Sodom and Gomorrah

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Who Can Turn The World On With Her Statue?

    On his last trip to the Twin Cities, Paper's Mickey Boardman took time to snap a shot of the famed Mary Tyler Moore statue situated downtown, right outside a major department store. It's the iconic image of Mary Richards tossing her tam o'shanter into the air, just as she did at the end of the pre- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    You Tube Treasure: The Singing And Dancing Kessler Twins

    Alice and Ellen Kessler were bigger in their native Germany than in the US, but they did make a splash here on some variety shows, not to mention appearing in the Robert Aldrich-directed international film The Last Days Of Sodom and Gomorrah, where they added to the ritualized depravity.

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2012

    Rightbloggers Have Another Miserable Pride Week

    Hope you folks had a good Pride week. Rightbloggers didn't, much. For one thing, last week anti-same-sex-marriage heavyweight David Blankenhorn finally gave up the fight. And with more states (and President Obama!) on the SSM bandwagon, rightbloggers' traditional hatred of homosexuals looks like les ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    The Bible Via-Manny Pacquiao: Gays Shouldn't Get Married, They Should Be "Put To Death"

    *UPDATE* See our list of gay people who could beat the crap out of Pacquiao by clicking here.Lovable Filipino boxer/congressman Manny Pacquiao, it turns out, is a bit of a dick.In response to President Barack Obama's announcement that he's now pro-gay marriage, Pacquiao says he doesn't agree with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    I Made Keith Olbermann Laugh!

    On last night's Countdown show, Keith and I had tons of fun dissecting the Republicans' pledge to ban "hard-core, offensive porn" and -- on a whole other plane -- we also managed to chew over their probable Valentine's Day plans. Among my HILARIOUS outbursts:

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Larry King: "I Don't Miss The Kardashians"

    ​TV interviewing legend Larry King gets a Friars tribute Monday night at the Sheraton. In anticipation of that glittery gala, I turned the tables and gave Larry a grilling. Here's part two of our chat. Me: Hey, Larry. You're doing TV specials these days. What else?

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Rightbloggers Not Really Enjoying This New York Gay Marriage Thing

    Gay marriage has been passed in the New York state legislature, and Governor Andrew Cuomo's signature will make the Empire State the sixth state to allow same-sex couples to wed. You can imagine how rightbloggers feel about this. A few say they don't mind, but the majority fulsomely display one ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2011

    Diaz Family Values

    While Rubén Díaz Sr. lobs bombs against gay rights, son Rubén Jr. and lesbian granddaughter Erica run for cover

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Ruben Diaz Has a Rather Queer Anti-Gay March in the Rain

    ​Though the rain caused the cancellation of the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, it would not deter Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz Sr. from holding his "March for Morality" against gay marriage yesterday. Over the next several hours, the Bronx County Courthouse would provide the set for a very strang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2011

    Hip, Edgy Evangelicals Come to Godless East Village

    ‚ÄčThe East Village isn't a neighborhood one would normally associate with Bible-thumping evangelical Christianity, but here we are. The Times has a feature on Trinity Grace Church, a "hip" church that just opened up a new branch in the godless, immoral wasteland of the East Village. Trinity Grace i ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 23, 2011

    Hot Sex at the Black Party: I Was Appalled For Eight Hours

    Exercise in gay rites: the annual debauch.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    This Week in the Voice: The Fuzzy Math of Sex Trafficking

    ​This week in the Voice, Nick Pinto examines some questionable statistics used to calculate juvenile sex trafficking rates. The numbers cultivated were used to convince Congress to force Craigslist to pull its adult classifieds section, and they are still being touted by major news outlets to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    A Goy in Wonderland

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 25, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 21 A goy in wonderland By Joe Flaherty The lamentable thing about life is that it is devoid of fanfare. Man's odyssey more times than not is heralded by a kazoo rather than a trumpet. The spiritual milest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    The Five Best Places To Have Gay Sex in NYC

    ​Yes, there are still some places, even in the wake of crackdowns and internet hookups. Here they are, in all their grubby desperation and/or fascinating appeal:

  • Music

    October 6, 2009

    The Mountain Goats Get Biblical

    More epic trauma from John Darnielle and some other, very unhappy people

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 19, 2008

    A Lost GOP Seat, Gay Nups In Cali: Rightbloggers Rejoice!

    [Editor's note: This is the second installment of a weekly feature reprising the "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere." Last week, Roy Edroso explored the folly of rightbloggers' undying love of Big Oil. Look for it every Monday.] With 82 percent of Americ ... More >>

  • Music

    July 11, 2006

    History Lessons

    Brazil, Beliz, San Antonio, Soho, Mother Africa—all journeys into paradise

  • Music

    June 20, 2006

    Life Begins at 50

    Disco-centric Boys avoid becoming boring men

  • Books

    February 3, 2004

    Late Bloomer

    Proust Stays in the Shadows, or, What the Housekeeper Saw

  • Books

    February 3, 2004

    The Origin of Species

    Is that a green carnation in your lapel, or are you just happy to debunk Michel Foucault?

  • People

    May 7, 2002
  • Books

    December 25, 2001
  • Dance

    December 26, 2000

    Communities Centered

    In the Middle of the Road to Heaven, Maybe

  • News

    August 22, 2000

    Oh, God

    Why Religion Doesn't Have a Prayer in New York Politics

  • Long Island Voice

    August 24, 1999
  • Film

    August 17, 1999