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"Trump didn’t make Manhattan safe for the wealthy — they were already there — but he made it hospitable for the crass: the kleptocrats and oligarchs and criminals who eventually found their way to Trump Tower and buildings like it." :
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"Patti Smith asked where I was going. I told her about the Rolling Thunder practices at the Bitter End. 'Oh, man, can I come?' she asked eagerly. 'I’ve never met Dylan. Will you introduce me?' Sure." Lucien Truscott :
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“Mingus’s holiday eggnog was a concoction so delicious and mind-blowing, you would do anything to make sure that you saw him at Christmas. Over the phone once, he gave me the recipe.” :
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Martin Luther King and RFK might disagree, but the music sure was great
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Reverend Al Sharpton 6h
I did an ad for the (a NY newspaper) in 1993 even though it was usually very critical of my work. I learned to not take attacks too personally.
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The Village Voice 3h
Keith Richards once said, “Funny year, ’68, it’s got a hole in it somewhere.” In December of 1968, the Voice reviewed Beggars Banquet and The Beatles, two of the biggest albums of that or any year.
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The Village Voice Dec 9
“Mingus’s holiday eggnog was a concoction so delicious and mind-blowing, you would do anything to make sure that you saw him at Christmas. Over the phone once, he gave me the recipe.” :
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The Village Voice Dec 11
What do the Charles Manson murders, Watergate, occultism, Howard Hughes, and Disneyland have in common? You'll have to read the Voice's coverage of Watergate and Richard Nixon's fall to find out. :
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Robert Newman Dec 11
The Archives collect a great batch of stories circa 1973-74 on Watergate and the Nixon Impeachment. Includes this great 1974 cover w/ Jules Feiffer artwork...
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The Village Voice Dec 14
"If you’ve been living under a rock or something, you may not have noticed that the one and only has opened a Twitter account. He’s only had it for a day, and as of this posting has over 265,000 followers." , 2010:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
"it’s his frequent loss of control that makes West the most compelling popular musician of his generation. When he flies off the rails, it is often its own sort of symphony." on , 2010:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
“Fame,” Don DeLillo once wrote, is “the circumstance of one man imparting an erotic terror to the dreams of the republic,” and last year we the republic, 708 critics strong, dreamed of nothing but Kanye West." - on , 2011:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
"If you’ve been living under a rock or something, you may not have noticed that the one and only has opened a Twitter account. He’s only had it for a day, and as of this posting has over 265,000 followers." , 2010:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
"With 'Heartbreak,' a visibly and audibly seething Kanye joins in the douchebaggery for once, and hip-hop is all the better for it. It’s a new way of seeing, by feeling." Clover Hope () on , '09:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
has "stuff to say that isn’t the standard fare, stuff that still has undeniable mass-ass appeal. He also has a unique personality and a confidently outsized opinion of same—that combined with moxie will still get you somewhere..." Greg Tate '06:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
"Anyway, he’s as good as he thinks he is—a backpacker at heart who, like many brilliant nerds before him, has accrued precious metal by following his dream. He wants everybody to buy this record. So do I." Robert Christgau () on in 2005:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
"On the evidence, Kanye West is nothing less than the young century’s most gifted popular musician. Everything indicates a decent man who’s canny about putting his decency into artistic practice..." Robert Christgau () on in 2006:
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The Village Voice Dec 13
When Trump thinks of Cohen, perhaps he’ll recall a popular TV show from the mid-60s. The show’s theme song begins, “They call him Flipper — Flipper — faster than light–ning / No one you see — is smarter than he….”
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The Village Voice Dec 13
"Trump won’t do a deal unless there’s something extra — a kind of moral larceny — in it. He’s not satisfied with a profit. He has to take something more. Otherwise, there’s no thrill.” Part 1 of Wayne Barrett's 'Anatomy of a Young Power Broker' from 1979:
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Sophie Weiner Dec 12
Replying to @villagevoice
at the very end of last year, i wrote for the (RIP) about Silent Barn's precarious financial position ($500).
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