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  1. wait what?
    Did Norman Mailer’s Official Biographer Forget the Writer Stabbed His Wife?“He … had a complex relationship with women.”
  2. Freebie Alt-Weekly The Village Voice Is Sold Rich guys still like owning newspapers.
  3. The Other Critics
    Zachary Feldman Takes Over Long-Vacant Village Voice Restaurant-Critic“People want the Village Voice to succeed,” the paper’s editor says.
  4. Bookshelf
    Former Village Voice Critic Robert Sietsema Lands Book DealThe book will tell the story of modern New York City through its food.
  5. Village Voice Continues to Shed Veteran WritersInvestigative reporter Graham Rayman wrote “The NYPD Tapes.”
  6. Quote of the Day
    Robert Sietsema Is Hopeful for the Future of Food WritingThe twenty-year veteran critic was fired last month.
  7. Back In The Game
    Ex–Village Voice Critic Robert Sietsema Joins EaterHe’s going to need a new mask.
  8. Two More Village Voice Survivors Quit to Prove a PointBut people are applying for their jobs!
  9. Critical Move
    Tejal Rao Resigns As Village Voice CriticThe alt-weekly’s critic resigns just a few days after twenty-year veteran Robert Sietsema was fired.
  10. Michael Musto Takes the High Road in His Village Voice FarewellHe only has praise for the paper that canned him.
  11. Michael Musto and More Out at the Village VoiceTheater critic Michael Feingold and food critic Robert Sietsema, too.
  12. WTF
    Village Voice Fires Twenty-Year Veteran Restaurant Critic RobertThe critic started off in New York as a rock musician who liked to write about food.
  13. Top Village Voice Editors Quit in ProtestThey refused to fire more people.
  14. Will Bourne Named Editor of the Village VoiceHe comes to the alt-weekly at another crossroad.
  15. Downtown
    Here Are 100 More Reasons to Eat and Drink DowntownFrom Nom Wah to Calliope, and beyond.
  16. Village Voice Media Sells Newspapers, Keeps Controversial Backpage.com The alt-weekly chain is splitting in two.
  17. Village Voice Editor Tony Ortega Quits to Pursue Scientology BookMore layoffs also hit the struggling alt-weekly today.
  18. Secret NYPD Report Confirms Whistleblower’s Claims, and Then SomeThe department seems to be suppressing the truth about one officer’s ugly truths.
  19. movie critics
    J. Hoberman Has a New JobThe former Village Voice film critic will now write for ARTINFO.
  20. Village Voice Lays Off Longtime Film Critic J. HobermanThe downtown alt-weekly has let go one of its oldest editorial staffers.
  21. Journalists Can Only Get Things Done Under Deadline Pressure’Village Voice’ staffers come to an agreement on health care at the last minute and avoid a strike.
  22. ink-stained wretches
    Alt Weekly Sets Up Alt Website in Case of a StrikeStaff at ‘The Village Voice’ is threatening to take their talents elsewhere on the Internet.
  23. Lists
    Which ‘Secret Gardens’ Did the Voice Leave Off Its List?We’d vote for Franny’s and the Mermaid Inn.
  24. Lists
    Better Than Boca? Here’s Another Veggie-Burger RoundupThe ‘Village Voice’ says Five Napkin’s is best.
  25. Smart Drug Dealers Know Their Target AudienceThey had weed and cocaine; who could they sell it to? Ah, ‘Village Voice’ readers.
  26. Foodievents
    Two Tasting Events You Won’t Need to Don a Tux ForThey’re back: The ‘Voice’ Choice Eats and Metromix’s Hot Plates Live.
  27. Barrett and Robbins: Voice Veterans LostWhat’s the real story?
  28. Daily News Intern Fired for Fabricating Freelance VoiceHe’s been fired.
  29. Wayne Barrett, Tom Robbins Out at Village VoiceThis is the end of an era. Or a few eras.
  30. Here Is a Picture of Michael Musto in Lady Gaga’s Meat DressBecause, why not?
  31. Village Voice Media Writer Foster Kamer Jumps Ship to EsquireHe’s leaving the media beat: He’ll be their online features editor.
  32. 21 States Call for Village Voice Media to Shut Down Backpage.com’s Adult ServicesBut not everyone on Backpage.com has bad intentions.
  33. ‘You Can Imagine How Much I Look Forward to a Future Pitch From This Genius’Every once in a while, a good editor will publicly post some good advice to freelancers hoping to pitch his or her publication.
  34. Voice Editor Ortega to Kamer: ‘Stop Apologizing for Writing Such a Great Dick Joke’This one is going to take a moment to explain.
  35. Beef
    ‘Overrated’ Pelaccio: ‘There’s No Conceiveable Way toIs Fatty ‘Cue “cynically” overcharging? The owner doesn’t think so.
  36. Lists
    Most Overrated RestaurantsThe city’s top ten, per the ‘Voice.’
  37. The Other Critics
    Eggs Need Work at Green Eggs; New Yorkers Eat Their Way Through TownRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews
  38. Michael Musto Partied With His 550 Closest Friends Last NightAnd Daily Intel. And a couple of our interns.
  39. back that pazz up
    Pazz and Jop Crib Notes: The State of PopWe’ve been trying to digest the new ‘Village Voice’ music poll, but instead, let us regurgitate it.
  40. Michael Musto’s Ode to the AughtsMusto as Carrie Prejean channeling Fred Phelps? Wowza.
  41. Lists
    After Richman Disses Di Fara, Voice Thumbs Nose at Lucali and Co.The ‘Voice’ chooses its top ten pizzas.
  42. The Media Takes a Few BreathsSome old pals get dunked, only to resurface again, and some magazines go online for good.
  43. Foodievents
    Village Voice Hosts Affordable Tasting EventFor only $35, taste varied offerings from all five boroughs, and the world.
  44. Video-Game Magazines Latest Victims of Print’s StrugglesMinus 12 HP.
  45. Mediavore
    A Cuban-Restaurant Primer; Build Your Own Root CellarPlus: Divey Hanger Bar is replaced by the upscale Elsa, and the Chocolate Show begins, all in our morning news roundup.
  46. Michelle Williams Mistrusts Ledger’s Aussie KinPlus, dish on Steve Carell, Naomi Campbell, and Winona Ryder in our daily gossip column roundup.
  47. NewsFeed
    Globalist Chefs Want to Whip Inflation Now! But They Can’t.As the dollar weakens, so does our ability to cherry-pick the best exports in the world.
  48. Michael Musto Does Lindsay Lohan As Marilyn MonroeGod bless Michael Musto. In an homage (we’ll choose to call it that) to New York’s recent nude Lindsay Lohan photo spread, the Village Voice columnist decided to stage his own version. He painstakingly re-created each pose, which Lindsay had, in turn, re-created from the original Marilyn Monroe series. (Bert Stern, who photographed both Lindsay and Marilyn, did not work with Musto.) Writes Michael: I’ve long lived quite dangerously myself, and so, anxious to share my desperate man-tits with an audience beyond Chelsea, I gleefully agreed to star in an homage to an homage: Musto as Lohan as Marilyn. That’s three generations of loveliness, and I prepared for it by not shaving or waxing a thing, just letting it all hang in the wind as both a nod to history and a means of reclaiming control. Just like with Marilyn and Lindsay, people have always grabbed at me, wanting a piece of my piece and a slice of my soul, but usually with more pepperoni and less cheese. You’ve got to click through to look at the entire slideshow. We’ll warn you: It’s not safe for work. Or, with all due love and respect to Musto, lunch. Michael Musto as Lindsay Lohan as Marilyn Monroe… in “The Ultimate Re-Vamping” [VV] Related: Lindsay Lohan as Marilyn Monroe in “The Last Sitting” [NYM]
  49. Foodievents
    Global Grub Abounds at ‘Voice’ Choice Eats There’s a lot to recommend the Voice’s Choice Eats dinner, coming up on March 11 and taking rezzies now. For one thing, it’s cheap: These kind of events are usually a small fortune, whereas this one costs $25 in advance, and $35 at the door. But more important, the restaurants represented are all ones searched out by the paper’s xenophilic critic, Robert Sietsema. Sietsema’s various West African stew houses and Uzbek kebab palaces tend to be more read about than visited and are spread far throughout the five boroughs. The event — a chance to eat at 30 of them at the same time (including Albert’s Mofongo House, Yeti of Hieizan, and Peppa’s Jerk Chicken) — amounts to a global-cheap-eats summit. No self-respecting New York gastronaut should consider doing anything else that night. You can buy tickets here. The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette St., nr. Houston St.; Mar. 11, 6:30–11:30 p.m.
  50. NewsFeed
    Sietsema to Blow the Lid Off ‘Iron Chef’ TomorrowThe Village Voice’s press department writes in to let us know that the cover story of tomorrow’s issue will be Robert Sietsema’s “Iron Chef Boyardee,” in which “our man Sietsema gets into an Iron Chef America taping, and learns that the reality TV show is more bogus than even he realized.” When we attended an Iron Chef tasting, we did wonder how so much good food could be invented and cooked in an hour when many New York restaurants can’t do the same in six months. Maybe it was sleight of hand? Related: ‘Iron Chef’ Taping Leads to Earth-Shattering Revolution
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