Voice Media Group announced today that veteran editor Tom Finkel will take the reins of the Village Voice later this summer.
Trying to sort through the latest Alex Rodriguez-related mess--I'm not going to call it a scandal yet for reasons that will come up in a moment--is like trying to read the New York Review of Books on a crowded subway: it's hard to find one line that connects with the next. The Times fired the first ... More >>
So, it seems as if Alex Rodriguez might be screwed. As a little background, our sister paper, the Miami New Times, published a scathing cover story last week about a Miami-based drug clinic, Biogenesis, that allegedly provided steroids to a murderer's row of athletes, including boxers, tennis play ... More >>
Though there are a couple of dozen well-known athletes named in yesterday's blockbuster Miami New Times story on Florida "anti-aging" doctor -- i.e. PED dealer -- Anthony Bosch and his now closed Coral Gables clinic, Biogenesis. The player that everyone is focusing on is, predictably, Alex Rodrigue ... More >>
Better than: Expected. Cat Power is unsmoteable. Not Giovanni Ribisi and his potentially Scientologist Welsh supermodel wife, or The Miami New Times' "less than stellar" review, or angioedema, or tour bankruptcy, or alcohol could get in the way of last night's performance at Terminal 5. Maybe her s ... More >>
According to the Long Island Power Authority, 99 percent of its customers will have power restored by tonight. However, thousands of Long Islanders who have damage to their electric systems will have to wait until equipment is fixed before the lights are turned back on, which could take months.LIPA ... More >>
For the Long Island Power Authority, if the rains, wind, and flooding of Hurricane Sandy didn't get you, the public relations shitstorm it left in its wake will. And it has, as outraged customers -- and even elected officials -- are fuming about how long it's taken the utility company to restore pow ... More >>
Happy Friday! The sun is shining, it's hot as balls outside, and there's a brand new cannibal zombie story coming out of Florida.For the second time in less than a month, a Florida man is accused of stripping completely naked before dining on the flesh of another human being. Per usual, bath salts a ... More >>
About two weeks after his face was gnawed off by a crazed Miami cannibal, Ronald Poppo is "slowly recovering" from the traumatic injuries to his face. Surgeons have done their best to restore what was left of it, and photos of his new mug have hit the web.The Voice's sister paper in Miami, the Miami ... More >>
New laws in dozens of states could take out Barack Obama this fall
A mob snitch who helped bring down several made members of New York's Bonnano crime family is still alive and well. In fact, he's currently living in Miami, where he just opened a new night club called the FDR Lounge.How do we know this (and how is this guy not buried under the Meadowlands right ... More >>
This morning, Radiohead announced more tour dates, and the British band has finally filled in the New York City area on its 2012 map; they'll perform at the Prudential Center in Newark on May 31 and June 1. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, March 8 via W.A.S.T.E., while the public will get its hands ... More >>
Victoria Jackson, the Tea Party princess profiled in this week's Voice cover story -- which also ran in several of our sister papers -- has issued a rebuttal of the article.
The 2011 edition of Da Capo's annual anthology Best Music Writing which this year was guest edited by The New Yorker classical writer and The Rest Is Noise author Alex Ross; Daphne Carr has been the series editor since 2006contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>
A new report reveals that as household incomes increase, so do visits to fast-food restaurants. [LA Times] A new website has been created to help purchase food for Occupy Wall Street protesters from local food vendors. [DNAinfo] In honor of Andy Rooney, who died last week after a brief illn ... More >>
Making the case for beer at breakfast: forget mimosas; start your day with a coffee beer or even a maple brew. [Wall Street Journal] A case of 1990 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgundy sold for $297,400 in Hong Kong, setting a world record for that vintage. [Bloomberg] President Obama is ... More >>