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 >>
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
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."
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).
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 >>
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 >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt'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 >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Long plagued by Johnny Friendlys, dockworkers fight to take back a mob-infested union
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Attention, GOP! The Forecast for Next Year in New York City: Extremely Stormy
Ex-Met Wiseacre Roger McDowell Hotfoots It Into Coaching
Call Him Igor, but Dont Call Him Outside
The Premier 12-Step Program Has a Killer Drug Problem
Achieving Par and Other Goals at the Eastern Amputee Golf Association Tournament
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