In a world of more than seven billion people, we can probably assume that at any given time, somebody somewhere is protesting something. And although it's not for lack of trying (journalists love themselves some protests), reporters are simply not able to cover each and every one. Sometimes this i ... More >>
Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell and, quite naturally, Wells Fargo.
The pithed-looking fellows you see to your left are former vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and Long Island native, former Romney/Ryan campaign intern, and super creepy dude Adam Savader. If Savader's fixed gaze looks familiar, it's because in late April, he was arrested and charged with cybersta ... More >>
Meet the state’s top banking regulator
She left behind a baby boy, an estranged lover, and a custody case that would challenge progressive New York
The second trailer to Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming film The Master was just released, and this time we get a look at Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams along with Joaquin Phoenix. We gave PTA credit for being wily with his first trailer -- for years, we've all been waiting to see how much The ... More >>
In March, we brought you excerpts from this year's big LRH Birthday Event held in Clearwater, Florida. We'd been sent a copy of the three-hour presentation, and pulled out what we felt were the best portions to share with you. In the time since, we're kind of surprised that a full version of the vi ... More >>
The City Council today announced the key figures who will be charged with dividing up the city into new districts based on Census data. It's the next redistricting frontier! The announcement of the Council's appointments comes on the same day that important news broke in the statewide redistrict ... More >>
We keep seeing Twitter reactions as people are stunned to see a 2-minute ad for Scientology show up on network television. We've written earlier about the negative reactions the ad is getting as it appeared during NFL playoff games, the Miss America pageant, the Golden Globes, and during such weekly ... More >>
[UPDATE: Think Scientology spying and harassment is a thing of the past? Check out our new story about how the church even spies on its most prominent member, Tom Cruise.] I couldn't think of a better way to give thanks this year than to pay homage to the woman who was there first, paid the highest ... More >>
On August 5, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the world. Some ... More >>
Hey American, did you do the assigned homework for today? You were supposed to watch Obama's big debt-reduction speech! People are going to try to talk to you about it, what are you going to say? Sure, whether you saw it or not won't affect your response to the plan or the president; our smal ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyInternational House of Pancakes. Literally.You'd think when one shop fails, the restaurant taking its place shouldn't have the exact same concept. But the owners of Crepeaway, a brand new creperie near NYU, don't agree, having revamped the space formerly occupied by Crepe Crea ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 17, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 51 Scientology: The Now Religion By Donald M. Kaplan The true measures of the false prophet are an unrelenting certainty and a staggering income. The immediate impression of L. Ron Hubbard, the prophet ... More >>
via www.roydenhollander.comRoy Den Hollendar, Men's Rights AdvocateYesterday, Manhattan Federal Judge Miriam Cedarbaum ruled that ladies' nights are a legal part of New York's nightlife, dismissing a complaint by Roy Den Hollander, the lawyer and plaintiff who claimed that New York clubs, Copacab ... More >>
Graduation is upon us, which means ... commencement speeches will soon commence (indeed, some already have). The question on the minds of everyone who hasn't yet graduated: If you have a shitty speaker, does that mean you'll have a shitty post-graduate life? As someone who can't remember much ... More >>
A small but telling legal battle between the Army and a Brooklyn doctor whose anti-war "epiphany" led him to petition for conscientious objector status ended yesterday when a federal appeals court ruled that the doctor can stay home. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals (think: Sotomayor) decided t ... More >>
Jesus Ortiz, the man who shot his East Village neighbor after buying a gun on Craigslist, was committed to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in a criminal court hearing in Manhattan yesterday. He was being held by the Department of Corrections since the incident last July. Often defense la ... More >>
The Times recently pointed out that while President Obama makes a lot of noise about shutting down overseas tax havens, there's an "onshore Cayman Islands" right here on the eastern seaboard: the little state of Delaware.Two thirds of the Fortune 500 use Delaware to cut down on their state taxes, th ... More >>
Trilateral Commission Alert! David Kellermann, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of the troubled mortgage lender Freddie Mac, has been found dead in his home. His wife is said to have reported him a suicide. Previously the company's Principal Accounting Officer, the 41-year-ol ... More >>
The man who helped bring Abramoff down goes to prison for his own nefarious deeds.
Senate Judiciary Committee chair intent on rescuing Bush from felony charges
Bush says the U.S. doesnt abuse detainees, but the evidence says otherwise
Justice O'Connor ruled Bush can't get 'a blank check' but her successor will give him one
Privacy rights may disappear if a new Senate Intelligence Committee bill passes
As Democrats wonder what their party stands for, here is a way to reach more Americans
Exposing the 'Darknet': Are Al Qaeda terrorists using your personal computer?
The academy puts on its tights and steps into the ring
When you're allergic to covering the issues, head for the sports cliché. We're going into overtime.
In the Spin Room, even the big dogs start barkingbut that doesn't make it worth talking about
Veep's debate performance shifts headlines away from Bush's lousy show
NYU confronts its suicide problem with counseling and a questionable questionnaire
Big Buddies With 'Many Common Interests'
'A Mere Pretense of Legal Process'
Long the Difference Between Guilt and Innocence, Fingerprints Themselves Are on Trial
Now That We've Lost the Anti-War, We Need the Peace Movement More Than Ever
Anarchists and Cops Square Off in Washingtons IMF Slugfest
An Interns Guide to Capitol Hill
NYC Streetballers Drive Nikes Infectious Freestyle Campaign
An Unlimited Right to Surveil
Pro-Choice Is No-Choice on Campus
Executions Are Class Warfare
Area 51's Sci-Fi Folklore Masks a Truly Spooky Reality
Forget the GovernmentYou Could Be Big Brother