Colt Coeur returns with Eliza Clark's new piece
John Cameron Mitchell is vastly known for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, not to mention directing Shortbus and the Oscar nominated Rabbit Hole, plus cohosting monthly Mattachine parties at Julius. And now you'll get to know him as a beggar! The saucy imp wants your five smackers! Or even more th ... More >>
Vocoders, bohos, and a blast of vertigo—Village Voice writers pick their faves of the year
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Thaddeus RuzickaSomewhere at the crossroads of punk, metal, sludge, garage, and a beer-soaked bag of 12-sided die lie Brooklyn chug-monsters Elks. Much like contemporaries High On Fire or Coliseum, ... More >>
Cirque du Soleil's worst nightmare
An off-white study in culinary banality: This is what you get if you don't choose to add on from the fixin's buffet--which offers exactly the same ingredients you'll be adding to your sub at lunchtime. Subway franchisees have been creeping over the NYC landscape lately like an algae bloom on ... More >>
The Gawker masthead's been pretty busy in the last few months, and they haven't even had any of their doors kicked in! It's about to see a little more action, though, as they've now added another name to their editorial team.
Jay Scheib adapts Samuel R. Delany's epic science-fiction classic Dhalgren
Orpheus, Dick, and a little reefer: our annual round-up of the year's best
Abridged for American consumption
Forget the snogging! This novel's hero prefers sex and recreational drug use.
What a drag.
Comics come out on Wednesday, and so does Richard Gehr's Pulp Fictions. Beasts! Book 2 Jacob Covey Fantagraphics You Are Forgiven Matt Leines Free News Projects Collections are one place where size definitely helps. First published in 2006 (and newly available in paperback), editor/curator Jaco ... More >>
Rent-a-Gods in a heavy handed, mixed-media production
Jay Schleib's beguiling, perplexing trip to the red planet
Private eyes are watching you, but Look can't be bothered to care
Oren Rudavsky's The Treatment: an only-in-New York romantic comedy
Richard Linklater's literate Dick adaptation is a brain-bending D-light
The same-but-different philosophies of Richard Linklater's Cannes twofer
Jesus H. Christ! X$%?! The Apocalypse is coming!
The Connections: pulp fictionalizing with a real monk and a sci-fi saint
Brave new worlds from We to V: A brief history of political future shocks
Reviews of the last 50 years
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Dancers in the Dark, From Zion to Transylvania
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Vine-Swinging Scholar Meets Lovecraft, Ponders Puppets
Richard Kellys Totally 80s
Art and Contradiction at the Havana Bienal
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