This Week’s Voice: Das Racist, dead prez, Woody Allen’s Whatever Works, New York Asian Film Festival, Peter Terzian’s Heavy Rotation, and More


In this week’s Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla chats with geniuses behind “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell,” otherwise known as Das Racist.

J. Pablo takes a stroll through Bed-Stuy with dead prez.

Bret Gladstone with the Avett Brothers at Irving Plaza.

In Books, Zach Baron’s Lit Seen brings you the official playlist to Peter Terzian’s Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums That Changed Their Lives.

In Film, J. Hoberman on Woody Allen’s newest, Whatever Works, and $9.99, by Israel’s own neurotic, Tatia Rosenthal.

Nick Pinkerton at BAMCinemaFest.

Nathan Lee on the New York Asian Film Festival.

Plus reviews of the HBO instaclassic The Proposal, Brighton Rock at Film Forum, and more.

In Art, Robert Shuster’s Best in Show.

In Theater, Michael Feingold on Theresa Rebeck’s Our House at Playwrights Horizons and Naomi Wallace’s Things of Dry Hours at the New York Theatre Workshop.

Alexis Soloski on machines machines machines machines machines machines machines machines at Here and #9 at 59E59.

Plus Michael Musto dishes about a talk show host who was thrown out of a gay bar, Ask A Mexican!, and more…