Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch
Brooklyn swoon-rock trio Widowspeak mix the dreamy, staring-out-the-car-window drear of Mazzy Star and the more muscular propulsion of Kill Rock Stars-era indie. Torn between wistful and meaty, nostalgic and crunchy, their self-released cassette naturally fell into the eager hands of local me ... More >>
flickr/Allerina & Glen MacLartyShuck 'em!Get ready for some shucking and slurping: It's going to be an oysterpalooza on Saturday, April 9 at New Amsterdam Market!
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema has a stiff drink and the usual "retro-Southern-locavoric-hash-house fare" at The Commodore in Williamsburg. Sarah DiGregorio chews on some raw tripe and grills beef heart at Takashi. Sam Sifton approves of the newly reopened Annisa, where Anita Lo, "is not b ... More >>
One of Obama's aides has apparently come down with a SSF (suspected swine flu). After accompanying the President on his recent Mexican trip, the unnamed aide exhibited flu-like symptoms -- though he has recovered since -- and passed the illness on to his family members, who are being tested for the ... More >>
After Obama fired the General Motors CEO, we predicted rightbloggers would take to calling him a fascist. And we were right! Now, to follow up -- fascism and related accusations since lunch: "[Bill Maher] can't even see that FASCISM is right under his nose, under the name of Barack HUSSEIN Obama" ... More >>
A violent tale of justice and injustice from America's uglier racial past
Granta once again takes bets on the nation's young literary talent
Phyllis Rodriguez lost her son at the World Trade Center. And then she found the mother of Zacarias Moussaoui.
Old familiar misogyny poisons Neil LaBute's cult-thriller remake
Men Who Love Military Men Too MuchAnd the Sailors Who Oblige Them
P.R. on War Out of Control