Everyone has a favorite dive bar. The best ones are cheap, sticky, and unpretentious, with questionable bathrooms and a rogues' gallery of regulars. They make perfect spots to talk to strangers, get in fights, or bury a broken heart. Some of the greatest holes-in-the-wall have been shuttered -- Mars ... More >>
If things seem a little more heroic around you than usual, it's because today marks the start of the 2012 New York Comic-Con. The NYCC is one of the nation's biggest comic conventions, attracting fans, artists, industry types and celebrities from all over the entertainment world. The lines waiting f ... More >>
Joe Frazier's death on Monday from liver cancer was overshadowed by the Penn State sex abuse scandal. Wasn't that always the way with Joe? Something or somebody always seemed to steal his thunder.
He was one of the greatest heavyweight champions who ever lived, losing fights only to Muhamm ... More >>
WNYC has this rather awesome video of fifth-graders from P.S. 41 in Greenwich Village reacting to heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali unexpectedly joining them in their classrooms for a taping of Candid Camera in 1974. In the skit, Ali sneaks into their class as a janitor and then strips down to h ... More >>
What's with the animosity toward former elected officials this week? Yesterday someone took a swing at Mitt Romney. Today the son of former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne reveals his father -- best known for his arena -- was punched in the face in London yesterday. Byrne reported his attac ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 20, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 18Power Vs. Speed Direct from Ringside!World Heavyweight Championship FightClosed-Circuit TelecastSONNY LISTON (Champion) Vs. Cassius Clay (Challenger)Large ScreenTuesday, February 25, 1964LOWEST PRICE IN N.Y. -- $ ... More >>
Over Christmas break, Fader's T. Cole Rachel visited Wayne Coyne in his "Wizard of Odd" compound to talk about Christmas on Mars, 2009, and what to expect when the Flaming Lips curate this year's All Tomorrow's Parties New York. This is going to be so much better than Justin Timberlake in a dolph ... More >>