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Republican Nation: Save Our Symbols | The Village Voice

“The ambitions of the left have been political and their triumphs cultural, while the ambitions of the right have been cultural and their triumphs political.” Read full article: Republican Nation: Save Our Symbols | Th...→

Republican Nation: Save Our Symbols | The Village Voice

“The ambitions of the left have been political and their triumphs cultural, while the ambitions of the right have been cultural and their triumphs political.” Read full article: Republican Nation: Save Our Symbols | Th...→

Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism | The Village Voice

Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism September 28, 1967... Mr. Morris B. Abram, President American Jewish Committee 165 East 56th Street New York, New York Read full article: Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism | Th...→

Peace March, 1966  | The Village Voice

Peace March, 1966 March 31, 1966... I live on 103rd Street near Central Park West, one of the very few whites in a block of Negroes and Puerto Ricans. Garbage strews the streets and children play in it. Their elders view the scene with sullen passivity. Getting drunk seems to Read full article: Peace March, 1966  | The Village Voice...→

Republican Nation: The War on Washington | The Village Voice

Curb the Regulators, Shut Down Congress, Humiliate the President: This Is the Real Republican Contract. Read full article: Republican Nation: The War on Washington...→

Sonny Mehta and the Knopf Conundrum | The Village Voice

The editor had become the number-one topic at every Hamptons din­ner party, where people gossiped about his temper, his flashy clothes, about the gun he sup­posedly keeps in his desk... Read full article: Sonny Mehta and the Knopf Conundrum | Th...→

New Year’s Eve Parties — 20th-Century Version | The Village Voice

How did we get down last millennium? The Voice Archives takes an auld lang syne view of club ads from the Fifties to the Nineties. Read full article: New Year’s Eve Parties — 20th-Century Ve...→

Robert Downey — Sr.’s — Big Budget Ego-Buster | The Village Voice

Give Yourself a Huge Christmas Present Department: In 1972, Robert Downey Sr. starred in 12 pages of ads for his new film, “Greaser’s Palace.” It didn’t help much. Read full article: Robert Downey — Sr.’s — Big Budget Ego-B...→

Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues to ditch Trump and 'save their souls'

Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues to ditch Trump and 'save their souls'

Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, in an op-ed published in The Washington Post titled "Fellow Republicans, there's still time to save your souls," made the case for President Trump's impeachment Monday. Read full article: Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues ...→

Felix Rohatyn Is Our New Robert Moses | The Village Voice

The Unaccountable Elitist: Felix Rohatyn is our new Robert Moses ... August 2, 1976 Read full article: Felix Rohatyn Is Our New Robert Moses | ...→

Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man No One Can Convict | The Village Voice

Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man No One Can Convict... The federal courthouse in Foley Square has a far more cathedral air than its poor neighbor two blocks to the north, the criminal courthouse at 100 Centre Street. The federal courthouse has cushions on the benches, ecclesiastical ceiling lam Read full article: Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man ...→

Jazz Wars in the ’70s | The Village Voice

“Maybe the best that can be said of jazz in the ’70s is that it didn’t just survive. It established its own precedents and raised important questions about an art that was finally pushed beyond its golden age.” Read full article: Jazz Wars in the ’70s | The Village Voic...→

Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the Famous | The Village Voice

Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the Famous September 6, 1976... Has any writer since Boswell possessed a shrewder sense of careermanship than Truman Capote? Gore Vidal expertly packages his arch, marcelled aphor­isms for television consumption, Norman Mailer at his most com­bative has an Elizabethan bra Read full article: Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the F...→

The Rolling Stones’ Soul Picnic | The Village Voice

“The Stones, in case you don’t already know, are doing a free concert in San Francisco this Saturday. Why not New York? Jagger answered, ‘It’s too cold.’ ” Read full article: The Rolling Stones’ Soul Picnic | The Vi...→

Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire | The Village Voice

Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire  April 7, 1966... Last August there appeared on the cover of the magazine One a photograph of a young man dressed as an ancient Roman warrior in a toga and thonged sandal-shoes; on the floor beside his chair there stand a sword, a helmet, a shield. His hair Read full article: Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand S...→

When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther King in Harlem | The Village Voice

“What he said was not important. It was the man who lent weight to the words. It was his presence felt, his integrity sensed. Such a man could make the telephone book seem like the gospel.” Read full article: When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther K...→

Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos | The Village Voice

The Complete History of Post-Soul Culture: Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos March 17, 1992... IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN WHEN mobile DJs began rocking Kraftwerk’s Trans-Europe Express in 1977 or when WBLS’s slogan shifted from “the total black experience in sound” to “the total experience in sound” to “the world’s best-looking sound.” Or wh Read full article: Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos | The Vill...→

A Ride on the New York Subway | The Village Voice

“There are times when the subway, like the city itself, seems so grotesque that, indeed, one wonders how this entire enterprise can continue to call itself human. Much less continue.” Read full article: A Ride on the New York Subway | The Vill...→

Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit teen's voice

Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit teen's voice

The Adams Family says 2019 was a nightmare, but because of 7 Action News viewers who responded to their story of heartbreak, they believe 2020 will be a dream come true. Read full article: Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit tee...→

A Brief History of NYE in NYC, From Electric Light to Sneezing Powder | The Village Voice

I have a confession to make. In the forty years I have lived in Manhattan, I have never once stood in Times Square and waited... Read full article: A Brief History of NYE in NYC, From Elec...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Five: Postscript | The Village Voice

Part Five: Postscript January 22, 1979... It is now over a year since I began my re­searches into the nature, history, future pros­pects, and larger meaning of Harlem (with special emphasis on homicide and narcotics); the time has come to stop and admit defeat. In 10 years of journ Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Five: Postscrip...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Three: A Harlem Dude | The Village Voice

Part Three: A Harlem Dude January 8, 1979... On my first day at the Sixth Homicide Zone in Harlem, I went out in a radio car with two black detectives. A cold white sun was gleaming in the February sky, and jagged mounds of pockmarked snow were piled at the curbs. I kept losing my sen Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Three: A Harlem...→

Charles Mingus’s Secret Eggnog Recipe Will Knock You on Your Ass | The Village Voice

As a world-class jazz double bassist, composer and band leader, Charles Mingus is one of the most celebrated figures in American music. He was well-known... Read full article: Charles Mingus’s Secret Eggnog Recipe Wi...→

Moondog, Wavy Gravy, and Tiny Tim Walk Into a Bar… | The Village Voice

“Man, it was great. But some of it was embarrassing too. Made you feel like the English when they went down into Bedlam to laugh at the crazy people” Read full article: Moondog, Wavy Gravy, and Tiny Tim Walk I...→

Can the Republican Party Save One of Its Last Latina Congresswomen?

Can the Republican Party Save One of Its Last Latina Congresswomen?

The GOP has only one voting woman of color in Congress. But Jaime Herrera Beutler’s moderate views increasingly put her at odds with Trump’s brand of politics. Read full article: Can the Republican Party Save One of Its...→

The Rolling Stones at Altamont: Day of the Angels | The Village Voice

Day of the Angels: Let It Bleed! December 11, 1969... ALTAMONT SPEEDWAY, Alameda County, California — All across the scalded brown hills looming above this seedy, out-at-the-elbows drag strip located 50 miles northeast of San Francisco in the monotonous, sepia-tone wastes of the Livermore Vall Read full article: The Rolling Stones at Altamont: Day of t...→

Blacks and Jews | The Village Voice

“Only by creating loyal­ties to something more universal than our im­mediate tribe — to ideas and values like community, tolerance, plural­ism, and equality — can we begin the process of reciprocity and reconcil­iation between blacks and Jews.” Read full article: Blacks and Jews | The Village Voice...→

Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago | The Village Voice

“I’ve never seen so much hostility in a demon­stration before,” King said. “And I’ve been all over the South.” Read full article: Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago ...→

Advice to College Writers: Aim for the Throat | The Village Voice

“I’m a good novelist and I’ll get better. I’ve found my calling and if I have my way I’ll be turning out books for the next half-century, books that will blow people away. But right now all I want is to be read.” Read full article: Advice to College Writers: Aim for the T...→

The White Noise Supremacists | The Village Voice

“The White Noise Supremacists”  April 30, 1979 The other day I was talking on the phone with a friend who hangs out on the CBGB... Read full article: The White Noise Supremacists | The Villa...→

Edward Said on the “Persian Psyche” | The Village Voice

Innocence Abroad: Bruce Laingen’s Memo on “the Persian Psyche” February 4, 1981... On August 13, 1979, a confidential tele­gram signed by Bruce Laingen, charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Tehran, was sent to then Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. On January 27, 1981, after the hostages had been released, excerpts were Read full article: Edward Said on the “Persian Psyche” | Th...→

Jean Shepherd’s Computerized Christmas | The Village Voice

Almost three decades before his “A Christmas Story” became a TV staple, the radio maestro took a look at Christmas Yet to Come in the pages of the Voice. Read full article: Jean Shepherd’s Computerized Christmas |...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Four: Willy and the Sneaker People | The Village Voice

Part Four: Willy and the Sneaker People January 15, 1979... One Sunday night last fall, trying to un­wind from the sights and sounds of a day in Harlem, I switched on my Trinitron and aimlessly turned the dial. What should come beaming into my bedroom but a service of worship that was obviously eman Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Four: Willy and...→

Stranger in Harlem Part Two: Sixth Homicide | The Village Voice

Part Two: Sixth Homicide January 2, 1979... When the light changed at 96th Street and Park Avenue, I looked around to make sure all four doors were locked, and then I stepped on the gas. My car shot across the Great Divide, up the narrow lane between the medieval wall and the bombed- Read full article: Stranger in Harlem Part Two: Sixth Homic...→

Looking Back On Danny Aiello’s Star Turn in “Do The Right Thing” | The Village Voice

Say the Right Thing June 20, 1989... Actor Danny Aiello has the no-bullshit affabil­ity of someone just off the street. And here, in a West Hollywood hotel called Ledufy, where Parisienne-sounding operators answer the phone “Oui, mademoiselle,” he seems a home­-boy who has wan Read full article: Looking Back On Danny Aiello’s Star Turn...→

Paranoid Notes on the Strange Death of Bruce Lee | The Village Voice

“The belief that nothing in the universe happens by chance strikes me as essentially theological. Trilateral Committee, Rockefeller, God, Satan, Reverend Moon — it’s all the same kettle of Prime Movers to me.” Read full article: Paranoid Notes on the Strange Death of B...→

Harlem When It Sizzled | The Village Voice

Harlem When It Sizzled December 1982... WHEN HARLEM WAS IN VOGUE By David Levering Lewis Knopf, $17.95; Vintage, $7.95 paper Read full article: Harlem When It Sizzled | The Village Voi...→

Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism | The Village Voice

Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism September 28, 1967... Mr. Morris B. Abram, President American Jewish Committee 165 East 56th Street New York, New York Read full article: Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism | Th...→

Blacks and Jews | The Village Voice

“Only by creating loyal­ties to something more universal than our im­mediate tribe — to ideas and values like community, tolerance, plural­ism, and equality — can we begin the process of reciprocity and reconcil­iation between blacks and Jews.” Read full article: Blacks and Jews | The Village Voice...→

When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther King in Harlem | The Village Voice

“What he said was not important. It was the man who lent weight to the words. It was his presence felt, his integrity sensed. Such a man could make the telephone book seem like the gospel.” Read full article: When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther K...→

Republican Nation: The War on Washington | The Village Voice

Curb the Regulators, Shut Down Congress, Humiliate the President: This Is the Real Republican Contract. Read full article: Republican Nation: The War on Washington...→

Advice to College Writers: Aim for the Throat | The Village Voice

“I’m a good novelist and I’ll get better. I’ve found my calling and if I have my way I’ll be turning out books for the next half-century, books that will blow people away. But right now all I want is to be read.” Read full article: Advice to College Writers: Aim for the T...→

Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos | The Village Voice

The Complete History of Post-Soul Culture: Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos March 17, 1992... IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN WHEN mobile DJs began rocking Kraftwerk’s Trans-Europe Express in 1977 or when WBLS’s slogan shifted from “the total black experience in sound” to “the total experience in sound” to “the world’s best-looking sound.” Or wh Read full article: Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos | The Vill...→

Edward Said on the “Persian Psyche” | The Village Voice

Innocence Abroad: Bruce Laingen’s Memo on “the Persian Psyche” February 4, 1981... On August 13, 1979, a confidential tele­gram signed by Bruce Laingen, charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Tehran, was sent to then Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. On January 27, 1981, after the hostages had been released, excerpts were Read full article: Edward Said on the “Persian Psyche” | Th...→

Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit teen's voice

Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit teen's voice

The Adams Family says 2019 was a nightmare, but because of 7 Action News viewers who responded to their story of heartbreak, they believe 2020 will be a dream come true. Read full article: Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit tee...→

New Year’s Eve Parties — 20th-Century Version | The Village Voice

How did we get down last millennium? The Voice Archives takes an auld lang syne view of club ads from the Fifties to the Nineties. Read full article: New Year’s Eve Parties — 20th-Century Ve...→

Robert Downey — Sr.’s — Big Budget Ego-Buster | The Village Voice

Give Yourself a Huge Christmas Present Department: In 1972, Robert Downey Sr. starred in 12 pages of ads for his new film, “Greaser’s Palace.” It didn’t help much. Read full article: Robert Downey — Sr.’s — Big Budget Ego-B...→

Jean Shepherd’s Computerized Christmas | The Village Voice

Almost three decades before his “A Christmas Story” became a TV staple, the radio maestro took a look at Christmas Yet to Come in the pages of the Voice. Read full article: Jean Shepherd’s Computerized Christmas |...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Five: Postscript | The Village Voice

Part Five: Postscript January 22, 1979... It is now over a year since I began my re­searches into the nature, history, future pros­pects, and larger meaning of Harlem (with special emphasis on homicide and narcotics); the time has come to stop and admit defeat. In 10 years of journ Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Five: Postscrip...→

Stranger in Harlem Part Two: Sixth Homicide | The Village Voice

Part Two: Sixth Homicide January 2, 1979... When the light changed at 96th Street and Park Avenue, I looked around to make sure all four doors were locked, and then I stepped on the gas. My car shot across the Great Divide, up the narrow lane between the medieval wall and the bombed- Read full article: Stranger in Harlem Part Two: Sixth Homic...→

Charles Mingus’s Secret Eggnog Recipe Will Knock You on Your Ass | The Village Voice

As a world-class jazz double bassist, composer and band leader, Charles Mingus is one of the most celebrated figures in American music. He was well-known... Read full article: Charles Mingus’s Secret Eggnog Recipe Wi...→

Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man No One Can Convict | The Village Voice

Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man No One Can Convict... The federal courthouse in Foley Square has a far more cathedral air than its poor neighbor two blocks to the north, the criminal courthouse at 100 Centre Street. The federal courthouse has cushions on the benches, ecclesiastical ceiling lam Read full article: Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man ...→

Looking Back On Danny Aiello’s Star Turn in “Do The Right Thing” | The Village Voice

Say the Right Thing June 20, 1989... Actor Danny Aiello has the no-bullshit affabil­ity of someone just off the street. And here, in a West Hollywood hotel called Ledufy, where Parisienne-sounding operators answer the phone “Oui, mademoiselle,” he seems a home­-boy who has wan Read full article: Looking Back On Danny Aiello’s Star Turn...→

Moondog, Wavy Gravy, and Tiny Tim Walk Into a Bar… | The Village Voice

“Man, it was great. But some of it was embarrassing too. Made you feel like the English when they went down into Bedlam to laugh at the crazy people” Read full article: Moondog, Wavy Gravy, and Tiny Tim Walk I...→

Jazz Wars in the ’70s | The Village Voice

“Maybe the best that can be said of jazz in the ’70s is that it didn’t just survive. It established its own precedents and raised important questions about an art that was finally pushed beyond its golden age.” Read full article: Jazz Wars in the ’70s | The Village Voic...→

Paranoid Notes on the Strange Death of Bruce Lee | The Village Voice

“The belief that nothing in the universe happens by chance strikes me as essentially theological. Trilateral Committee, Rockefeller, God, Satan, Reverend Moon — it’s all the same kettle of Prime Movers to me.” Read full article: Paranoid Notes on the Strange Death of B...→

The Rolling Stones at Altamont: Day of the Angels | The Village Voice

Day of the Angels: Let It Bleed! December 11, 1969... ALTAMONT SPEEDWAY, Alameda County, California — All across the scalded brown hills looming above this seedy, out-at-the-elbows drag strip located 50 miles northeast of San Francisco in the monotonous, sepia-tone wastes of the Livermore Vall Read full article: The Rolling Stones at Altamont: Day of t...→

The Rolling Stones’ Soul Picnic | The Village Voice

“The Stones, in case you don’t already know, are doing a free concert in San Francisco this Saturday. Why not New York? Jagger answered, ‘It’s too cold.’ ” Read full article: The Rolling Stones’ Soul Picnic | The Vi...→

Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire | The Village Voice

Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire  April 7, 1966... Last August there appeared on the cover of the magazine One a photograph of a young man dressed as an ancient Roman warrior in a toga and thonged sandal-shoes; on the floor beside his chair there stand a sword, a helmet, a shield. His hair Read full article: Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand S...→

Peace March, 1966  | The Village Voice

Peace March, 1966 March 31, 1966... I live on 103rd Street near Central Park West, one of the very few whites in a block of Negroes and Puerto Ricans. Garbage strews the streets and children play in it. Their elders view the scene with sullen passivity. Getting drunk seems to Read full article: Peace March, 1966  | The Village Voice...→

Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago | The Village Voice

“I’ve never seen so much hostility in a demon­stration before,” King said. “And I’ve been all over the South.” Read full article: Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago ...→

The White Noise Supremacists | The Village Voice

“The White Noise Supremacists”  April 30, 1979 The other day I was talking on the phone with a friend who hangs out on the CBGB... Read full article: The White Noise Supremacists | The Villa...→

A Ride on the New York Subway | The Village Voice

“There are times when the subway, like the city itself, seems so grotesque that, indeed, one wonders how this entire enterprise can continue to call itself human. Much less continue.” Read full article: A Ride on the New York Subway | The Vill...→

Sonny Mehta and the Knopf Conundrum | The Village Voice

The editor had become the number-one topic at every Hamptons din­ner party, where people gossiped about his temper, his flashy clothes, about the gun he sup­posedly keeps in his desk... Read full article: Sonny Mehta and the Knopf Conundrum | Th...→

A Brief History of NYE in NYC, From Electric Light to Sneezing Powder | The Village Voice

I have a confession to make. In the forty years I have lived in Manhattan, I have never once stood in Times Square and waited... Read full article: A Brief History of NYE in NYC, From Elec...→

Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues to ditch Trump and 'save their souls'

Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues to ditch Trump and 'save their souls'

Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, in an op-ed published in The Washington Post titled "Fellow Republicans, there's still time to save your souls," made the case for President Trump's impeachment Monday. Read full article: Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues ...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Four: Willy and the Sneaker People | The Village Voice

Part Four: Willy and the Sneaker People January 15, 1979... One Sunday night last fall, trying to un­wind from the sights and sounds of a day in Harlem, I switched on my Trinitron and aimlessly turned the dial. What should come beaming into my bedroom but a service of worship that was obviously eman Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Four: Willy and...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Three: A Harlem Dude | The Village Voice

Part Three: A Harlem Dude January 8, 1979... On my first day at the Sixth Homicide Zone in Harlem, I went out in a radio car with two black detectives. A cold white sun was gleaming in the February sky, and jagged mounds of pockmarked snow were piled at the curbs. I kept losing my sen Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Three: A Harlem...→

Felix Rohatyn Is Our New Robert Moses | The Village Voice

The Unaccountable Elitist: Felix Rohatyn is our new Robert Moses ... August 2, 1976 Read full article: Felix Rohatyn Is Our New Robert Moses | ...→

Can the Republican Party Save One of Its Last Latina Congresswomen?

Can the Republican Party Save One of Its Last Latina Congresswomen?

The GOP has only one voting woman of color in Congress. But Jaime Herrera Beutler’s moderate views increasingly put her at odds with Trump’s brand of politics. Read full article: Can the Republican Party Save One of Its...→

Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the Famous | The Village Voice

Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the Famous September 6, 1976... Has any writer since Boswell possessed a shrewder sense of careermanship than Truman Capote? Gore Vidal expertly packages his arch, marcelled aphor­isms for television consumption, Norman Mailer at his most com­bative has an Elizabethan bra Read full article: Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the F...→

Harlem When It Sizzled | The Village Voice

Harlem When It Sizzled December 1982... WHEN HARLEM WAS IN VOGUE By David Levering Lewis Knopf, $17.95; Vintage, $7.95 paper Read full article: Harlem When It Sizzled | The Village Voi...→

Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism | The Village Voice

Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism September 28, 1967... Mr. Morris B. Abram, President American Jewish Committee 165 East 56th Street New York, New York Read full article: Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism | Th...→

Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire | The Village Voice

Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire  April 7, 1966... Last August there appeared on the cover of the magazine One a photograph of a young man dressed as an ancient Roman warrior in a toga and thonged sandal-shoes; on the floor beside his chair there stand a sword, a helmet, a shield. His hair Read full article: Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand S...→

Blacks and Jews | The Village Voice

“Only by creating loyal­ties to something more universal than our im­mediate tribe — to ideas and values like community, tolerance, plural­ism, and equality — can we begin the process of reciprocity and reconcil­iation between blacks and Jews.” Read full article: Blacks and Jews | The Village Voice...→

Peace March, 1966  | The Village Voice

Peace March, 1966 March 31, 1966... I live on 103rd Street near Central Park West, one of the very few whites in a block of Negroes and Puerto Ricans. Garbage strews the streets and children play in it. Their elders view the scene with sullen passivity. Getting drunk seems to Read full article: Peace March, 1966  | The Village Voice...→

When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther King in Harlem | The Village Voice

“What he said was not important. It was the man who lent weight to the words. It was his presence felt, his integrity sensed. Such a man could make the telephone book seem like the gospel.” Read full article: When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther K...→

Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago | The Village Voice

“I’ve never seen so much hostility in a demon­stration before,” King said. “And I’ve been all over the South.” Read full article: Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago ...→

Republican Nation: The War on Washington | The Village Voice

Curb the Regulators, Shut Down Congress, Humiliate the President: This Is the Real Republican Contract. Read full article: Republican Nation: The War on Washington...→

Advice to College Writers: Aim for the Throat | The Village Voice

“I’m a good novelist and I’ll get better. I’ve found my calling and if I have my way I’ll be turning out books for the next half-century, books that will blow people away. But right now all I want is to be read.” Read full article: Advice to College Writers: Aim for the T...→

Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos | The Village Voice

The Complete History of Post-Soul Culture: Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos March 17, 1992... IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN WHEN mobile DJs began rocking Kraftwerk’s Trans-Europe Express in 1977 or when WBLS’s slogan shifted from “the total black experience in sound” to “the total experience in sound” to “the world’s best-looking sound.” Or wh Read full article: Buppies, B-Boys, Baps & Bohos | The Vill...→

The White Noise Supremacists | The Village Voice

“The White Noise Supremacists”  April 30, 1979 The other day I was talking on the phone with a friend who hangs out on the CBGB... Read full article: The White Noise Supremacists | The Villa...→

A Ride on the New York Subway | The Village Voice

“There are times when the subway, like the city itself, seems so grotesque that, indeed, one wonders how this entire enterprise can continue to call itself human. Much less continue.” Read full article: A Ride on the New York Subway | The Vill...→

Edward Said on the “Persian Psyche” | The Village Voice

Innocence Abroad: Bruce Laingen’s Memo on “the Persian Psyche” February 4, 1981... On August 13, 1979, a confidential tele­gram signed by Bruce Laingen, charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Tehran, was sent to then Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. On January 27, 1981, after the hostages had been released, excerpts were Read full article: Edward Said on the “Persian Psyche” | Th...→

Sonny Mehta and the Knopf Conundrum | The Village Voice

The editor had become the number-one topic at every Hamptons din­ner party, where people gossiped about his temper, his flashy clothes, about the gun he sup­posedly keeps in his desk... Read full article: Sonny Mehta and the Knopf Conundrum | Th...→

Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit teen's voice

Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit teen's voice

The Adams Family says 2019 was a nightmare, but because of 7 Action News viewers who responded to their story of heartbreak, they believe 2020 will be a dream come true. Read full article: Viewers fund surgery to save Detroit tee...→

New Year’s Eve Parties — 20th-Century Version | The Village Voice

How did we get down last millennium? The Voice Archives takes an auld lang syne view of club ads from the Fifties to the Nineties. Read full article: New Year’s Eve Parties — 20th-Century Ve...→

A Brief History of NYE in NYC, From Electric Light to Sneezing Powder | The Village Voice

I have a confession to make. In the forty years I have lived in Manhattan, I have never once stood in Times Square and waited... Read full article: A Brief History of NYE in NYC, From Elec...→

Robert Downey — Sr.’s — Big Budget Ego-Buster | The Village Voice

Give Yourself a Huge Christmas Present Department: In 1972, Robert Downey Sr. starred in 12 pages of ads for his new film, “Greaser’s Palace.” It didn’t help much. Read full article: Robert Downey — Sr.’s — Big Budget Ego-B...→

Jean Shepherd’s Computerized Christmas | The Village Voice

Almost three decades before his “A Christmas Story” became a TV staple, the radio maestro took a look at Christmas Yet to Come in the pages of the Voice. Read full article: Jean Shepherd’s Computerized Christmas |...→

Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues to ditch Trump and 'save their souls'

Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues to ditch Trump and 'save their souls'

Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, in an op-ed published in The Washington Post titled "Fellow Republicans, there's still time to save your souls," made the case for President Trump's impeachment Monday. Read full article: Republican ex-lawmaker tells colleagues ...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Five: Postscript | The Village Voice

Part Five: Postscript January 22, 1979... It is now over a year since I began my re­searches into the nature, history, future pros­pects, and larger meaning of Harlem (with special emphasis on homicide and narcotics); the time has come to stop and admit defeat. In 10 years of journ Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Five: Postscrip...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Four: Willy and the Sneaker People | The Village Voice

Part Four: Willy and the Sneaker People January 15, 1979... One Sunday night last fall, trying to un­wind from the sights and sounds of a day in Harlem, I switched on my Trinitron and aimlessly turned the dial. What should come beaming into my bedroom but a service of worship that was obviously eman Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Four: Willy and...→

Stranger in Harlem, Part Three: A Harlem Dude | The Village Voice

Part Three: A Harlem Dude January 8, 1979... On my first day at the Sixth Homicide Zone in Harlem, I went out in a radio car with two black detectives. A cold white sun was gleaming in the February sky, and jagged mounds of pockmarked snow were piled at the curbs. I kept losing my sen Read full article: Stranger in Harlem, Part Three: A Harlem...→

Stranger in Harlem Part Two: Sixth Homicide | The Village Voice

Part Two: Sixth Homicide January 2, 1979... When the light changed at 96th Street and Park Avenue, I looked around to make sure all four doors were locked, and then I stepped on the gas. My car shot across the Great Divide, up the narrow lane between the medieval wall and the bombed- Read full article: Stranger in Harlem Part Two: Sixth Homic...→

Felix Rohatyn Is Our New Robert Moses | The Village Voice

The Unaccountable Elitist: Felix Rohatyn is our new Robert Moses ... August 2, 1976 Read full article: Felix Rohatyn Is Our New Robert Moses | ...→

Charles Mingus’s Secret Eggnog Recipe Will Knock You on Your Ass | The Village Voice

As a world-class jazz double bassist, composer and band leader, Charles Mingus is one of the most celebrated figures in American music. He was well-known... Read full article: Charles Mingus’s Secret Eggnog Recipe Wi...→

Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man No One Can Convict | The Village Voice

Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man No One Can Convict... The federal courthouse in Foley Square has a far more cathedral air than its poor neighbor two blocks to the north, the criminal courthouse at 100 Centre Street. The federal courthouse has cushions on the benches, ecclesiastical ceiling lam Read full article: Nicky Barnes: Geronimo Takes On the Man ...→

Looking Back On Danny Aiello’s Star Turn in “Do The Right Thing” | The Village Voice

Say the Right Thing June 20, 1989... Actor Danny Aiello has the no-bullshit affabil­ity of someone just off the street. And here, in a West Hollywood hotel called Ledufy, where Parisienne-sounding operators answer the phone “Oui, mademoiselle,” he seems a home­-boy who has wan Read full article: Looking Back On Danny Aiello’s Star Turn...→

Moondog, Wavy Gravy, and Tiny Tim Walk Into a Bar… | The Village Voice

“Man, it was great. But some of it was embarrassing too. Made you feel like the English when they went down into Bedlam to laugh at the crazy people” Read full article: Moondog, Wavy Gravy, and Tiny Tim Walk I...→

Jazz Wars in the ’70s | The Village Voice

“Maybe the best that can be said of jazz in the ’70s is that it didn’t just survive. It established its own precedents and raised important questions about an art that was finally pushed beyond its golden age.” Read full article: Jazz Wars in the ’70s | The Village Voic...→

Can the Republican Party Save One of Its Last Latina Congresswomen?

Can the Republican Party Save One of Its Last Latina Congresswomen?

The GOP has only one voting woman of color in Congress. But Jaime Herrera Beutler’s moderate views increasingly put her at odds with Trump’s brand of politics. Read full article: Can the Republican Party Save One of Its...→

Paranoid Notes on the Strange Death of Bruce Lee | The Village Voice

“The belief that nothing in the universe happens by chance strikes me as essentially theological. Trilateral Committee, Rockefeller, God, Satan, Reverend Moon — it’s all the same kettle of Prime Movers to me.” Read full article: Paranoid Notes on the Strange Death of B...→

Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the Famous | The Village Voice

Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the Famous September 6, 1976... Has any writer since Boswell possessed a shrewder sense of careermanship than Truman Capote? Gore Vidal expertly packages his arch, marcelled aphor­isms for television consumption, Norman Mailer at his most com­bative has an Elizabethan bra Read full article: Truman Capote Sups on the Flesh of the F...→

The Rolling Stones at Altamont: Day of the Angels | The Village Voice

Day of the Angels: Let It Bleed! December 11, 1969... ALTAMONT SPEEDWAY, Alameda County, California — All across the scalded brown hills looming above this seedy, out-at-the-elbows drag strip located 50 miles northeast of San Francisco in the monotonous, sepia-tone wastes of the Livermore Vall Read full article: The Rolling Stones at Altamont: Day of t...→

Harlem When It Sizzled | The Village Voice

Harlem When It Sizzled December 1982... WHEN HARLEM WAS IN VOGUE By David Levering Lewis Knopf, $17.95; Vintage, $7.95 paper Read full article: Harlem When It Sizzled | The Village Voi...→

The Rolling Stones’ Soul Picnic | The Village Voice

“The Stones, in case you don’t already know, are doing a free concert in San Francisco this Saturday. Why not New York? Jagger answered, ‘It’s too cold.’ ” Read full article: The Rolling Stones’ Soul Picnic | The Vi...→