George Saunders talks with Ben Stiller
Hayao Miyazaki ends a brilliant career on a shameful note
There's little surprise in the news that Pat Robertson has threatened to sue the filmmakers behind the devastating new documentary Mission Congo. After all, the film, unveiled at the Toronto International Film Festival, actually beats Robertson himself at the one thing he's long been best at: lookin ... More >>
When we spotted the rhubarb banana daiquiri on the list at ABC Cocina, we joked that we "don't often see banana in drinks that aren't smoothies." In our interview with beverage manager Ann Marie De Bello this morning, we learned that she added the creative concoction to mirror the bananas on the foo ... More >>
You know, from the magically buff male stripper saga Magic Mike. These are the scintillating stills.
By Kathleen Chalfant watches over dark secrets
Not by a long shot! Leap is the musical about a con man who connects with his faith and makes a disabled kid walk (if not exactly making people run to the box office). It just closed after a mere 44 performances on Broadway (including previews). But it's nominated for the Tony for Best Musical, ma ... More >>
Six degrees of Taryn Simon
Michel Choquette's treasure trove of '60s cartooning finally hits print
"Occupying" is clearly not confined to Wall Street, having occurred over the weekend in Washington Square Park and, we hear, being planned for Tompkins Square Park this coming Saturday and Sunday. All the while, Occupy Wall Street Protesters are remaining at base camp in Zuccotti Park, where Mayor ... More >>
One of Muammar Qaddafi's sons, 29-year-old Seif al-Arab Muammar el-Qaddafi, was killed in a NATO airstrike yesterday along with three Qaddafi grandchildren. Qaddafi and his wife, who were at their son's house in Tripoli at the time, survived. The house was reportedly destroyed. A Qaddafi spok ... More >>
The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, will not be tried in a New York City civilian court as previously announced by the Obama administration in November 2009, but will instead face war crimes charges, along with four others, at Guantanamo Bay. Th ... More >>
A new inflammatory open letter from the Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership advocacy group addressed to Mayor Michael Bloomberg argues that "'[g]un control' actually (and historically) means letting government, whether benign or ruthlessly evil, disarm certain sectors of society a ... More >>
Life Always, an anti-abortion group, revealed a giant new billboard today at Sixth Avenue and Watts Street in the New York City neighborhood of SoHo, featuring a picture of a young black girl and text that reads, "The most dangerous place for an African American is in the womb." Underneath is ... More >>
Andrew Jackson gets all emo
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. The Story of the United States Author: Elbridge S. Brooks Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company, Bosto ... More >>
Yesterday the Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary, Dr. Palitha Kohona, appeared on the Tavis Smiley show to refute what were allegedly "misinformed" remarks made by M.I.A. on Smiley's show in January. "Being the only Tamil in the Western media," she said then, "I have a really great opportunity to bring fo ... More >>
Here at the Voice, we're breaking out the Champagne (well, okay, the Cava and Prosecco) and muffins. What are you eating and drinking to celebrate the end of the regime of the War Criminal?
Stokely Carmichael returns to the U.N.
Interrogators were told: 'If a detainee dies, you're doing it wrong.'
Genocide takes center stage
The butcher of Tibet, and America's sporting president
In the face of Iran's Holocaust denial conference and contemporary desensitization comes this startling German doc
CIA war crimes in Europe are now under official investigation there, but not here
Commission blames American-backed Indonesian military
Reason to fear Bush's new choice for Homeland Security
Prawn salad and occupation politics with the dictator's defense attorney
Two one-world bands converge for 2004's protest summer
Capture of Saddam Doesn't Mean the Capture of Iraq
U.S. Hassles Syria
Covering the Land of the Infidel
Ralph Nader Keeps Democracy Alive
Shrub Smacks Lips at Prospect of Executing Texas Three
Club-Drug Publishers Could Face Prison Terms
Two Million Have Been Killed
'The World Is Strangely Silent'
Clinton Makes Hay in Asia Mess
How the Kosovo Crisis Helps Milosevic and Clinton
Detention of former Chilean Dictator Augusto Pinochet could signal a Latin American Nuremberg