Norman Podhoretz

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2013

    Nomination of Republican Hagel Gives Rightbloggers a Chance to Reach Out Ha Ha No Not Really

    Obama has nominated Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense. Hagel is a former Republican Senator, so you would expect Republicans to appreciate the gesture. Or you would if you lived in the earlier, simpler time before rightbloggers. In our current era, alas, nothing proposed by the Kenyan Pretender ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Jack Newfield: There Is No "New Journalism"

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20 Of honest men & good writers By Jack Newfield After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>

  • Books

    March 30, 2010

    A Dance to Himself: Jules Feiffer's Backing Into Forward

    The longtime Village Voice cartoonist looks back on a life of pen and ink

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Clip Job: Newfield Makes the Case for Bob Dylan

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 26, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 15 Brecht of the Juke Box, Poet of the Electric Guitar By Jack Newfield Norman Morrison burned himself to death to protest the Vietnam war, and when reporters visited his spare room they saw quotes fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Big Conservative Event to Take Place on Rosh Hashanah

    ​Last week venerable conservative Norman Podhoretz wondered why Jews in America were "misguidedly loyal" to liberalism, when conservatism was so welcoming to the Chosen People. This led to endless debates and a pleasing irony: the arch-conservative Family Research Council, which also likes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Medal of Freedom Recipients Announced, Include Tutu, Harvey Milk

    ​President Obama has announced this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients. The nation's highest civilian honor has gone in the past to folks like T.S. Eliot, Lucille Ball, Pope John XXIII, Margaret Mead, Jack Nicklaus, Mother Teresa, and Norman Podhoretz. As you may have guessed, Dem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Madenfreude: Madoff Bilks Some Amusing Customers

    We have heard much over the past few month about the widows and charities made destitute by Bernie Madoff's criminal enterprise. But it's an ill wind that blows no one some good, and recently we heard of some Madoff marks to whose misfortunes we may be less sympathetic. For example, the Hudson Insti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    Allen Ginsberg On Norman Podhoretz's 'Ridiculous Fat-Bellied Mind'

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 15, 1958, Vol. III, No. 51 Here to Save Us By Marc D. Schleifer "Why have you come back, Allen," I said. "To save America," he answered. "I don't know what from." Between the question-smile, answer-laugh, the first bee ... More >>

  • News

    October 14, 2003

    The Widening Crusade

    Bush's War Plan Is Scarier Than He's Saying

  • Books

    July 11, 2000

    The Light Stuff

    A Rough Guide to the Flash and Trash of Summer Reading

  • Books

    March 30, 1999
  • News

    December 29, 1998

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