Is the rent too damn high? For many of the more than 1,000,000 New Yorkers living in rent-stabilized apartments across the city, if it isn't already, it soon will be. Today the nine-person Rent Guidelines Board decided on next year's rent increases in a public meeting in the Great Hall at Cooper Un ... More >>
Trained as a lawyer, he joined the infantry after 9/11 to "engage the enemy face to face." As told to Jonathan Wei
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 1, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 5 The day they said the killing was to end by Phil Tracy It rained the day they said the killing was to end. A ceaseless unremitting rain that was falling well before dawn broke over Battery Park. A bl ... More >>
And is the Chupacabra Mexican?
Buckles' U.S. Army enlistment photo in 1917.110-year-old Frank Buckles, who was the last surviving American veteran of World War I, has died of natural causes at his home in Charles Town, West Virginia. He'd been 16 at the time of enlistment, lying about his age in order to serve in 1917. He ... More >>
Yes, the single dumbest musical instrument and temporary obsession of people who are hellbent on annoying you into going all Jack Nicholson in The Shining since dudes were playing the "Star Wars" theme on the nose flute, the Vuvuzela -- that stupid South African horn people can't stop blowing ... More >>
Film is a battlefield
Photographs 50 years in the making
We don't mean to sound paranoid, but: Did aliens abduct George Clooney's sense of humor?
The special assembly election Governor Paterson announced, then rescinded, in Queens is on again -- at least for the moment. "Although there were concerns raised about last week's announcement," says the Governor, "after a comprehensive review of the issues at stake, I have determined that ... More >>
As unconventional as the warfare it depicts
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 28, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 23Dynamic Comic as Catalyst SchweikBy Sandra Schmidt"Mrs. Corey and I were wandering around Mycenae -- you know, in Greece -- and we didn't know anything about it, so finally she got me to go up to this other couple ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 1, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 15Peace Strike Under WayBy Michael SmithHundreds of Villagers and other New Yorkers are putting most of their energies this week into protests against nuclear testing and the "war economy." The Worldwide General St ... More >>
Who will lead Bush's defense team—Rudy Giuliani?
Cartoon racer update is nothing you havent seen, but it's still a welcome sight.
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
Korean box-office monster emerges from the Han River to slime us stateside
On May Day, the masses rose up in New York. But where were the white peaceniks?
In the revival of Fuller's A Soldier's Play, its parallel plots have at last become a continuum
See how the little feller measures up to the Cowboy Code, and you tell me.
Facing Iraq duty, two U.S. G.I.'s head north to seek asylum
An anti-oater searches for the Man With No Name, who happens to be in town this week
Uncle Sam Is Losing the War for Students in South Korea
You're in the Private Army Now
As the U.S. Military Footprint Grows, So Does Jordanian Anger