City officials are considering raising taxi fares by 17 percent, which has made cabbies very happy. Today, the New York Post reports thatcabbies would be made even happier with more money: They want a $1 surcharge during rush hour, up from the current $.50 cost. If a compromise can be reached, t ... More >>
Oh my, do we have a treat for you today. For several weeks now, we've been reporting on the "L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future" contest. For several years, certain writers have questioned the connection between the contest and Scientology, which owns and operates it. And recently ... More >>
For a couple of days now, our excellent tipsters have been alerting us to this new song from Lisa Marie Presley. It's not that they're big Lisa Marie fans -- although this song really isn't bad, I must say. No, the reason Scientology Watchers are fascinated by Lisa Marie's new single, "You Ain't S ... More >>
Renowned 60 Minutes cast member and respected journalist Mike Wallace passed away this past Saturday at the age of 93, after over 50 years as a TV journalist.
Mike Wallace, veteran broadcast journalist known for his contributions to CBS' 60 Minutes has died. Wallace, 93, died at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan Saturday night, Conn. Wallace, who was known for his hard hitting interviews with controversial public figures, had said in interviews following h ... More >>
This is the only ballot you'll need at your viewing party
Nixon goes from stage to screen, in a deep frost
video polaroidchio, music Lou Reed, h/t Kinetic Carnival The Center for an Urban Future has issued "Coney Island Visions," in which a bunch of local big-brains are interviewed about the future of the ancient seaside playground, which has suffered from the attentions of developers in recent years. ... More >>
Readings from George R. Stewart's Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States Tuesday, September 2, 7 p.m. Book Court 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, 718-875-3677 George R. Stewart's Names on the Land, a '40s–era compendium of outlandish American geography (think Trut ... More >>
Bomb, bomb Hanoi
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 19, 1958, Vol. III, No. 17 Which Definition of Beat? Dear Sir: As a probably Square who is not in the swim of Village social life at any level, I am hopelessly confused about the phenomenon known as the Beat Generation. ... More >>
When are journalists (and baseball) going to ask Andy tougher questions?
Iranians and Iraqis work together to advance an evil cause
Coming soon to the United Nations: Iran's chief executioner of women
Black woman nominated to a high federal appellate court is still scandalized
The undefeated take their turn at writing history
Will Chuck Schumer, or any anti-Pickering revilers, finally apologize to the judge?
CBS's 60 Minutes takes the case, and judge Charles Pickering gets his reputation back
Broomfield takes a second shot at figuring out a serial killer
Out-of-Towners, Stock Speculators, Unions Must Ante Up in Fiscal Crisis
I Wasnt Taught to Murder and Kill
Senator Goodman Exercises His Right to Choose All-Male Clubs
Rudy's Double Standard
Citys Goof Destroys Old Criminal Records
''In the new George Michael video, two very arresting male cops are locked in a passionate kiss, bringing new meaning to the word entrapment.''