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On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 4: Comparing the Jewish Protests of Klinghoffer with the Gay Protests of Cruising and by ACT UP

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

In the case of Klinghoffer, as in the case of Cruising, the bottom lines for me are simple. I am concerned about some of the rhetoric and tactics of some gay radicals, but I am a lot more concerned about homophobia.

Fred W. McDarrah: Save the Village

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 04.06.2014 | New York
Anne Margaret Daniel

Fred W. McDarrah: Save the Village takes its name from the words painted on the side of an artist's studio on Greenwich Avenue, demolished in 1960 and memorably photographed by McDarrah. Its shadows remain in the literary and cultural walking tours that lace the neighborhood.

Michael Musto Talks LGBT Issues and Journalism Trends (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Michael Musto, the legendary NYC club and celebrity reporter whose weekly gossip column "La Dolce Musto," which ran in The Village Voice for 28 years, came to an abrupt end. We talked about the future of journalism and his spin on LGBT issues.

Jim Morrison: 'Fat Is Beautiful'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

In case Adele is looking for inspiration from a music legend in the wake of Joan Rivers' continued jabs about her weight, a new video excerpt from a 1...

Paris' Village Voice Is Closing

David Galenson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
David Galenson

A beloved Paris institution, the Village Voice Bookshop, will go out of business at the end of July. The Voice has been one of the best English-language bookstores not just in Paris, but in all of Europe.

Easy Reader: Peggy Pope of Nine to Five Tells Her Irresistible Show-Biz Story

David Finkle | Posted 07.23.2012 | Books
David Finkle

Her show-biz resume began accumulating credits not too long after she'd settled in Manhattan -- and all of it Pope recounts with great humor. She's a naturally funny woman when she's merely recounting the facts. Laughing out loud through these pages is a regular response.

Seeking Cinematic Sustenance in a Saturated World

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

There certainly are more movies than ever to choose from nowadays. But the ability to produce a higher quantity doesn't always yield a higher quality.

What Do Nancy and the "Gracettes," Rupert Murdoch and Other Human Beings Have in Common?

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 09.15.2011 | Media
Michealene Cristini Risley

We have ALL failed the children in our world. There is nothing worse in a community than the unexpected and shocking loss of a young child. A chil...

The Village Voice Loses Two Veteran Columnists

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Village Voice political columnist Wayne Barrett says he has written his last piece for the New York City paper. Barrett says in his ...

WikiLeaks: Where's the Oil?

Charlotte Dennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlotte Dennett

Like FOIA, the ability of WikiLeaks to act as a watchdog over government will depend largely on whether an engaged public succeeds in protecting it from retaliatory actions by embarrassed governments.

If You Live In New York, It's OK To Gloat About It

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's a dreary, rainy day in the city, so we might as well fight the bleakness with some optimism! The Village Voice ran its 50 Reasons to Be Pretty Da...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Wolf Parade, Caribou, Siren Music Festival, Konono No.1

Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zara Golden

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assi...

Debrahlee Lorenzana Says Citigroup Fired Her Because She Was Too Hot

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A New York City woman has sued Citigroup for firing her because she was just too good-looking, reports the Village Voice. Debrahlee Lorenzana, a 33...

Never Been Gone: A Conversation With Carly Simon

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In this interview, Carly talks candidly about her new "unplugged" album Never Been Gone, recent projects, her family, an Elton John non-adventure and much more.

HuffPost Video Premiere: Third Eye Blind "Don't Believe A Word," plus The Jayhawks, Genesis, and Peanuts 1960's Collection

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I wanted to create a video that actually represented Third Eye Blind," says Stephan Jenkins, lead singer and songwriter for Third Eye Blind.

Real World Contract: 'You May Die'

Real World Contract: You Could Die, Get AIDS | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment

(NEWSER) -- Want to appear on MTV's Real World? First you might want to take a look at the contract, an "amusingly specific ... 30-page spectacular" t...