With the exception of his satirical West Coast soulmate, Randy Newman, Loudon Wainwright III, is one of the only singer-songwriters from the '70s still turning out tunes that are consistently well-crafted, profound and funny. We recently spoke to Wainwright about his newest album, Haven't Got The Bl ... More >>
Jason Porter will make you laugh or cry
At the end of August, two therapists in New Jersey sued the state over its recently signed ban on "conversion therapy," a practice which purports to turn gay people straight. In new affidavits filed with the court last week, a 15-year-old boy and his parents say that conversion therapy had been life ... More >>
Julianna Barwick performs at judson
On February 8, Mario Malena checked into a public hospital in Harlem, explaining to staff that he had been hearing voices that told him to jump in front of a train. A few weeks later, he was discharged from another public hospital, in the Bronx. On the same day Malena walked out of out of that fac ... More >>
As people filed into the Marc Jacobs show at the Lexington Avenue Armory last night, there were more than a few concerned faces and audible groans. The trouble was a fiery golden sun hanging from the ceiling, which cast an unflattering sepia tone on everyone in the room. "I forgot to wear sunblock," ... More >>
Gentlemen: we all owe State University of New York researcher Gordon Gallup a big-time "thank you" -- albeit a decade late.Websites like Gawker and the Daily Mail are "reporting" today that Gallup has successfully proven what many of us have been telling women since the beginning of time: giving blo ... More >>
The holidays just got a little bit creepier
Solange Lambert and Cosmo Salerno can't wait to take their love outside the walls of an adult home on Coney Island. But for now, they have to wait.
This week in the Voice, Stacey Anderson writes about an encounter her father had with Brian Wilson -- and why she has the melody to "God Only Knows" tattooed on her shoulder. Anna Merlan introduces us to Solange Lambert and Cosmo Salerno, residents of Surf Manor, an adult-care home. Both So ... More >>
A city councilman from Queens apparently wants your your teeth to rot and fall out. The Daily News says Councilman Peter Vallone is planning to introduce a bill that would end New York's 45-year practice of adding fluoride to its tap water, citing safety concerns and comparing the miner ... More >>
According to commenter on a Broadway board, where they're so very often right, Donny and Marie Osmond might be smiling their way into the Marquis Theater for 17 performances of a holiday show. If so, would it be a Mormon spectacular with production numbers about bigamy and chirpy monologues ... More >>
A new play about fashion legend Isabella Blow
Ferocious Chaplin fans can go to The Circus
Ex-BK pop duo goes from creating a miniature California to living in the real thing
A toast to sobriety
Artist shifts focus from environmental to personal
Carob is not healthier than chocolate. But it might just be healthier (and tastier) than blackboard chalk. We know for a fact that if you eat carob when you really want chocolate, you will become severely depressed. Just go ahead and eat some chocolate! And tell the health nuts we told you to.
And inside the women in Towelhead. Plus Rockwell paints a fucked-up Casanova.
Re-branding borderline personality disorder
On the trail of the crippled detectives
'It's odd that I met you,' said the late Spalding Gray. 'It's too many coincidences.'
New Research Brings Ecstasy Back to the Couch
Dissident Scientists Question the Ban on Ecstasy