In this week’s Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla interviews Dan Deacon about his new 16-piece band.
Dan Weiss meets the Web Sheriff.
Miles Marshall Lewis on Britney Spears’s sadly generic Circus.
Annie Fischer reports on the NY Eye & Ear Festival.
In Books, Voice writers pick the best books of 2008.
In Film, J. Hoberman reviews Soderbergh’s Che.
Ella Taylor finds the limits of an open mind at a screening of Meryl Streep’s Doubt, then sees The Reader.
Scott Foundas finds Clint Eastwood’s salvation in Gran Torino.
And reviews of Eliza Dushku’s topless scene in The Alphabet Killer, What Doesn’t Kill You, and Adam Resurrected.
In Art, Martha Schwendener reviews Richard Prince’s new show and the rise/return of sexist art.
In Theater, Michael Feingold pores through the pages of The Complete Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II.
James Hannaham reviews Tennessee William’s failed comeback Out Cry.
Plus Lynn Yaeger on recession gifts, Savage Love, and more…