Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Raising Sexually Pure Kids Author: Tim LaHaye Date: 1998 Publisher: Multnomah Publishing, Discovered at: Salvation Army, 112 4th Ave The Cover Promises: "You c ... More >>
One-man haunted house Oneohtrix Point Never has been bleeping on the Yes In My Backyard radar since his two-disc escape-from-sanity synth meditation Rifts dropped in 2009, leaving a bloody trail of John Carpenter zone-outs and Tangerine Nightmares. In the two years since, he's been a leading ... More >>
Sorry, kid. A new budget proposal from Michigan state senator Bruce Caswell would require children in the state foster system to only buy their clothes at secondhand stores. Under the proposal, kids would receive gift cards that they could only use at places like Goodwill and the Salvation Army. ... More >>
Reuters/Toru HanaiJapan is facing what prime minister Naoto Kan called its "toughest and most difficult crisis" since World War II, as workers struggle to prevent meltdowns in two reactors at the Fukushima power plant. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said that a third reactor would possibly e ... More >>
Reuters via NYTThe death toll from yesterday's 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan could rise to more than 1300, government officials told Japanese news media. CNN is reporting that the number of deaths is 900 and is expected to rise. Half the population of one town, Minamisanr ... More >>
Details continue to come in about the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan and the devastating tsunami that followed. The death toll, currently in the hundreds, is expected to increase dramatically. Google has launched a person-finder app to try to help people locate missing fri ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 11, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 45 Why do they still march? By Robin Reisig Why are you marching? I ask the only three blacks who had showed up at the assembly point for blacks, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and Asian-Americans. Why? I a ... More >>
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. Unicorn Vengeance Author: Claire Delacroix Date: 1995 Publisher: Harlequin Hi ... More >>
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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. A-Team novelizations Small But Deadly Wars; When You Comin' Back, Range Rider?; Old ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 7, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 4 Last Step Down Or First Step Up? by Steve Lerner The streets of the Bowery are the bowels of America. Sticking out like an infected anus at the end of the island, the Bowery lays a fart in the face of ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives April 8, 1965, Vol. X, No. 25 McDougal at Midnight: A Street Under Pressure By Jack Newfield MacDougal Street at midnight. Homosexuals cruising, pill-buyers waiting, transvestites parading, and tourists watching. Aging Kerouac heroe ... More >>
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. Do Cats Have ESP? Author: Jeane Dixon Publisher: Aaron Publishing Group Date: 1998 Discovered at: Salvation ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 17, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 13 Life Amid the Rubble By Stephanie Gervis For the past few months, the saga of Elmer Grossberg has been playing itself out in what may soon be a room in search of a building. 21 Grove Street used to be a ... More >>
Not surprisingly, the economic slowdown, especially in construction, is also being felt by the city's day laborers, who gather in shadowy places like under the el train in Woodside, Queens, hoping for a day's work. Problem is, jobs are so scarce for these guys, mostly undocumented immigrants from ... More >>
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. My Vision of the Destruction of America Atop Empire State Building Author: A. A. Allen Publisher: A. A. All ... More >>
We told you back on March 2 that graphic artist Yusef Ramelize was going homeless for one week to raise awareness and cash for the Coalition for the Homeless. He came back from the streets last night, and we caught up with him at his desk job this afternoon. "I wish everyone could experience what I ... More >>
Drugs! Sex! But not much shock in these two shows.
If they come you will build it
How much is that mosh pit in the boutique window?
If Angelina Jolie can wear a $26 evening gown, why can't you?
Lear deBessonet puts some blues into Brecht
Mike Gallagher claims NYU is threatening his famous vintage magazine empire. And he wants some payback.
Acht, the wild cliques! Jon Savage documents the pre-history of youth subculture
Smug penguins and bitchy snowflakes: An opinionated tour of the season's department store windows
The bewitching Louise Brooks lights up G.W. Pabst's blue-ribbon silent
When the pope passed away and the whole new pope electionI thought their hats were neat
Day 2 of the strike on Wednesday saw the opening of the temporary Metro North platform at Yankee Stadium, designed to offer a park-and-ride option off the Major Deegan. A mob of desperate commuters was expected: There were about a dozen cops, several Metro North employees, remote trucks from three t ... More >>
Relax, y'all: It's butter and bullets for big security firms in New Orleans
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Searching for a place to flop on what was once skid row
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Fashionistas Comb Sale Racks, Trash
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