The internet is about to change, radically, and hardly anyone knows it.
Think about it like a phone system: the internet operates on just a handful of top-level domains -- like .com and .org -- that function like area codes. Right now, the internet needs more of them. And pretty soon it's going to ... 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 >>
Photos by Emmanuel Garcia; more below.Patti Smith
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Friday, December 2
Better than: Whatever Met gala I'll never be invited to.
About three-quarters of the way through an impossibly good, set-closing rendition of "Gloria," Patti Smith tried something newand fa ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanIt's been an Olek kind of week! After she made the Village Voice a present, Jen and I headed to the opening of her show at Jonathan LeVine Gallery last night. It's called "The Bad Artists Imitate, The Great Artists Steal," a variation on a Pablo Picasso quote appropriated by t ... More >>
The real O.G.Chefs like to complain about culinary school grads who view working in a kitchen as a brief pit stop on the way to televised celebrity, product endorsements, and global jet-setting. But sometimes, the media makes it difficult to blame them.
A little girl from Australia has become the youngest kid ever to show her art at the Agora Gallery in Chelsea. Aelita Andre started painting when she was nine months old, when she just crawled onto a canvas and got going. (Her parents are artists, too.) Now, at the lofty age of four, she has ... More >>
F2K10 is a countdown of the 20 worst songs of 2010. Track our progress here.
Lil Wayne's rock album was as "eagerly anticipated" as tax season, a divorce court hearing, or the icy embrace of death itself. Watching the gifted rhymer aimlessly dick around with a guitar was like watching Picass ... More >>
Ginsberg at the Peace March, photo by Fred W. McDarrahClip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
March 31, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 24
Peace March, 1966
By Paul Warren
I live on 103rd Street near Central Park West, one of the very few whites in a block of Negroes and Puerto Ricans. ... More >>