I knew I liked this woman. She's the daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton. She's a writer/movie star (currently promoting the amiable Celeste and Jesse Forever). And in an interview where she speaks with writer/actor Will McCormack on topics like the need for more out gay stars, here's what ... More >>
The late bloomer
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 27, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 17 Will they snort coke in the White House? By Maureen Orth LOS ANGELES, California -- "I kissed Jack Nicholson," shrieked a teenybopper, her bare midriff quivering with excitement. "Warren Beatty hugged ... More >>
We got yet another fascinating look inside the Albany favors factory yesterday when Andrew Cuomo released his latest revelation in the state pension fund scandal. Pat Lynch, the uber-lobbyist and close friend and ally of Sheldon Silver, was slapped with a half-million-dollar fine and banned f ... More >>
Former City Council President and one-time mayoral candidate Andrew Stein pled guilty yesterday to a $1 million tax fraud. This didn't rate big headlines since Stein long ago faded into the city's rearview mirror, which is where he always belonged. If he was spotted at all in recent years, it ... More >>
It was another bad day in court for that former New York political power couple, consultant Hank Morris, and his top client, former comptroller Alan Hevesi. The bad news broke about 10:30 this morning when Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office announced that it had obtained a guilty plea from David ... More >>
Like to gamble online? Political odd couples like Barney Frank and Al D'Amato are fighting for your right to do so. Meanwhile James Giordano made millions via internet gambling, and wound up in prison. So... do you feel lucky? Graham Rayman has the story. Tom Robbins has previously covered t ... More >>
What scandal? Thompson's pals keep their edge.
How a Queens schlub went head over heels for Peggy Lipton and brought down the system
Phyllis Little wouldn't leave her apartment in the Bronx until she saw justice done for her nine-year-old granddaughter, raped and murdered in 1998. The police say they have the man who did it, and Little is preparing to go. But her mind isn't settled -- not about Robert Fleming, who insists he's in ... More >>
In Hevesi's wake, new charges of free car rides for a government spouse at the taxpayer's expensethis time, the wife of former comptroller Carl McCall
I chatted up Debbie Matenopoulos, whose mantra was, 'How sick is it that I'm up for an Emmy?'