Better Than: Possibly anything I saw at South by Southwest.
Danish collective Efterklang came to the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday night bearing gifts. "We asked people on our tour what they wanted to say to New York," frontman Casper Clausen announced, pulling some handwritten letters from his suit ... More >>
Burnham in his Prescott, Arizona home lab, circa 1960.
Yesterday, we published the first half of a 24,000-word "self-interview" by Lowell Observatory astronomer Robert Burnham, Jr. on what would have been his 80th birthday.
Burnham died in 1993 at the age of 61. He was known not only for hi ... More >>
Buyology Inc. and Elias Arts conducted a "neuromarketing" experiment, measuring the responses (including pupil dilation and brainwaves) to a number of sounds, seeking to identify the most "addictive" -- that is, capable of creating a response outside of context.
The top finisher was "baby g ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
March 16, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 22
By Michael Smith
"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" is a fast, slick, amiable little diversion -- a musical revue based on Charles M. Schulz's comic strip "Peanuts." It consists of fai ... More >>
A lot of folks in their forties will be hauling out their fingerless gloves, vintage hats, taffeta and Simple Minds albums when they hear that John Hughes has died, apparently of a heart attack while walking with his family in New York, at 59. As a director, writer, and producer Hughes create ... More >>
To combat the dull economy, big movie stars have taken over Broadway's stages, trophy in hand, hoping people will see them in just about anything. And they pretty much will, though some of these stars are offering way more than just reading the phone book.
Their lustrous likes include: