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Saloon Society

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Here's Yet More Proof the Village Is Never What It Was

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 7, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 1 'A San Remo type': the vanishing Village By Michael Harrington In 1949 the world was much younger than it is now. I had just arrived in New York from St. Louis, and was staying with a friend in a City C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Clip Job: Koch Surprises No One, And Manville Returns!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 24, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 23 Koch Battles the Odds, Gets in Council Race By Jack Newfield Having vanquished the DeSapio machine in Greenwich Village, Edward Koch this week announced he will make a fight for public office. He seeks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Clip Job: The Changing World of Bill Manville

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesNovember 1, 1962, Vol. VIII, No. 2The Changing World of Bill ManvilleBy John WilcockIt's been much too long since Bill Manville, creator of "Saloon Society," last appeared in these pages, but he hasn't been drinking his life away -- at least no m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Bill Manville's 'Saloon Society' -- A Dissenting View

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 29, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 36 Adolescent Conceit Dear Sir: Bill Manville's harping about marriage and married people [in 'Saloon Society' columns] is laughable, an adolescent conceit. Married people are not much different from anybody else ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    An Early Village Voice Lexicon

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 20, 1960, Vol. V, No. 52 Saloon Society By Bill Manville Mindful of the fact that Voice readers live in every state of the Republic, I have from time to time printed helpful glossaries for those unfamiliar with our local patois. Now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2008

    Bill Manville's Saloon Society -- the Book!

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 6, 1960, Vol. V, No. 50 Saloon Society By Bill Manville "Saloon Society: The Diary of a Year Beyond Aspirin" will be published next Friday, October 14, by Duell, Sloan and Pearce; and yet, I must confess, when the column began to ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008

    Overheard at the White Horse Tavern

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008

    Join the Village Voice Saloon Society!

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 15, 1958, Vol. III, No. 51 Saloon Society By Bill Manville The problem is simple. Let's say you got sick for a couple of days, or get an attack of Nodough, or fall in love for a week or two with an Uptown girl. The next thing you k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    The Discriminatory Village Landlord Responds

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 15, 1958, Vol. III, No. 51 [For the most part, in these Clip Jobs, I've been selecting just one item from a consecutive issue for each day's post. But I'm going to do something different for the next three days. Here's why: 1958's Is ... More >>

  • Art

    December 10, 2002

    Camera Work

    Holiday Photo Books, Both Extravagant and Accessible

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