Start spreading the news: New York is full hot bodies!
In a single New York minute, you can see sizzling singles noshing on cronuts at hot spots that absolutely radiate N-Y-C cool. But just like New York apartment prices, the awesomesauce of today is — you know it! — totes gone tomorrow. (You’re outta here, Jack!)
That’s why the Voice is here to help with this list of the 20 hottest New Yorkers of 2014. Read it before your next upscale happy hour, so you’ll know who to look for and who should be looking for the door.
You’ll never believe who made it onto our list of sizzling It Girls (and It Guys) for 2014. Did you make the cut?
[All photos by Rob Menzer]
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 20, 2014
“For nearly two weeks the Singer-Swapps — a family of fundamentalist Mormons — barricaded themselves in their cabin and, armed with an arsenal of handguns, rifles, and sawed-off shotguns, held off an army of county deputies and federal agents. On the 13th day, the standoff erupted into a gun battle that left one officer dead.”
“Rakim's persona is that of a sagacious gangster, like Miles Davis's ... We're talking about that school of self-confirmed bad-assed-ness, where you don't need spectators to know you're looking sugarshit sharp. Drop Miles or Rakim on the moon, they'd still be chilly-most”
The '80s “empowered” icky crustaceans like Rush Limbaugh, Dinesh D'Souza, Allan Bloom, and Mary Matalin... ruminating on family values, the evil lifestyle of homosexuals, the glories of war, the absolute sanctity of money, and the motto of Republicans the world over: Admit Nothing, Blame Everybody, Be Bitter.
“No less than Charlie Chaplin, its only pop rival for the affection of Jazz Age aesthetes, Krazy Kat synthesized a particular mixture of sweetness and slapstick, playful fantasy and emotional brutality.”
“Girl group records were based in the relationship of a young girl and an older man (white, until Berry Gordy) who put her on a pedestal and held her in thrall; out of that relationship came some of the most urgent and intense rock and roll ever made.”