Crown Heights gets its own fancy Italian pizza parlor
Enda Walsh’s latest comes to Brooklyn
When the G train is 45 minutes late, then stops midway through your route for 20 minutes because the train in front has just broken down, the last thing you want to do is stare at an MTA-sponsored sign that states, "Improvements don't just happen." Which is why we're all a bit happier to lear ... More >>
Last week Japan was hit by earthquake, tsunami, and volcano. As the country tries to come back from this series of disasters, donations are pouring in from world citizens. Rightbloggers are doing their part, too. They're using the catastrophe as a teachable moment to explain that Obama sucks, glob ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 23, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 12 A terrible blather is born By Joe Flaherty This piece is dedicated to Frank McCourt who, with the wisdom of Solomon, spent the day lying on his bloody Irish are. Sweet suffering' Jesus, thank be it i ... More >>
Ta-dah! Here's your blackened pig head. A couple of nights ago, Mayur, Jessica, and I went down on a pig head...
via the Daily NewsJames Leahy (L), Ronnie Brown (R)Apparently, a nibble wasn't enough for James Leahy (drag name Jane Lane), who channeled his inner cannibal at Highbar on 48th St. Sunday night. Today, the Daily News broke the story that he is out on bail awaiting trial, and that the mangled ... More >>
Long for This World examines the scientific battle against aging
And a Lama reincarnate in Unmistaken Child
A trip through the works of Yeats
After the New Yorker, a real press photo, maybe. The poet Michael Robbins lives in Chicago, quotes both Lil Wayne and Paul Muldoon fluently, and studs his criticism with punchlines like "This sort of thing is why punk rock had to be invented." His January 12 debut in the New Yorker, "Alien Vs. Pred ... More >>
This interview with Natasha Wimmer was originally conducted for Lit Seen, a newly conceived Voice literary column. But, as befits a conversation about 2666, the whole thing ended up spilling over into a much more sprawling, detailed conversation about vast terrain of the novel. The entire transcript ... More >>
The Nobel Prize winner's latest work is a tricky mix of essay, fiction, and memoir
Provincializm #17: I’m Not There, Too, Either, Again by William Bowers Three other Voice typists have done pieces related to the new Todd Haynes prism about a certain awesome Jewish male performer whose most ebullient song about marriage is tellingly entitled “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere.” Bu ... More >>
The Japan Society remounts Harry Partch's "total theater"
The magnificent Abbey Lincoln tackles the most vital songbook yet: her own
Prophet margin: Five years before Aztec god returns!
The master of the Southwestern gothic novel breaks his friscalating prose and heads indoors
Inside the Movement for Posthuman Rights
Radical Revisions of the Spiritual Life
A Conversation With Master Fictioneer Harry Mathews
Tom Waits Wears His Mask Like a Pro
Bucking the System in Bizarro World