This Week in the Voice: The 100 Most Powerless New Yorkers


This week in the Voice, out today: Steven Thrasher’s listing of the 100 most powerless New Yorkers. Among them: weed-delivery guys and the transgendered sex workers of Hunts Point.

Maura Johnston notes the many aesthetic links between David Lee Roth and Kanye West.

Robert Sietsema heads to Jersey City, where he finds Taste of India and Thali (Food) Court are culinary “undiscovered Incan ruins” of sorts, albeit ones from the subcontinent.

Michael Atkinson takes a look at Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, and determines that the franchise does an excellent job both chronicling the legal controversies surrounding the killings of three Cub Scouts and capturing the bizarro mis-en-scene that is West Memphis, Arkansas.

R.C. Baker gives his account of how Dan Flavin came to admire James Brooks’ nuances in his rundown of “Unlikely Friends,” a new show at the Greenberg Van Doren Gallery (730 Fifth Avenue).

Michael Feingold relishes the respectable subtlety of Catherine Trieschmann’s How the World Began.

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