This week in the Voice I spoke to the surviving members of the New York proto-punk outfit Jack Rubyas well as Teenage Jesus and the Jerks/8-Eyed Spy no wave icon Lydia Lunchand we sifted through the drug and alcohol haze of 1970s and '80s New York City to find a few killer memories.
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Our man Randy CohenIt's been six months since the New York Times Magazine replaced Randy Cohen, the four-time Emmy Award winner who wrote the Ethicist column for 12 years and made the rounds as a congenial moral-principle purveyor everywhere from NPR to Oprah. Since his winter departure, the ... More >>
via NYTOne of the less-discussed changes to the New York Times' revamped Sunday magazine is the changing of the guard in The Ethicist column. For years it was Randy Cohen, who I always imagined as a nebbishy man surrounded by dusty old books, pushing his glasses up his nose as he dispensed wi ... More >>
The joke possibilities are endless, but we'll leave it to Jay Leno: fact is, Kathleen Parker has departed the show half named after her, CNN's Parker Spitzer, after only four, under-performing months. Starting on Monday, the show will be called In The Arena, "an ensemble program," which still ... More >>