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.
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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