After a seven-year stint at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, the Gathering of the Juggalos moves this year to Legend Valley Campground in Thornville, Ohio.
It's June, which means we're smack in the middle of music festival season: SXSW and Coachella are distant memories at this point, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza are on the horizon and New York City's own Governors Ball is set to decimate Randall's Island this coming weekend. (Oh, yeah. And our own 4Knots ... More >>
It's an annual tradition to tag the Port-a-Potties and shower trailers at the Gathering of the Juggalos. This year was no different, except that the graffiti's message shifted from its usual slate of insular rallying cries ("Whoop Whoop," "Down With the Clown," etc.) to focus on this past year's maj ... More >>
The filmmaker gets his close-up after 40 years of Troma (more or less)
The Great GoogaMooga Prospect Park Sunday, May 20 Better than: Eating anything in my fridge. Vineland. Field Day. All Points West. New York is littered with the acrid corpses of past festivals, a perpetual tease giving hope to the most jaded music fan that maybe this year, someone will get it righ ... More >>
Jake MooreSanitation working group member James Molenda on the job. As Occupy Wall Street begins its second month, the Voice is mapping out the way things work at Zuccotti Park. Meet the Occupiers is a new series that profiles the who's who of Zuccotti: the key characters and working groups t ... More >>
Brisk timekeeping on Bleecker Street
Jennifer YinYelawolf Brisk Bodega Saturday, September 17 Better than: Your neighborhood bodega. If the Smithsonian upped its cool factor and wrangled a sponsorship from a multinational corporation looking to promote its iced tea line, the result might be the Brisk Bodega, a made-over ... More >>
A view from the Peking deckBy divine intervention or monkey's paw or just some genius marketing department work (bias fully acknowledged), the VIP area of yesterday's 4Knots Festival was the entire Peking ship, a four-mast barque with a steel hull the size of a football field. There weren't b ... More >>
Revenge of the losers! Or, what it's like at a four-day reunion of 'the most misunderstood people of all time'
all photos by Rebecca SmeyneDavid Yow, Halloween saviour Jesus Lizard Bad Brains Empty warehouse, North 10th Street Saturday, October 31 So you go to the much-ballyhooed Vice Halloween Party, the 15th anniversary bash in Williamsburg that the lifestyle brand reportedly dropped $250,000 to throw. Y ... More >>
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