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 >>
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 >>
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. Pre ... More >>