Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 27, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 21 27 Receive 'Obies' for '70-'71 By Clark Whelton The 16th annual Village Voice Off-Broadway theatre awards were presented last Monday night. A crowd of 700 gathered in the Village Gate to cheer the 27 winn ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 11, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 26 A Happy Wake Ends in Tears by Michael C. D. Macdonald I was in Madison Square Garden at the Stanley Cup Playoffs when I first heard the news. With the Rangers comfortably ahead, 2-0, I turned on my tra ... More >>
He should have been a star
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 4, 1965, Vol. X, No. 20Burying Malcolm XBy Marlene NadleIt was a strange funeral on Saturday. At Faith Temple, Church of God in Christ, the altar was decorated with policemen. In a bronze coffin El-Hajj Malik Shabazz, wrapped in the whit ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 9, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 38The Town Hall 'Mugging'By Nat HentoffI had been anxious to find out what had happened at Town Hall on June 15 when "The Black Revolution and the White Backlash" was discussed by Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Lorraine Hansber ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 25, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 36Mugging the White LiberalBy Jack NewfieldImagine three goldfish dropped into a fish tank filled with sharks. Or imagine Billy Budd mugged by the Emperor Jones.Then you might have some idea of the malevolent and paran ... More >>
People are always sending us twitter faves like The_Real_Shaq and the fake Pam and Jim, but we find few of these accounts as delightful as that of the Museum of Natural History's Blue Whale. Suspended from the ceiling of the Whale Room, the large mammal shows wit and verve of a sort we are unaccusto ... More >>
Let's talk Dionne Warwick, children. Let's strip away her later career embarrassment with the Psychic Friends Network, not to mention her mismanagement of donations via some botched AIDS charity. I'm not here to dredge all that horseshit up again. I want you to remember that way back in the '60s, sh ... More >>
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