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    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    • Legal Stars Ask New York To Protect Yeshivas
      No academic cachet is more prized by America's legal world than a Harvard Law degree. So it is hard to conceive that anyone who made it through Harvard's rigorous training could object to a governmentally imposed standard prescribing the minimum numb…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:55pm -
    • Did JFK Make Morgenthau A Conservative?
      Robert Morgenthau may have been one of a kind, but his story is emblematic of the best of America and of New York. The Times's obituary, as that newspaper often did with Morgenthau, gets the story significantly wrong. The Times describes him as "a co…
      - 23 Jul 19, 6:59am -
    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -
    • Cuomo Threatens Suit Against the Feds On Immigration Battle
      Governor Cuomo of New York is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to stop its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in r…
      - 1 May 18, 10:00pm -
    • New York Compromise On Yeshiva Education Could Yet Be a Beacon
      Whose education is more sound and basic? Is it the youngster who knows more math than Bible? Or is it the youth who knows more Bible than math? There are no doubt millions of Americans who, if forced to choose, would choose the Bible as more sound an…
      - 12 Apr 18, 8:58pm -
    • 'Golden Handcuffs' Could Replace 'Golden Door' Under Cuomo Scholarship
      "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," but once you arrive in New York, don't dare try moving somewhere else, or Governor Andrew Cuomo will be chasing you to take back your college scholarship money. Leave it t…
      - 16 Apr 17, 5:52pm -

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    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

    The Village Voice

    • newThe Death of John/Diane

      The Death of John/Diane

      Talking Heads: The Death of John/Diane October 5, 1982 Resting their minds from the Palestin­ian slaughter and the killing of the economy, some New Yorkers...
      - 17 hours ago, 6 Apr 20, 3:50pm -
    • Two Funky White Boys

      Two Funky White Boys

      Two Funky White Boys: Judging 3rd Bass by the Standards of the Street January 9, 1990 WHEN I FIRST heard the opening bars of “Steppin’...
      - 6 days ago, 1 Apr 20, 4:58pm -
    • The Preppy Murder: Who’s on Trial?

      The Preppy Murder: Who’s on Trial?

      Who’s on Trial? The Chambers-Levin Murder Case October 27, 1987 On the day Jennifer Levin died, Detective John Lafferty told a fable of good and...
      - 7 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 10:31am -
    • Dropping In on the Grateful Dead

      Dropping In on the Grateful Dead

      Dropping In on the Grateful Dead May 16, 1977 I tried to roll a joint before walking over to the Palladium to see the Grateful...
      - 11 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 7:04pm -
    • Michael Sorkin, 1948–2020

      Michael Sorkin, 1948–2020

      Architect, urban planner, and author Michael Sorkin, passed away in New York City on March 26, from complications related to COVID-19. Village Voice readers from...
      - 11 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 6:13pm -
    • Report from Swinging London: ‘Revolver’ Revolution

      Report from Swinging London: ‘Revolver’ Revolution

      Pop Eye: On ‘Revolver’ August 25, 1966 SWINGING LONDON, August 17 — The reception which the Beatles have received so far on their American tour...
      - 11 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 9:49am -
    • Emergency Room, 1977

      Emergency Room, 1977

      Emergency Room February 21, 1977 Last December Robert Baldwin was brought to Kings County Hospital with lumps, bruises, and facial lacera­tions. The nine-year-old boy’s father...
      - 11 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 9:42am -
    • John, Paul, George, Ringo: Cool Duel With the Press

      John, Paul, George, Ringo: Cool Duel With the Press

      John, Paul, George, Ringo: Cool Duel With the Press August 25, 1966 A press conference is where photographers jostle for the same shot as the...
      - 12 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 2:09pm -
    • Now That We Can’t Be Beatles Fans Anymore

      Now That We Can’t Be Beatles Fans Anymore

      Now That We Can’t Be Beatles Fans Anymore September 30, 1971 In early 1970, Tom Paxton released a single called “Crazy John.” Paxton is one...
      - 13 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 3:29pm -
    • The Ballad of Tom Hill

      The Ballad of Tom Hill

      A Doorman’s Tale: The Ballad of Tom Hill October 8, 1980 Doormen, once the staid, uniformed liverymen for the affluent, have become unarmed sentries on...
      - 13 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 10:35am -

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