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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>