Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 2, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 31 Press Clips by John Leo [Somehow I overlooked this: in May, 1973, the Voice began its "Press Clips" column, and its first writer was John Leo. So this isn't the first of that venerable column, but it' ... 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 >>
As it's been noted, News Corp's daily newspaper built just for the iPad -- The Daily -- is on the way. It is Rupert Murdoch's newest child, the Draco Malfoy to his Voldemort. As such, they're hiring or trying to hire every editorial staffer this side of the Bangkok Bugle Tribune, which I just inv ... More >>
Have you been made aware of the masochistic alcoholism pandemic known as Bros Icing Bros? It's a "game" that turns all of your friends into sadistic, binge-drinking, paranoid terrorists. The kind who will stop at nothing to peer pressure you into drinking The Worst Malt Liquor Beverage on Ear ... More >>
Looking back on his first term
The circus of the '60s, from the streets to the courtroom
When troops are cut, we'll still be bombing the hell out of the place
But that Tice guy still can't say a word
The muckraking outsider never gave a damn about entree
Two books tease out shadowy subtexts—from the past seven decades to just last year
Sounding out the surveillance network known as Echelon
As Bush part deux begins, the press may need to practice civil disobedience
Are they dead? Are they alive? Where is the media? Does anybody out there care?
A response to those who think I was too kind to The N.Y. Times. Plus: the courage of the NYRB
Abu Ghraib and the Berg Beheading: To look or not to look
U.S. against "them"a tradition of institutionalized brutality
The first press-generated scandal since that two-bit burglary at the Watergate
War Over, and the 'Times' Welcomes Boys
Were Trips to Iraq Meant to Secure Pipeline Deal?
A War Where You Get Your Money Back
'Where Is the Outrage?'
Koppel Says Yes to Military Censorship in Iraq
The Times Digs Up Old CIA Death
Mexico City Gets a New Bureau Chief
Obscure Journal Takes on the Glossies
Tis the Season to Forgive Treason. . . .
The Bombing of the Al Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant in Sudan is one of Clinton's lamest lies but who cares?