"H. Smith" is a designation that spans two drawers and more than a foot of hand-typed index cards in the Village Voice card catalogue. The cards say things like:
via Wikimedia Commons Co-directors Sarah Kernochan and Howard Smith accepting the Academy Award for their 1972 documentary Marjoe.
1. Anglomania among German rock groups 2. Never trust the Transit Authority 3. David Krotz publishes "How to Hide Almost Anything" 4. Ivan Karp and Soho Chinese Restuarant 5. The First Annual Broadway Drag Race--with dresses, not cars
1. Pseudo-sheiks in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 2. more on biorhythmics 3. new single recording, "Why?," eulogizes Nixon. 4. establishment of Habit Controllers, Inc., behavior modifiers
Howard Smith, the Voice's legendary "Scenes" columnist, passed away on Thursday. He was 77.More »