As the days wind down to November 5--when New Yorkers will choose their first post-Bloomberg leader--the would-be mayors continue their mad dash for donors, seeking large contributions from New York's most powerful elites. Spearheading that movement is City Council Speaker and Democratic frontrunner ... More >>
People often say that the Republican Party has become much more conservative than it used to be. But they don't talk much about how conservatism itself has become more... hmm, how to put this politely -- let's say, detached from traditional American beliefs and standards of behavior. We're not talk ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 10, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 26 Only the Knicks Can Make Us Respectable Now by Joe Flaherty and Ross Wetzsteon After years of false pregnancies, the New York sporting crowd may at last father a legitimate champion. For a long time now ... More >>
Long for This World examines the scientific battle against aging
No, graciasThe wrong Carrion nominated himself for lieutenant governor in this morning's Daily News. Think of Gladys Carrion, the celebrated commissioner of the New York State Office of Children & Family Services, or a host of other prominent Latinos before Adolfo Carrion, the ex-Bronx boro ... More >>
A credibility gap for Comptroller wannabes
President Obama graciously escorted GM into bankruptcy.Enemies decried his kind words and big speech to the Muslim world, but it still went over big. Can't touch this! We're beginning to think that Obama's letting total lunatics attack him on a government website just for the laughs. Patriots ... More >>
Obama's nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court has stirred some interesting debate, but we who follow rightbloggers will forever remember it for the reaction of National Review's immigration expert, Mark Krikorian. It's as distinctive as Roman Hruska's defense of G. Harrold Carsw ... More >>
At her upcoming State of the City speech, which she is expected to bellow at any moment, Council Speaker Christine Quinn is expected to propose an income tax hike on richer New Yorkers, says Liz Benjamin. Citizens making between $297,000 and $532,000 would see their rate rise from 3.683 percent to ... More >>
A documentary about a legendary Ivy football game—fought to a tie
Remarkably consistent, there's nothing these boys can't hold up to ridicule
George Clooney's ode to the screwball comedies of yore is sooooo close. But yet.
Why else do men run for higher office?
The perfect tome for the man who would turn words into action
House dancing finally gets its day (four, actually) in New York City
New York gets a sweet-faced pro lacrosse team
Give me a chandelier by my 10th anniversary. Ever since I went by Lincoln Center, I had to have one.
Upstart local Jewish musicians weave a coat of many colors
Diamanda Galás commemorates victims of a long-forgotten Turkish ethnic cleansing
Baitz's Paris Letter shows what happens when long-cooped-up emotions get a little scope
Jazz masters Savion Glover and Robert Sadin marry tap riffs to classical standards
Sour intercultural comedy pits a desperate Bel Air housewife against her hot Mexican maid
Stoned Asian American overachievers triumph over hunger and dumbass racist bullshit
VLS Beach Reads: Detectives, drugs, denim, and an unusually high number of birds
What's wrong with the present is self-evident, so suppose we look a little further ahead
A Well-Connected Mob Fixer Slips Through the D.A.'s Net
David Cronenberg Adapts Patrick McGrath's Diary of a Madman
Sonny Rollins at the Summit
Are Max and Abe Still Spinning?
The Avant-Garde Takes Center Stage
Not the Same Ol Song and Dance
Despite a yearlong retrospective, John Guare wants to be a playwright of the present tense