A friend sent me this positive review of Barbra Streisand's concert on Friday:
"It was a good show. Her son's singing was very nice. And her sister did a duet with her toward the end.
"I got a great seat from a scalper for 50 bucks 45 minutes into the show, and I was happy. The printed pr ... More >>
"A lot of people who sing can't sing," Christine Jorgensen told me in 1981, "but at least I admit it!"
The groundbreaking transsexual had come in from her home in Laguna Beach, California to make her New York cabaret debut.
Her act consisted of saucy impersonations of Marlene Dietrich and Tallulah ... More >>
Eight people -- including five Columbia University undergrads, one of whom was the student council vice president -- were arrested this morning in a police raid, prosecutors have announced. The students are accused of peddling drugs (including cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and pot) at campus dorms and f ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
March 27, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 24
'Let's Get a Rip Torn Type'
by Michael Zwerin
If you want to laugh at an actor named Rip Torn, that's your problem. Born Elmore Torn 37 years ago in Temple, Texas, he was nicknamed Rip around the house ... More >>
Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>
In the space once occupied by Lafayette French Pastry, and more recently by a Burritoville, New York is getting its second zPizza, a "healthy" pizza chain that hails from dieter-central, Laguna Beach, California. The first branch is in JFK's terminal four. Aside from the fact that zPizza ser ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. He does this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Author: Bill Cox
Publisher: Inner Light Publications, New Brunswick, NJ
D ... More >>