"Spewing racism in public since 1974," reads the bio for a new Twitter account based on New Republic editor Marty Peretz. The account is carefully marked "parody," doubtlessly in an attempt not to be deleted, and started about three hours ago with this inaugural message: "My twitter was born ... More >>
And now, for something not-at-all different! I'm gonna start picking off some of my favorite media stories of the day, and throwing them in a new column with an old name: Press Clips. Maybe you've heard of it? I'm not nearly as attractive as the last guy, but I smile pretty. Anyway, we'll do this ... More >>
Forget about next week's Democratic primaries. The nastiest
political race raging these days is the one to replace Joe
Mondello as head of the near-moribund New York State
On one side are what New York Post political editor Fred Dicker, in
a nicely over the top op-ed c ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesApril 16, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 26Is Architecture Totalitarian?Is contemporary architecture totalitarian? The eminently professional Architectural Forum in its April issue spread out before the readers the bitter words of an outsider. A Yale pro bla ... More >>
There have been some intelligent criticisms of Obama's Cairo speech to the Islamic world from the right and the left. As followers of our rightblogger columns will expect, though, there have also been some idiotic ones. Here is a quick round-up of the dumbest bits so far.
10.) Andy McCarthy, Natio ... More >>
"The last mass trials were a great success. There are going to be fewer but better Russians." -- Ninotchka.
Once upon a time -- as we pointed out elsewhere -- rightbloggers disapproved of purist liberal Democrats who were trying to drive moderates like Joe Lieberman out of their Party. This hun ... More >>
Tell me it's a coincidence that five banks were robbed in New York City in a single day, while banks overall reported rare quarterly losses.
Even the New York Times notes the eerie connection.
You mean that all-time schemer Bernie Madoff isn't the only crook in town? (See above video, because it ... More >>