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  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    For the Fourth Time in Six Albums, Kanye West Takes the Top Pazz & Jop Prize

    You don't have to ask. Kanye West will do it for you. "How much do I not give a fuck?" he wonders just over a minute into the grinding, bombastic first track off his 2013 victory lap, Yeezus, which is bubbling with answers to that very question. "Let me show you right now . . ." See also: Kanye We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    Bow Down: Beyoncé Finally Lets Us In

    Beyoncé fans began 2013 believing they wanted, even deserved, a certain kind of truth from their pop idol. As is the case when a celebrity begins sparkling too brightly, we had gotten curious (if not outright suspicious), after 10 years of überstardom, about the diva's bulletproof, halo- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    New York's Attorney General Wants Smartphone Manufacturers to Theft-Proof Their Devices

    Not all of us have had our iPhones disappear only to wind up in the hands of camera-happy teens in Morocco, but we can all appreciate the problem: Having your smartphone stolen sucks. That's why news out of the attorney general's office comes as a relief. Eric Schneiderman, his bud Delaware A.G. Bea ... More >>

  • Music

    August 7, 2013

    The Graying of Hip-Hop

    What happens to the youth-obsessed genre when its greats reach retirement?

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Magna Carta Holy Marketing

    [Editor's note: LA Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on our sister paper's music blog every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] When we look back on 2013, we'll consider it the year of the event album. What's less clear is whether we'll remember the music or simply ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    The Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 7/19/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.

  • Voice Choices

    July 17, 2013

    2 SHOWZ

    Jay-Z, J.T., and Lil Wayne headline a night of arena concerts

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    No One Cares About Jay-Z's New Music

    Ever since the announcement of his game-changing arrangement with Samsung Electronics, most of the conversation about Jay-Z's forthcoming studio album, Magna Carta Holy Grail has revolved around the nature of the deal, not the coming music. Even as the project (out officially tomorrow) is being roll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Let's Take a Look at Some of the Great Hip-Hop Being Overshadowed This Year By Ye and Jay

    Now that 2013 is nearly half-over, it's clear the year's two biggest hip-hop stories eclipsing everything else are Kanye West's album/baby/stunts and Jay-Z's sudden commercial announcement about his new album. While they are rightfully big news, some really great stuff--from impressive new-comers, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Ten Things We Should Expect To See In 2013

    As you may know by now, today is the last day of the year. Take advantage of these few hours before midnight to review every 'Best Of 2012' list out there because their timeliness will soon be quelled by the imminent switch in our non-Mayan calendar. Once that clock strikes 12, mankind will turn the ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2012

    The Costliest Battle in the High-Tech World

    On the front lines of the new Cold War

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    4Knots Music Festival: Set Times, Afterparty Details Announced

    The Village Voice's 4Knots Music Festival takes place this Saturday at Piers 16 and 17 of the South Street Seaport, and if you want to plan your day out we have the set times for the day, which will include performances by Archers Of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2011

    McDonald's Cashier Cleared of Assault Charges; Unemployment Down; Deadly Shooting on Q111

    ​Rayon McIntosh, the McDonald's cashier who was videotaped beating two unruly customers with a metal rod in October, was cleared of all charges after eleven days of grand jury testimony. The Daily News reports McIntosh, who had previously served almost ten years in jail for a manslaughter rap, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2011

    Windows 8: A Guide

    ​Last week, journalists and software designers were treated to a preview of Microsoft's latest operating system: Windows 8. The preview was held at Microsoft's Build conference in Anaheim, and those in attendance report a wildly different Windows. CNN calls it "radical" and CNET says it will b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    American Idol Season 10, Elimination Recap: Goodbye Thia Megia!

    Michael Becker/FOX Last week's insanely dramatic American Idol result show was the some truly compelling and weird TV; I sure as hell can't remember having that much fun watching one of those shows. The big moment, of course, came when the judges saved Casey Abrams and when Abrams collapsed into pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Press Clips, Lunch Edition, Day 2: Are You a ProPublican, or a ProPublican't?

    ​Okay, second day of Press Clips. All killer, no filler. Here we go.

  • Voice Choices

    July 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Video: World's Biggest Dodgeball Game in New York City Last Night, Shaming War Strategists and Veterens Everywhere

    ​Via NBC New York, here's footage of what was apparently the world's largest dodgeball game ever, which took place last night at the 69th Armory. You remember the beginning of Saving Private Ryan, when they invade Normandy?

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Game On, Part 2: The Ageless Art of the Pick-Up

    ​Yesterday, NYU senior Jesse VanDusen introduced his grudge match for the ages: pitting the dating advice of 16th century courtier Baldassare Castiglione against the notorious 'Pick-Up Artists' of our own day. As yesterday's episode concluded, VanDusen was about to move in for his first attemp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Giants, Jets Marketing Season Begins This Week

    ​The NFL season kicks off, as they say, on Thursday, ushering in a new wave of sports marketing. Local teams are on top of it! The Jets today announce a partnership with High Point Auto Insurance, through which season-ticket holders can get discounts on car insurance. "As a season ticket hol ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    July 10, 2007

    Seoul Train

    A Korean pop mogul with a thing for Berry Gordy has invaded New York, and he's brought a stable of potential stars with him

  • NYC Life

    April 25, 2006

    No. 1 Fan

    Cuckoo for Kylie Minogue and Jamie Lidell; Rothko renovates

  • Art

    April 4, 2006

    Dial D for . . . Huh?

    Drunken cell-phone calls on campus—and online

  • NYC Life

    February 28, 2006

    Wonder Women

    A season of old masters, Gumby, biomorphs, and cell phones

  • Screens

    January 10, 2006

    Sirius Doubts

    Even with hours of Howard, Sirius and it's portable aren't an easy sell

  • News

    August 10, 2004

    An iPod for Your Eyes

    Portable video looks great, and in a couple of years it may be affordable

  • News

    April 13, 2004

    Combo Platter

    Going from videotapes to discs is a snap with two-in-one vhs/dvd machines

  • News

    January 13, 2004


    Will Plasma TVs Ever Be Affordable?

  • News

    November 2, 1999

    Cooking With Jane Jetson

    It Grates! It Juliennes! It Plays MP3s!

  • News

    March 16, 1999

    The Lords of the Rings

    In Salt Lake Olympic Scandal, The Accused Are Less the Problem Than Some of Their Judges

  • News

    February 17, 1998