As far as Angel Martinez was concerned, the police officer at the front desk that night wasn't much more than an inconvenience. Sure, he'd refused to take Martinez's complaint. He was even a little rude about it. But for Martinez, after a night in Queens central booking, with his face battered and w ... More >>
Jason Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Until this weekend, Collins, who is a free agent, had not played since he came out as gay in April in Sports Illustrated.
The returns would seem to be in regarding the NFL's acceptance of University of Missouri senior Michael Sam, the league's first openly gay player -- or at least the man who would be the league's first openly gay player if he's drafted in May. Shannon Sharpe, former All-Pro and now commentator for C ... More >>
Experts have identified the latest phenomenon affecting "thousands of women," and it has quite the catchy name. One part binge-drinking and one part anorexia, it is...drunkorexia. Bent on "staying slim" and getting drunk as quickly as possible (and spending money on booze rather than food) on ... More >>
New plays by Lisa Kron and Will Eno; Kander and Ebb hit Broadway
Election getting you down? Think cats! Because owning a cat or cats can apparently help improve your health, make you kinder and gentler, and ease you through your crazy cat lady days. Just what all the crazy cat ladies needed. Not to mention, cats are funny. Evidence to right.
Johanna Kolodny is the in-house forager for Print, the restaurant in the new Ink 48 hotel, where she has brought in chestnuts from the forestry department of the University of Missouri and Greek-style yogurt from upstate New York. [NY Times] Pork rinds -- or pigskins -- are becoming the snac ... More >>
It wasn't your overdue mortgage.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 4, 1958, Vol. III, No. 32 from Obies 1958 coverage... By Jerry Tallmer He looks like a Marine, he walks like a Marine, he talks like a Marine, biting off his words sardonically, glancing at you coolly down his long nose; and once inde ... More >>
In global warming's kitchen, hurricanes love the heat
Harvey Pekar's American Splendor Is Coming to a Movie Theater Near You. Why Can't the Pioneer of Autobiographical Comics Talk About It?