In 2003, Poz magazine assigned me to interview Tony Kushner about the HBO adaptation of his prize-winning epic of AIDS, fear, and self-loathing, Angels In America.
Having seen the TV movie, I mentioned to Kushner that it was quite faithful to the play, though the line that outed Ed Koch--which brou ... More >>
Animated lump of Velveeta cheese Donald Trump has a bit of a race problem! The Huffington Post has a rundown of a number of racist things Trump has emitted from that smug little mouth, plus this big embarrassing blight: Trump's real-estate company, Trump Management Corporation, was sued by the Ju ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20
Of honest men & good writers
By Jack Newfield
After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>
The Times reports that Roger Stone associates have collected a million dollars in fees so far from Carl Paladino's campaign, adding a couple of companies to the list we published last week.
It's an astonishing total, and a measure of Stone's shaping influence on the Paladino campaign, reaffirmed in ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 29, 1964, Vol. X, No. 2A Vote for Bobby K. -- Possibility of a HeroBy Norman MailerWhen there first began to be talk, back last winter, of Bobby Kennedy going in against Kenneth Keating, I had the reaction of a prize fight manager ... More >>
Tough-guy reporter Sidney Zion has died of cancer at the age of 75. Trained as a lawyer, Zion flourished as a political journalist in New York -- though rarely in the same venue for long. "I am journalism's Billy Martin," he said. "I get hired and fired. I get fired for doing what they want m ... More >>
Anyone wondering about the real source of Donald Trump's venom
for newly-minted lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch might
want to take a peek in the city's back pages.
Trump's blast at Ravitch made state-wide news Monday when
he gave New York Post political editor Fred Dicker a copy of his two- ... More >>