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The dirty mirror man
Remember the time?Does Kanye West exist because the world gives him so much attention? Or does the world exist because he gives it something to pay attention to? Heavy stuff, man. Whatever the answer is, the rapper-cum-producer has both dominated critics' best-ofs and been a celebrity-news st ... More >>
Credit: Vanity FairSuri Cruise, with her Scientologist parentsIn recent weeks here at the Voice, we've described the Church of Scientology's programs aimed at investigating perceived enemies, who have included former high-ranking Scientology executives, a man trying to bring to market a clean ... More >>
Brianna and Gabriella almost escaped from Staten Island. But MTV pulled the plug on the original Jersey Shore
Kanye West w/Pusha T, CyHi Da Prince, Mr. Hudson, Big Sean, and Kid Cudi Skylight One Hanson Thursday, June 9 Better than: Not being let in. Thunder shook Brooklyn, drops of rain fell, and over a thousand people took refuge in Skylight One Hanson, inside the old Williamsburg Savings Bank, for a m ... More >>
Creepy abandoned smallpox hospital. We're feeling kinda Halloweeny, and, luckily, New York has a whole host of reputedly haunted locales, including the Algonquin (now, creepily, a Marriott), the Dakota, the Empire State Building, and Washington Square Park. But it struck us that each of those ... More >>
Invisible seafarers in a city still addicted to shipping
New York's war on drugs held her hostage for 16 years. A story of prison, politics, and one woman's pride.
After 16 Years in Prison Elaine Bartlett Came Home to a City and a Family She Barely Knew. Freedom Wasnt at All What Shed Imagined
New York's War on Drugs Held Her Hostage for 16 Years. A Story of Prison, Politics, and One Woman's Pride.