It's out! This year's Best Of Issue is, if we say so ourselves, the best. It features (rough count here) 1,000,000 write ups about the unknown or undeniable things that make our city great. Here, we run down some of big Best Of Winners for music, bars, clubs, and comedy. Check it all out and get bac ... More >>
Better Than: DJ Paul's barbecue sauce (just kidding). These days, it seems that Juicy J's renaissance is having a renaissance. With his group Three 6 Mafia stagnating, the man born Jordan Michael Houston took a single rap line--"You say no to drugs, Juicy J can't"--and turned it into a mantra, a ve ... More >>
The rapper's laid-back flow makes waves in the hip-hop world
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. You're Nearly There: Christian Sex Education for Preteens Author: Mary Kehle Dat ... More >>
In his new book, New York City's Best Dive Bars: Drinking and Diving in the Big Apple, Ben Westhoff riffs on the five boroughs' finest dumps. Here are his 10 favorites.
Her fantastic, deceptively cynical new record, Homeland, asks the questions anyway
In this week's Voice, Jed Lipinski tells the long and involved story behind the making, and then spiking, of The Carter, thirty-year-old director Adam Bhala Lough's verite documentary depicting Lil Wayne's 2008 U.S. and European tour. The DVD finally comes out next week, with a disclaimer calling ... More >>
The Dwayne Carter documentary has arrived, to his dismay, or at least his lawyers'
Left: Kinderhook Farm rib steak from Marlow and Daughters; Right: Key Foods rib steak As retail experiences go, they were as different as it gets: I walked into Key Foods and found a bone-in rib steak in the refrigerated section, packaged in a Styrofoam container and covered in plastic. The l ... More >>
Hip-hop disrespects them. Subway patrons love them. Beatboxers make some serious noise.
Money and the market: Two German artists on view in Chelsea
The landlords just put the rent up from $3,200. They're just fucking ripping us off.
General Idea Made Art from Culture's Forgotten Shell
A Showstopping Carnival of Art Heats Up the City
Scientists Plan First Ever Release of Genetically Modified Bugs