With a monstrously flowing godlike beard, multi-instrumental guru Jamie Saft resembles a Hasidic mountain man who should be jamming on meaty blues licks with his beloved ZZ Top instead of the downtown avant-gardist and John Zorn ensemble vet for which he's known. The catch is, dude actually makes hi ... More >>
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Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 21, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 42 Lenny & a mother's love By Arthur Bell LOS ANGELES, California -- I ring a doorbell where it says Sally Marr, and an invisible voice calls Arthur, is that you, c'mon in. I walk into a courtyard. Lawn ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 15, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 28 Jim Morrison By Don Heckman It was another one of those times, last week. In one day the papers reported the deaths of Louis Armstrong, jazz trumpeter Charlie Shavers, and rock star Jim Morrison. Only t ... More >>
Haunch of Venison helps the painter celebrate five decades of luridness
Don't forget about Jim Morrison
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 26, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 15 Brecht of the Juke Box, Poet of the Electric Guitar By Jack Newfield Norman Morrison burned himself to death to protest the Vietnam war, and when reporters visited his spare room they saw quotes fro ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 7, 1965, Vol. X, No. 51 Dylan in October By Jack Newfield They booed Bob Dylan at Newport in July, they insulted him at Forest Hills in August, but last Friday at Carnegie Hall they screamed for more of his "rock folk" poetry ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 13Blowin' in the Wind: A Folk-Music RevoltBy Jack NewfieldOn the frontier of every art form guerilla bands of prophets and crackpots are nourishing the orthodoxies and fashions of tomorrow.A decade ago the frontie ... More >>
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(Arthur) Penn in the margins
Sam Shepard remembers his late friend and theater colleague
. . . and both teams lose
A radical on the bench weighs an FBI agent's fate
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
Used to be a genius, I ain't lying, booked the numbers didn't need paper or pencil.
Artists and activists stockpile Dick Cheney jokes, Dubya drag, and phalluses in preparation for the Republican invasion
There's much more to Will Elder than Little Annie Fanny
Talking to Reefer Madness Author Eric Schlosser About the Nations Shadow Economies
Radical Revisions of the Spiritual Life
'8 Mile' Lines and On-the-Job Bondage in Toronto
The First Trial Judge Was Over His Head
A Blood Libel Igniting Pogroms
Mexican Banker Sues 'Narco News'
Why Hate is Hot
Paglias North American Heroes
Valerie shot Andy when he couldn't find her play. Rediscovered, Up Your Ass opens at last.
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