• Film

    October 9, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    They're Gonna Smash Run-DMC's Brains in

    Since October of 1955, when Norman Mailer and co. founded The Village Voice as a weekly paper for bros of the leftist pinko persuasion, we've done our dutiful best to preserve every word ever printed in our pages, tucking them away in our vast archival editorial library (pictured above). This summer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Sign the Petition to Change the National Anthem to R. Kelly's "Ignition (Remix)"

    Have you been feeling that the National Anthem is getting a bit tired? Feel like you need to spice up your sense of patriotism? Well, then thank God for the internet and R. Kelly. See also: What's So Funny About A Little Bump N' Grind? R. Kelly, Frank Ocean, And The "Right" Kind Of R&B

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Linda Lavin Is A Sultry Chanteuse!

    Linda Lavin doing a nightclub act? Well, that's how she started, as the multiple award winner reminded the audience at 54 Below last night. "I started in clubs," said Lavin, "all of which had the name Downstairs in them. 'Nobody ever came, so you could fail all night long."

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    A Brand New 65-Year-Old Cookbook

    Margaret Yardley Potter was a cooking columnist for the Wilmington Star whose cookbook was first published in 1947. It's been reprinted, this time with an introduction from her great granddaughter, Elizabeth Gilbert (whose own love for food was well documented in her memoir Eat, Pray, Love).

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2011

    Keep Your Beer Cold and Get Shit-Faced With the Joe Biden Koozie

    Cold refreshment is a big fucking deal.​Sick of the never-ending coverage en route to the 2012 presidential election? Wish you could just drink yourself to sleep and wake up when it's all over? The Obama 2012 campaign store is here to help. Their online shop is selling a Joe Biden beer koozie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Who Wants to Be the Next Mets Owners?

    ​This morning's New York Post made it a lot easier to set up your office "Who's going to end up owning the Mets once the Wilpons have to repay their Madoff money?" pool, by running a helpful list of rich guys who, it claims, are in the running to buy at least a share of the Amazin's. Less help ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Announced

    opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tears​It's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    More SXSW 2009 Bands Announced

    SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Girl-Watching at the Paperback Bookstore

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 7, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 46 The Revolving Reader By John Wilcock Apart from their subsidiary function as places to buy books, the four branches in the Village of the Paperbook Gallery have proved invaluable centers for girl-watching, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Joan Didion's Brooklyn Book Fest Essay Published: McCain, Obama Eviscerated

    The short editorial Joan Didion read at the Brooklyn Book Festival back in September, about the upcoming election, is now online at Salon. It joins James Wood's piece in the New Yorker last week in examining the basic language out of which the two presidential campaigns have constructed their respec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    Live Drunk Liveblogging the Palin-Biden Debate, Part I

    No way this won't be a howling success! Stand by... 9:03: "There's never been a Vice-Presidential candidate like Sarah Palin!" America's and anchormen's sweetheart. 9:04: "Can I call you Joe?" Ooh, twinkle twinkle. Let's call 'em by their first names too. Bailout question: Joe says it's a "pleasu ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 20, 2006

    Still On the Waterfront

    Long plagued by Johnny Friendlys, dockworkers fight to take back a mob-infested union

  • News

    March 16, 2004

    Day by Day, Death by Death

    A Chronology of U.S. Military Fatalities Since 'Mission Accomplished,' Part II

  • Specials

    September 30, 2003
  • News

    August 26, 2003

    Anti-Conventional Wisdom

    Attention, GOP! The Forecast for Next Year in New York City: Extremely Stormy

  • News

    July 22, 2003

    Pranks for the Memories

    Ex-Met Wiseacre Roger McDowell Hotfoots It Into Coaching

  • News

    July 8, 2003

    From Russia, With Bare Knuckles

    Call Him Igor, but Don’t Call Him Outside

  • News

    May 29, 2001
  • News

    May 8, 2001

    AA Unmasked

    The Premier 12-Step Program Has a Killer Drug Problem

  • News

    July 11, 2000

    Playing Through

    Achieving Par and Other Goals at the Eastern Amputee Golf Association Tournament

  • News

    November 30, 1999
  • Long Island Voice

    November 23, 1999
  • News

    March 16, 1999

    In the Shadow of Death

    A Mystery Virus Triggers Rumors of a Murder Plot Against the Cancer-Stricken Louis Farrakhan and Talk of a Power Struggle Inside His Nation Of Islam