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  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Q&A: Sing Sing Records Honcho Jeremy Thompson On Running A Reissue Label And His Book Wired Up!

    Brooklyn-based Jeremy Thompson, impresario of the collector-clamoringly obscure punk/powerpop reissue label Sing Sing Records, has been busy with his usual hefty slate of releases. Last spring he got married to his longtime love Mary Blount, leader of the fine local garage act Babyshakes. In between ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Will Go On Indefinitely, Court Decides

    ​The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has given the Pentagon permission to continue discharging soldiers under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" the law's constitutionality is appealed, which could take months or even years to determine. In September, U.S. District Judge Virginia Philips had ruled that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    On Gay Rights, Barack Obama Fights the Bad Fight

    Barack Obama has tried to walk a fine line between talking LGBT rights and not doing much about it, and some gays and lesbians have given him a pass on not going on the offense on their behalf during a time of two wars and a comatose economy. But the dwindling LGBT support the president has is pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Judge to Military on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell': Halt!

    For all their dithering around "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" over the past two years, President Obama and Congress have been let off the hook. No need to finish off that survey to see how the troops feel about serving with the gays, because federal judge Virginia Phillips has halted all discharges under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    The Very First Consumer Guide: A Plus

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 10, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 39 Consumer Guide I by Robert Christgau Unless you are very rich and very freaky, your relationship to rock is nothing like mine. By profession, I am surfeited with records and live music. Virtually every r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Merryl Tisch, State Schools Chancellor, Doesn't Seem Too Worked Up About Losing Federal Funds

    Go for the money, Merryl!​State schools chancellor and role model Merryl Tisch certainly sounded like she was showing New York's millions of public school kids how to throw in the towel Wednesday night. She told NY1's Lindsey Christ that the state might not even submit an applicat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2009

    Rescue From Somali Pirates is -- You Guessed It! -- Another Obama Failure, Say Rightbloggers

    If rightbloggers have a theme song, it must be ABBA's "Waterloo": And how could I ever refuse/I feel like I win when I lose. Their obsessive rapid response to Obama-related events has only one purpose: to declare a big win for their side, no matter what happens and even if it renders their earlier s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Worst Valentine's Day Pitches: "Love Maps"

    Valentine's Day is tomorrow, and our friends in PR seem to have saved their best V-Day flackery for today. Did you know global manufacturer Philips makes weird, podlike his 'n' her vibrators called "Intimate Massagers"? To promote their use on Valentine's Day, Philips suggests decorating oneself wit ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2004


    Will Plasma TVs Ever Be Affordable?

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    June 17, 2003


    How to Make Your Computer Porn-Free

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    March 18, 2003

    Darknet Blues

    The Music Industry Makes Peace With Big Software—at Dial-Up Speed

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    January 28, 2003
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    December 17, 2002
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    March 19, 2002

    Rough Trade

    Little Johnny and Big-Biz Music Duke It Out Over Peer-to-Peer Software

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    May 1, 2001

    Labels and Labeling

    Five Corporations Cope With Content