Ben Davis sums up art, class, and criticism in 9.5 Theses
When last we left our heroes, the 2012 Republican Presidential challengers, they were inevitably folding to Mitt the Man Whose Turn It Is. Then Newt Gingrich -- or, excuse us, a Newt Gingrich Super-PAC to which he is not connected -- decided to go out swinging with a little film that portrayed Romne ... More >>
Nick PintoOccupy Wall Street organizers ushered in a new phase of their movement yesterday when about 400 people participated in a collaborative takeover to re-occupy a vacant foreclosed home in East New York for a homeless family of four. The afternoon's event, part of a collaborative Nati ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 29 Of reform hacks and guideline junkies By Jack Newfield MIAMI BEACH -- Those who say patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels have not fully explored the possibilities of reform. I have reached this ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20 Of honest men & good writers By Jack Newfield After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 17, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 51 Scientology: The Now Religion By Donald M. Kaplan The true measures of the false prophet are an unrelenting certainty and a staggering income. The immediate impression of L. Ron Hubbard, the prophet ... More >>
"You asked for it. You anticipated it. You waited for it!" And now, thank Go -- er, nobody, it's here: Advertising for Atheists. The NYC Atheists have gotten propaganda for godlessness on city buses. (They ask for donations to keep it up, as there is no Supreme Being to provide for them.) And ... More >>
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