Brooklyn-based Jeremy Thompson, impresario of the collector-clamoringly obscure punk/powerpop reissue label Sing Sing Records, has been busy with his usual hefty slate of releases. Last spring he got married to his longtime love Mary Blount, leader of the fine local garage act Babyshakes. In between ... More >>
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1 A Belfast-based design company goes mackerel fishing together off the coast of Northern Ireland. They fish, gut, cook, and finally eat together. [Ace ... More >>
But your hair, your beautiful hair!Bad, horrible, awful, terrible news: The Telegraph reports (in almost 600 words, no less) that heavy showers are forecasted for Friday's royal wedding ceremonies in London. Stay calm, everyone; if we can just have all the commoners climb on each others' shou ... More >>
It's been 100 years since a British royal set foot upon the Republic of Ireland -- in 1911 King George V spent 6 days in Dublin -- but the Queen of England is taking that leap because the longstanding bad blood between the two countries has started to seem a bit silly, and what were they figh ... More >>
The producer of Yellow Tail, the country's best-selling imported wine, is suing the maker of Little Roo for trademark infringement. Apparently, Little Roo's kangaroo logo is too similar to Yellow Tail's wallaby.
[Wall Street Journal]
Ireland's struggling economy has devastated sales of Guinn ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
March 23, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 12
A terrible blather is born
By Joe Flaherty
This piece is dedicated to Frank McCourt who, with the wisdom of Solomon, spent the day lying on his bloody Irish are.
Sweet suffering' Jesus, thank be it i ... More >>
Food Network has announced eight new shows, all "inspired" (read: ripped off) from other networks. Extreme Cuisine With Jeff Corwin has Corwin eating strange and exotic foods a la Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern; and What Would Brian Boitano Make? is taken directly from South Park.
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