan Halloran, Prince Among Men, Lays Royal Smackdown on NYPD

    Dan to NYPD: Bad cop, no donut.​Our favorite new member of the City Council may not be running for Congress, but he appears to be running for Sheriff of Whitestone. Dan Halloran (R-Queens), the heathen member of the city council who is prince of his own medieval domain, took it upon himself t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    After the parade. Twitpic by Mzthicknflychic. Theeeee Yankees won! Doooooouuug Hoffman lost! The week was a mixed bag -- half fire, half dog poo. How 'bout them Yanks? They won one in Philly, then another, and were back home at the climax. Local merchants didn't get much out of it -- nor, Tom R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Halloran Wins Race, Queens Elects America's First Heathen

    ​ Holy Tyr! Queens voters made American history tonight, when they chose Dan Halloran as the nation's first openly heathen elected official. Halloran will serve as the City Council member from the 19th district, representing Bayside, Auburndale and part of Flushing. He and Kevin Kim were invo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Battle in Bayside Heats Up

    ​Dan Halloran, Republican candidate for city council in district 19, repeatedly refused to be interviewed by the Voice as long as we insisted on asking him about his unusual religion. (Born a Roman Catholic, Halloran is now "first atheling," or prince, of New Normandy, a neo-heathen "Theodist" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Election 2009: Down-Ticket, What Has Become of Our Beautiful Losers?

    In city races the favorites are getting treated as such, with very few deviations. Some of the city council races are downright ridiculous. Bronx incumbent Joel Rivera has defeated his Conservative Party challenger Steven Stern 97 to 3 percent. What an election night party Stern must be having. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    GRAND OL' PAGAN: What Does the Republican 'Heathen' Running for New York's City Council Actually Believe?

    In a photograph from New Normandy's website, Dan Halloran leads a heathen ritual.​Conservative. Republican. Pagan? It was an odd news story that briefly upended what should have been a sleepy City Council race in Bayside: the Queens Tribune reported that a conservative Republican was running ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Barrett: Election Shakeup -- For the First time, a Likely Minority-Majority on the City Council

    Margaret Chin​When the city council elects a new speaker in January, minorities are likely to hold an unprecedented five-vote majority in the 51-member body. The last time the council picked a speaker -- when Christine Quinn was elected in 2006 -- whites still held a one-vote majority. In Tu ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2004

    The Devil You Don't Know

    Our half-century-old fears of North Korea have turned it into a tabula rasa