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Even though I've never laid eyes on them, it's easy to recognize Nude Beach's Chuck Betz and Ryan Naideau at the Williamsburg coffee shop where we meet. Ripped leather jackets and Germs pins stand out against carefully sculpted hippery. Vocalist Betz, with his bed-head buffount hair-do, is a dead ri ... More >>
By Brad Cohan Joe Carducci not only played a monumental role in helping run and co-own SST Records in its glorious 1980's heyday when Black Flag, Minutemen, Hüsker Dü and Meat Puppets were the reigning kings of the Amerindie underground, but he also famously penned the lyrics for the Minutemen's ... More >>
Last week, we had a bit of fun publishing detailed maps to Scientology's super-secret underground vault locations. The vaults are the project of the Church of Spiritual Technology, a hush-hush entity inside Scientology that owns the trademarks and copyrights to L. Ron Hubbard's works, and that digs ... More >>
According to data released yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau in their annual American Community Survey (via WNYC), New York state has the highest percentage of women who have never married in all of America. While the percentage statewide is 34.8 percent (that counts New York women 15 and o ... More >>
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
The real star of this week's Village Voice. Don't miss 1:00 to 1:20--capturing it on camera changed my life. Also, his dancers are amazing. Andrew Hieb is a 12-year-old Juggalo from Rock Springs, Wyoming, a town with a population of "approximately 20,000," according to the city clerk's office. His ... More >>
Prodigal Sons director Kimberly Reed fills me in.
photos by Julie Bolcer Thousands demonstrated in front of the Manhattan Mormon Temple Wednesday evening to denounce the church's anti-gay stances, then marched toward Columbus Circle to spotlight efforts to legalize gay marriage in New York. NYPD officers on the scene placed Wednesday's crowd betw ... More >>
One answer: not a six-hour confessional doc
Or: How I learned to stop worrying and make love to the vice president
18 miners killed this year, and safety nominee says the laws are fine
Sinking ships must loose big lips
A normal-schnozzed Cyrano update is nothing to sneeze at
Now there seems to be even more hot water in Cheneys boiler room
Throwing off the shackles of the conventional press
When it comes to federal money for the city, hizzoner wants more . . . and less Mayor Bloomberg's Democratic rivals relentlessly accuse him of wimping out when it comes to challenging his Republican allies (that is, other people who are also elected on the Republican line) in Albany and Washington ... More >>
Giff Miller's homeland security plan for dummy The indignities of running for public office sometimes make it hard to deny any candidate credit for simply putting themselves through it. The people running for mayor drag themselves out into 95-degree heat wearing business suits to get minor endorsem ... More >>
Speculation about a replacement for Dick Cheney just keeps on ticking
Kerry's like a pig! No explosives went anywhere!
Minorities struggle to break free of felon voting bans
Spooky Dick Cheney, serving up dripping red meat, defending the honor of Halliburton
Cleaning Up: Bush's Pals, an Oligarch, and a Siberian Pollution Factory
Justice Department vs. Democracy
In Battle Over 9-11 Detentions, Feds May Be Hiding More Than Identities
Riggins and Eason Break Their Legs
Prez Not All Bad on Environment. Just Mostly.
Big Oil Insiders Pull Prez Off Own Platform
Customers Squawk Back Over DSL Service
The Tectonic Theater Project Captures Matthew Shepards Laramie
The Chickens Came Home to Roost at Columbine High
Was Bilal El-Amine dismissed for acting up or getting off?
Mike Long's party is feasting at the state trough