You'll believe a man can fly -- and is mostly worth watching
For a grim slog, the Oscar movies are pretty fun
The Follies of 1832
RZA's bucket list must be down to a paltry few uncrossed items. Where does one begin when interviewing someone like RZA? Supreme Clientele, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Tical... The guy helmed some of the dustiest, grittiest, most timeless rap classics ever banged out on a drum machine. He's acted in Ju ... More >>
In unsurprising news, City Comptroller John Liu doesn't feel like chatting much about his ongoing campaign finance controversy. After an event he hosted at the New School on pensions and retirement this morning, the Voice, alongside several reporters, asked Liu -- whose hopes of becoming mayor ... More >>
On August 5, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the worl ... More >>
Benn Jaye You can even shoot it in prison, since some of the scenes will be set there! I want you to play 1950s starlet Barbara Payton, who unglamorously spiraled from fame to tawdriness, though at least she got a brilliantly frank memoir called I Am Not Ashamed out of it.
It's common knowledge that kicking a capital-H Habit isn't the most pleasant experience, to say the least. But what if there were a cure for drug addiction out there that only comes with one side effect, that of intense hallucinations? For this week's Village Voice cover story, join Keegan Ha ... More >>
Tits and ass, tits and ass. Is it really just hard to accept others as they are? Apparently not, as we learned from the millions of dirty old men readers sympathetic to the cause of Debrahlee Lorenzana, The Sexy Banker Who Couldn't. Lorenzana says she was fired from her job at CitiBank becaus ... More >>
After 20 years on NBC, Law & Order has been cancelled (though it may get picked up by TNT). The show had an extraordinary run -- one season shy of a TV drama-series record. So it would seem reasonable to blame its demise on old age and a superfluity of L&O spin-offs, right? Not in rightblogger wor ... More >>
We know we're a little late on this one, but we're still in shock (and awe) after watching Jason Beghe's star turn in this week's Californication season premiere, in which he revealed series television's first "mangina." You remember Beghe, a veteran TV (Melrose Place) and film (Monkey Shine ... More >>
So we've all heard that one silver lining to the whole economic meltdown is that New York is
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Lies we can believe in
From the seer, suckers: The nominees, plus trash talk about some non-nominees
Ridley Scott's portrait of '70s dope visionary Frank Lucas may not be epic, but it's still super-fly
This "Best of New York" includes the best place at which to get both sciatica and a nervous breakdown.
Elvis sightings, ethnic humor, and tomcat cruising, plus a peek at Jodie Foster's panic room
Would-be Talk of the Townies build an online village of their own
Talking with Gerald Lefcourt, attorney to stars many, motley, and magnanimous
The modern American sportsman, as skate punk, ringside messiah, and prison bitch
Flashback to Abu Ghraib, where a soldier's day only feels like a year
The dame from Oz gathers her gladiolus for her Broadway return
The Working Wounded
Brainiacs Around the World Apply Themselves to the Mathematical Challenge That Dared Not Speak Its NameUntil Now!
David Cronenberg Adapts Patrick McGrath's Diary of a Madman
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
Why Is It Libelous to Call an Action Actor Gay?
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!