Perfect timing. The WNYC Archives has posted a previously unreleased audio recording of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This audio was coincidentally unearthed just days before this coming Monday, which marks the national holiday in his honor.
The audio is of an interview with Rev. King by repo ... More >>
The Con Edison lockout of 8,500 workers is now well into its third week, and there doesn't appear to be any end is in sight.
Negotiations between the utility giant and members of the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 resume today, but sources inside the negotiations say so recent talks ha ... More >>
Well, with The Mountaintop having just opened and proving to be a sort of glorified sitcom with some heavy stuff sprinkled in, why not?
And this one won't have tap dancing orphans and a big, lovable dog, it turns out.
The opening-night party for Broadway's The Mountaintop -- the play that imagines an encounter between Martin Luther King and a motel maid -- brought a luminous bunch of biggies to Espace last night.
Gayle King was nice, as always, and when I told her I liked her Lady Gaga interview, she lit up and ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets.
Boys' Life, September, 1968
Publisher: Boy Scouts of America
The Cover Promises: In the future, ghostly kids will don aluminu ... More >>
The Dude Company175 Varick Avenue, Bushwick, Brooklyn.
French stencil artist The Dude Company rolled through New York in May for an Orchard Street Public Works Dpt. show and left behind some public works for the rest of us. He's been known to pay homage to unequivocally worthy subjects like the Dal ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
September 5, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 47
Theatre of Fear: One on the Aisle
by Richard Goldstein
CHICAGO -- I brought the Fear out with me from New York, a white plastic helmet and a bottle of Vaseline. The same fear that built the fences, ... More >>
If Auto-Tune hit its peak as a joke delivery device last week amidst the spectacle of a weirdly robotic Katie Couric involuntarily singing an "O Superman"-reminiscent lament for melting polar ice caps, it also hit its nadir at about the same time, when a tape surfaced of an Auto-Tuned Martin Luthe ... More >>