Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 8, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 30 (New logo!) Mailer Hits Press Coverage by Joe Pilati "I've been honored by the highest prize in your profession," Pulitzer Prize-winning mayoral candidate Norman Mailer told a throng of reporters at a pres ... More >>
Clark Hoyt, public editor of the New York Times -- charged with trying "to help this newspaper live up to its own high journalistic standards" -- published his final column Sunday. Hoyt, a former Pulitzer Prize-winning editor reporter became the third man to hold the ombudsman position in 200 ... More >>
Union intransigence hits a low point
Even if you don't know much about rightbloggers, you probably know that since time immemorial conservatives have blamed the nation's problems and Democratic Administrations on something called the Liberal Media. This nefarious press syndicate (of which the Village Voice is considered a charter membe ... More >>
In a 4-3 decision, the New York State Court of Appeals refused this week to order nursing homes to provide lawyers from the state's Mental Health Legal Services access to psychiatric patients and their medical records. The suit sprang from investigative reporting about the Pataki-era practice ... More >>
Seven additional Manhattan elected officials declared themselves this morning for Richard Aborn, the anti-gun advocate whose dark-horse campaign to succeed Robert Morgenthau as District Attorney is picking up momentum. The added backers brings Aborn's political endorsements to 14, by his count. So f ... More >>
Good thing Carl Sandburg's not around to read them. FSG publishes the complete correspondence.
O, happy wrecking ball
A new collection surfs Alice Notley's turf
Forcibly silenced, an invited speaker at Columbia has not been invited back.
A judge who came out of the civil rights movement teaches Bush the Constitution.
In a law professor's debut novel, Homo academicus meets pseudologia fantastica
A fan's notes: How the Yankees became the Freuds of Summer
(Hint: Because it's not black.)
Also by this Author: Remember when Martin Amis was writing about Space Invaders?
CIA's close relationship with Sudan's government enables genocide there to continue
Looking this war in the face proves difficult when the press itself won't even put in an appearance
Michael Chabon and the world's most famous detective
U.S. against "them"a tradition of institutionalized brutality
A great period piece, period: Ambersons is still a clear masterpiece despite interference
Louise Glück, the Newly Appointed Poet Laureate, Steps Into the Shadows of the Moment
Robert Ashley Focuses His Cosmic Worldview on Old Age
Is Journalism School for You? An In-Depth Look at the City's Two Choices
The State of Black Theater in New York
Nat Turners Second Coming
An Indiscriminate Organization
Hunger in Texas and Tennessee
Across Town, Words Jump off the Page
How John Van Means Wound Up Selling Sidewalk Erotica
Rudy's Double Standard
South African President Hedges on Cause of AIDS, Ignores Access to Medicine
Inside the South African Government's Controversial AIDS Panel
Mets Fans Shout, 'Asshole! Asshole!'
'We were a family. Then all of a sudden, there's nobody left.'