Media

1995

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  • Villagevoice.com, the Voice‘s website, makes its debut.
  • Stern Publishing launches OC Weekly, a weekly serving Orange County, California.
  • The Voice begins selling advertising nationally.
  • PJ Harvey’s To Bring You My Love was named best album and Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” was named best single in the Pazz & Jop Music Critic’s poll.
  • Felicity Huffman wins the Obie Award for best performance for her role in Cryptogram, Linda Lavin for Death Defying Acts and Camryn Manheim for Missing Persons.
  • James Ledbetter’s Press Clips column, “Up in Smoke,” which examined a banned ABC Turning Point documentary on the tobacco industry, is named one of the top 25 censored stories of 1995 by Project Censored.
  • The Village Voice mourns the passing of Geoffrey Stokes, a staff writer and critic for 17 years.
  • Kids, a Larry Clark film, hits theaters. It is a chilling tale of Manhattan youth that tackles sexual promiscuity, drugs, and AIDs.