On YouTube you'll find a ton of pop punk bands covering Taylor Swift's 2012 hit single "I Knew You Were Trouble" because of course. Let's take a look, and rank them from Worst to Worstest. See also: Breakup Songs: Why is Adam Levine a Hero Where Taylor Swift is a Punchline?
Just Married and CookingJames Briscione, looking very dapper on his wedding dayIt's summertime, which means wedding season! A time to either rejoice at your friends' happiness, or at least make a beeline for the open bar that is supposed to compensate for the expensive present you had to buy ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Decades ago, when I was new to the pages of the Voice and when my work actually appeared on pages, I was visited at the office by state investigators. They had in their hands a campaign filing by Al Vann, then a young and ballsy assemblyman from the heart of Bed Stuy. I was astoni ... More >>
via tampabay.comYesterday Foster shared a video of a kid on the beach in Destin, Florida (where this blogger spent many a Spring Break) screaming because of the oil -- BP oil -- clinging to her foot. Today we have these St. Petersburg Times photos of Pensacola Beach, which is just around the ... More >>
After nearly a week of silence -- 13 hours of television -- Joe Scarborough finally addressed the assassination of George Tiller on Morning Joe at 7 a.m. today. The Voice has blogged twice this week about Scarborough's sustained and awkward silence, a stark contrast to every other show on MSNBC, whi ... More >>
It's been a long day of silence from the Morning Joe team. Every other major MSNBC show has devoted major segments to the killing of abortion doctor George Tiller. Keith Olbermann devoted most of an hour to it on Monday, and then returned to it for extended, moving coverage on Tuesday. Rachel ... More >>
George TillerKeith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow devoted much of their MSNBC shows last night to the assassination of George Tiller. Maddow actually led with a headshot of Michael Griffin, the first abortion-doctor murderer, who killed Dr. David Gunn in Pensacola, Florida in 1993. She then moved on to ... More >>
Dark Meat at last year's SXSW, photo by Rebecca Smeyne See, it's totally lame, don't worry, you're not missing a thing South by Southwest just firebombed everybody's inboxes with a partial list of names playing this year's barbecue-and-booze blitz. A quick scan reveals the midsize marquee names to ... More >>
The hypocrisy of the war hero
Supposedly Democrat-Friendly MSNBC Has Let a Clinton-Hating Joe Maul New York's Senator
Backwoods weirdo gets right with God, or at least God's creatures
What rust belt city was it? It wasn't in the rust belt. That's why we left.
Portland's Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls: Where outcasts are mainstream and punk is sweet
Women's Football Gets Crowded
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