The past year has been a big one for Lena Dunham, to say the least. Her HBO series became the most talked about show on television, and the 26 year-old renaissance woman (or girl) quickly became a "voice of her generation," as her alterego Hannah Horvath would phrase it. She won two Golden Globes. S ... More >>
Will Food52 dedicate today to champagne recipes? Unlikely, but the cooking website -- helmed by former NY Times scribe Amanda Hesser and co-creator Merrill Stubbs -- has good reason to celebrate. Yesterday, the duo announced that they've closed their "Series A" funding after raising $2 million in in ... More >>
In my story in the Voice last week, inspired by Joan and Leslie Rich's 1964 book, How to Be a New Yorker, I talked to longtime New Yorkers, former New Yorkers, new New Yorkers, and even a few people who've never lived in this town, about what they think it takes to be "a real New Yorker." As expecte ... More >>
Random HouseShe might be one of the most important people in the cookbook publishing world, but Judith Jones, the editor who championed Julia Child way back when, has a surprisingly normal New York City kitchen. The Kitchn takes a tour today of her Upper East Side apartment, which is refresh ... More >>
Some exciting news for fans of the late Theodor Geisel, or, as you probably know him, Dr. Seuss: Random House is publishing seven of his "rarely seen" works, which appeared in Redbook between 1948 and 1959, into a hard-cover collection called The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories. Apparentl ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
December 21, 1967, Vol. XIII, No. 10
Andy Warhol's Book Party: Put-On, Pop-Out, Blow-Up
by Sally Kempton and Ross Wetzsteon
"Do you think pop art is..." "No." "What?" "No." "Do you think pop art is..." "No...No, I don't." Andy Warhol h ... More >>
I'm a terrible Catholic and never believed much in the shroud of Turin, especially when I saw a really bad Broadway musical about it in the '80s. And sure enough, some years ago, N. D. Wilson did a study that proved how through ancient methods the shroud could easily be duplicated today.
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The First Fall Classic: The Red Sox, the Giants and the Cast of Players, Pugs and Politicos Who Re-Invented the World Series in 1912
By Mike Vaccaro
Doubleday, 290 pages, $26.95
Game Six -- Cincinnati, Boston, and the 1975 World Series: The Triumph of America's Pastime
By Mark Frost
Hyperion ... More >>
After last week's post-apocalyptic BEA, where the reports mingled just the slightest hint of indie-optimism with a general sense of what-the-fuck-do-we-do-now, it's encouraging to get the news out of Fort Greene that Greenlight Bookstore--the much-chronicled bookseller start-up that could--has final ... More >>
"The thing about a film is that it's like a really, really bad, extreme cocaine habit that's out of control--the cost is like, a small house, every few weeks."
Robb Reiner and Steve "Lips" Kudlow
The rockumentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil has been called a "30-year overnight success story"--and th ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Those Who Trespass audiobook
Author: Bill O'Reilly Publisher: Random House Audio Date: 2001, though the ... More >>