How did food television become so boring and predictable? Umpteenth season of Top Chef? Yawn. Endless cupcake wars? Yawn. Paula Deen pouring more butter into the cake? Yawn. Guy Fieri tucking into another giant hamburger? Zzzzzzzzz. Well, the time has come to invent new types of food-themed s ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
August 2, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 31
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 >>
We've been flooded with publicity for Sarah Palin's Going Rogue, with large book signings and subsidiary press events (like the nude photos of Palin's former son-in-law-presumptive, now nemesis Levi Johnston). The memoir is on track for a fabulous sale.
Rightbloggers, as you might imagine, hav ... More >>
The much-anticipated trial of Sholom Rubashkin -- former CEO of the country's largest kosher meat processing plant and a member of a powerful Crown Heights Lubavitch family -- began in at a federal court in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on Wednesday, with a slaughterhouse worker testifying that she fak ... More >>