Since October of 1955, when Norman Mailer and co. founded The Village Voice as a weekly paper for bros of the leftist pinko persuasion, we've done our dutiful best to preserve every word ever printed in our pages, tucking them away in our vast archival editorial library (pictured above). This summer ... More >>
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In the sports entertainment universe, wrestler Rob Van Dam is "the whole damn show." In the fictional sphere of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, ascending to international tennis is "making the show"; in the real world, that's what aspiring baseballers think of as earning a spot on a MLB team. ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. The Playpen Date: 1991 Publisher: Infantae Press, Seattle Discovered at: Brooklyn sidewalk sale The Cover Promises: "The Magazine for the Adult Baby." That's t ... More >>
You know the state of sports journalism has turned to shit when the toughest interrogators on sports hottest issues are Oprah Winfrey and Katei Couric. Thursday afternoon Couric finally asked Manti Te'o the question that every sportswriter in the country has talked around: "Are you gay?" "No," Te' ... More >>
Kellie Pickler brings the country to long Island
Perving on Paula.Pick up a copy of Harper's Bazaar this month and you'll find a sexy Sandra Lee draped across its pages. The often conservatively dressed Food Network star vamps it up for a piece on her "semi-homemade" success and home life with Governor Cuomo. Meanwhile, Maxim selects its f ... More >>
Every time we write a post about failed sexy Russian spy Anna Chapman, who was returned to the motherland after being caught in New York in July, we fear it might be the last time. We should probably stop worrying. Chapman is back this week, and not just with a poker app for the iPhone. She's ... More >>
This morning Deadspin released what may or may not be a true story of yet another horny athlete (seriously, what are these guys eating for breakfast?). The tawdry tale concerns Brett Favre (you know, will-he-or-won't-he? Brett Farve), a boobalicious young lady (The Daily Line's Jenn Sterger), ... More >>
Among the other things we can now thank Germany for is Beef!, a food magazine geared towards the XY set. A new publication from Gruner Jahr, it's kind of like what would happen if Maxim and GQ got hungry and fired up a big, testosterone-fueled grill. And it shouldn't be confused with BEEF ... More >>
The glamorous power lesbian conquers Manhattan
Recently I was reading an online gossip column and came across this un-electrifying bit of non news: "Tobey Maguire is not set to become a dad again." Fine, whoever said he was? (Oh, yeah, a trashy tabloid magazine.) The late-breaking non item reminded me that my least favorite type of informational ... More >>
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Kicking the Jackass of the Magazine World
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