At Lincoln Center, it's film as urgent jeremiad.
We get antsy in the summer, and it takes very little convincing to get us to commit to a long midday meal away from our desks. And so a few days ago, we headed out to Carroll Gardens to check in on lunch at Nightingale 9.
The vendors on Broadway are selling oversized 2013 sunglasses. Bring on the sequins and make some questionable decisions, it's time for New Year's Eve. If celebrating in sparkles is not your idea of a good time, consider washing your cares away with something bubbly instead (it's tradition!). Today ... More >>
On the other town
Grand Central PublishingIn case you Fork in the Road readers don't Google-stalk me, you might not know that I wrote a book called Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris, which recounts the year I spent learning to cook in restaurants around the world. ... More >>
That's what she says. Of course they're simply saying schedule changes happen all the time. Oh, please. Can you believe that a channel known for selling aggressively tacky items (which I love, mind you) can be so wussy about what else they'll sell?
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 29, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 26 Know your enemy By Nat Hentoff "ENEMY REPORTED TO DESTROY 23 ARMORED PERSONNEL CARRIERS IN COLUMN" --New York Times, May 28 "KONTUM CLEARED OF FOE" --New York Times, June 6 Like many of you, I hav ... More >>
In keeping with today's...theme?, more fat monkeys. These ones are happy and get to run around and munch on healthy things like oranges, though. Also, the first comment on this video is the most disturbing YouTube comment I've ever seen. It starts, "In Vietnam we used the damm things as targets" ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 4, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 18 The Orwellian President: Vietnam is the struggle By David McReynolds I have, for some time, been bothered by the degree to which my father and Nixon seem alike. I love my father and, while I do not hate ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyBun, otherwise known as rice noodles, are ubiquitous at Vietnamese restaurants throughout the city. New York is rife with bun thit nuong--a large bowl filled with rice noodles, grilled pork or beef, pickled vegetables, lettuce, and herbs. So we were very happy to see on Pho Ba ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 5, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 6 New Stockholder Straus Broadcasting, Inc., has sold its stock interest in The Village Voice. All other Voice shareholders -- Edwin Fancher, Evelyn L. Lutz, Herbert B. Lutz, Norman Mailer, and Daniel Wol ... More >>
via YahooWant to feel bad about yourself for not going to the gym yesterday, or all summer, for that matter? Oh, three war vets of, respectively, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam, made it to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro last Saturday. The trip took six days, and among them, they had but one human ... More >>
Sarah DiGregorioHanco's and Henry's banh mi. What is it about banh mi or banh mi-like sandwiches that moves people to make tasteless allusions to the Vietnam War? Today, Midtown Lunch takes a look at Cer Te's "The Fall of Saigon," a vaguely banh mi-ish cocoction with buffalo chicken julienned ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 31 The Hawks in May: A Day to Remember By Joe Flaherty On Saturday afternoon past, with the war gods supplying sunshine to heat their passions, the Legions of Decency and Death paraded down Fifth Avenue. Lik ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 8, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 8 Dick Gregory on His Way To Entertain the Jailed By Joe Flaherty Dick Gregory sat under the pale spot at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, his hands fluttering around his head like black and orange butterf ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 21, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 1 Peaceful Protesters Parade Against War By Paul Cowan Between 15,000 and 20,000 people marched along Fifth Avenue in a parade protesting America's involvement in Vietnam last Saturday. Though Sunday's ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 24, 1964, Vol. X, No. 10Thomas Hits Viet War at Washington Sq. RallyMore than 1000 people, including turbaned writer Marc Schleifer, bearded, bereted hippies, mothers with baby carriages, and the Police Department's Special Services ( ... More >>
The irresistible bun bo hue, a soup that originated in the city of Hue, Vietnam You've probably had your fill of pho (the multi-beef rice noodle soup) and banh mi (the French-leaning Vietnamese hero), but I bet you haven't had your fill of bun bo hue. A rash of immigration from central Vietnam ... More >>
I don't trust someone who actually thinks we won the war in Viet Nam! And who thinks a captured soldier is the one who won it for us! And who keeps pushing the glories of the traditional family when hers has such serious problems it's a walking advertisement for botched family values! And whose v ... More >>
On the fortieth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his words on the Vietnam War are as true as ever. "One of the difficulties in speaking out today grows out of the fact that there are those who are seeking to equate dissent with disloyalty. It is a dog-day in our natio ... More >>
Working hard not to mention the Iraq war
Artists return to the Vietnam protest model with For Life Against the War . . . Again
'Not for inciting hatred, but for learning lessons from history'
A Vietnam war doc with powerful contemporary parallels
Highs and lows of stomach-lining dining
Artists recall the immediacy and the aftershocks of war
Violinist makes peace with his Southeast Asian experience
The lessons of Saigon, still unheeded, permeate the presidential campaign
U.S. against "them"a tradition of institutionalized brutality
Senator covered up evidence of P.O.W.'s left behind
A closer look at an ugly issue
Documentarian Errol Morris reconstructs the exdefense secretary's Vietnam story 'from inside his head'
Which Way the Wind Blows
Terrorists in Retirement
They Send the Poor to Fight
A Brief History of Protest Art
100,000 Flood Washington for What May Be the Biggest American Antiwar March Since Viet Nam
Media Offer Glimpse Into Military History
Where Is the Democratic Party?