On Thursdays your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. The Woman magazine Date: December, 1941 Publisher: Farrell Publishing, Chicago Discovered at: A junkshop in Kokomo, Indiana The Cover Promises: T ... More >>
A year ago, the Voice profiled a controversial 9/11 non-profit organization, known as the Gear-Up Foundation, and its also controversial president, Vincent Forras, a former South Salem, N.Y. firefighter who claims to have been trapped in the rubble at Ground Zero and saved himself after receiving a ... More >>
Love is supposed to be everlasting. Unfortunately for many, the only permanent thing to come out of a relationship is an incurable sexually transmitted disease. And that's why Cyrus Sullivan, of Portland, Ore., claims that he runs STD Carriers Disease Control and Prevention Services, a webs ... More >>
Mark Sitko mashes up the American war experience
Somewhat unbelievably, here we find ourselves on the last Friday of 2011. We hope this year has been a good one for you. As for us, well, we can't complain too much. After all, this is the post in which we get to brag a little: The most-read stories in the Voice for the year. Whee. Previous top stor ... More >>
viaWe always love to say that "tragedy brings out the best in people." Unfortunately, that's not always the case. As we documented earlier, people flocked to Twitter and Facebook in droves to celebrate the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami, which have been responsible for thousands u ... More >>
It seems that no disaster is too grave for Facebook's large population of assholes to say offensive things about. The newest thing is that people are taking to their Facebook statuses to say that Japan "deserves" yesterday's tragic earthquake because it's "karma" for Pearl Harbor. It's happen ... More >>
And tugs at the heart
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 10, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 42 The Bell Tolled...For Hiroshima By Peter Gessner While Major Titov was circling the globe last Sunday, nucleii of folk-singers, students and Sunday visitors gathered in Washington Square to arouse enthusiasm ... More >>
Sly Stone takes the stage! And even sings occasionally!
Michael Shannon flies first-class in a new thriller; Olbermann gets an award named after a former thriller. Plus other gnats and tats.
The journey of one high school senior through the small-school experiment of America's most generous philanthropist
The basics of alternative 9-11 theories
The birth and life of the '9-11 Truth movement'
How Michelle Malkin learned to stop worrying and defend the internment
George Bush's global holy war threatens our Presidencyand perhaps the future of our nation
Your cheatin' heart: David Callahan details America's moral decline, blames the economy
Bush's War Plan Is Scarier Than He's Saying
The Anniversary Is Upon Us. How Should We Remember the Day?
Sixty Years After It Jailed Japanese Americans, Would the U.S. Consider Another Ethnic Internment?
The Middle East Is Roiling. Fixable?
Time Inc. Exec Cornered at CJR Panel
The Changed Lives of Arabs in the U.S.And What a Declaration of War Would Really Mean
In Public Outrage and Official Hunt, Some Face Special Terrors
Turning to Pop Culture in a Time of Trauma
Torontos Before and After
Country Pride in the Big City
Nation Looks for Leadership After Attacks
Disney and the U.S. Military Whitewash Pearl Harbor and Woo Patriots