This week in the Voice, out today: Nick Pinto explains how federal efficiency standards are phasing out old-fashioned incandescent light bulbs in favor of those coiled energy-efficient ones — thing is, those are full of crazy toxic stuff. And one of the only big-name politicians to fight the new legislation is equally crazy Michele Bachmann.
Robert Sietsema visits Birreria, Eataly’s “beer garden in the sky.” The view is only so-so, but the food is superb.
Wondering how to avoid annoying alcoholics and druggies? Michael Musto has some advice for you.
Ryan Gosling plays a Hollywood stunt driver in new thriller Drive; J. Hoberman reviews.
Maura Johnston went to a dub master class by British producer Adrian Sherwood and reviewed a new album from White Flag.
Michael Feingold reviews the new revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies; there’s “much gaudiness and some fun but little atmosphere and less emotional grip.”