Bringing sexy back to the poetry scene.
A small shuffle from neon hues to vibrant jewel tones and a break-up with fuschia were the only indications that Erin Fetherston's new 2014 collection -- revealed last night at the Union Square W -- is an Autumn/Winter collection. But that's as somber as Fetherston gets.
Yesterday's Alice Olivia presentation launched the Spring 2014 line of this native New York label, replete with sophisticated, whimsy-chocked apparel. Let's just preface this with: the clothes were magnificent. And that's less of a complement than something designer Stacey Bendet just seems to u ... More >>
The New York Review of Books publishes mostly men, and in that, they're not alone, joined by pretty much every major print magazine in this country. But the NYRB's editor, Robert Silvers, responded to a criticism of their mostly-maleness this week with an amazing, somewhat baffling form letter. The ... More >>
Patti Smith reads from Lorca’s ‘lost’ work
Fiona Shaw and Colm Tóibin explore the inner life of Jesus's mom
Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies—and she's bringing Chris Rock
Solange Lambert and Cosmo Salerno can't wait to take their love outside the walls of an adult home on Coney Island. But for now, they have to wait.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 7, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 49 I spy with my little eye by Alexander Cockburn He's probably dead now, but some years ago in London there used to be an escape artist who had a pitch on one of the busier streets. If you came by ... More >>
59E59 Theaters offers two looks at a literary icon
The Public Theater presents director Nicholas Kent's production of The Great Game
The nakedly turbulent narrative structure of VH1's Behind The Music was invented for Courtney Love. In fact, everything with her is behind the music. So when the hippie spawn who once fronted Faith No More (true story) and auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Club by reading Sylvia Plath (a piece about ... More >>
Taking it off for literature
Everett True is writing another book. Hugs and Kisses The Relocated Outbursts of Everett True This week: Why I Want to Write a Book about Daniel Johnston
Good thing Carl Sandburg's not around to read them. FSG publishes the complete correspondence.
Michael Greenberg Hurry Down Sunshine: A Memoir Other Press, $22, 140 pp. Published September 9 Find the first chapter here. Michael Greenberg's daughter, Sally, was 15 years old when a severe manic episode landed her in a New York psychiatric facility. In the midst of her breakdown, Sally passed ... More >>
Missing Man, Ariel View, Keep Your Eyes Open, and more
Fringe explores the life of writers -- plus sex, nudity and poo. Here we go again!
Everything from Amish gunmen to serpent kings
JoAnn Verburg voyages through the realm of the domestic
Joyce Carol Oates's 'Professional Fascination With Evil'
I turned on to Bushwick, oh god. I don't want to live here. It's so ugly.
Come savor the beaty delights of European multiculturalism, Arabski kjuchek included
Lady-led pop dance-bubbly and hearth-wholesome, winning ears over the computer waves
On the trail of the crippled detectives
Lady Lazarus: At long last, rectifying a premature 'Ariel'
A marriage of heaven and hell: rote Plath-Hughes biopic seeks closure and takes no sides
'Living History': Reading the Senator's 500-Page Résumé
With Friends Like These . . .
The Return of the Kahlo Cult
Taking Note of Marginalia
The Revival of Reinaldo Arenas
Birds Do It, Bees Do It, Mammals on TV Do It
Maid's room in Park Avenue building