Fabio at Conde Nast

Fabio made an appearance today at Conde Nast and wowed the staff with his buffness, his manly locks and his friendly charm. He patiently took a seat while staffers one by one asked for an autograph. No wonder every housewife in America wants to do him. He even posed with a Wrassler for our upcoming show:

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We'd prefer Jack Nicholson


[From NY Daily News]
Tom Hanks for president?: Looks like “Fahrenheit 9/11” director and proud lefty Michael Moore is hatching a scheme to draft Tom Hanks for the White House in 2008.
“We need to find our Arnold,” Moore told Lowdown at Sunday’s “Hotel Rwanda” premiere, adding that the box-office star is the Democratic Schwarzenegger.

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Gothamist presents Movable Hype



Movable Hype
The Knitting Factory
Tuesday, November 16

Our friends at Gothamist have put together a fabulous evening of music, with up-and-coming indie acts:
The Fresh
The Sons of Sound
Snowden
Asobi Seksu

Best of all there are $2 drink specials from Triple 8 Vodka!
Show starts at 8PM. Tickets are $10 in advance (you can buy them at the Knitting Factory or via Ticketweb) and $12 day of show. All of Gothamist’s proceeds will go towards funding a NYC public school program found on Donors Choose.
Click here for more info

Sweet Baby Jesus! Rest in Peace, O.D.B.


[from CNN]
The rap artist O.D.B., whose utterly unique rhymes, wild lifestyle and incessant legal troubles made him one of the most vivid characters in hip-hop, collapsed and died inside a recording studio Saturday. He was 35.
O.D.B. had complained of chest pains before collapsing at the Manhattan studio, and was dead by the time paramedics arrived, said Gabe Tesoriero, a spokesman for O.D.B.’s record label, Roc-a-Fella.

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Barcade



There’s a new bar in Williamsburg featuring tons of classic arcade games like Moon Patrol, Centipede, Frogger, and Donkey Kong,and Zaxxon.
(from tangentialism):
i don’t normally like big warehousey bars in williamsburg, especially when they’re right around the corner from where i live, but at first glance, i kind of like barcade. it’s super super “hipster”, but then again, there’s twelve arcade cabinets lined up against the wall. plus there’s lots of different beers, if that’s what you look for in a bar. i figure this place will do pretty well in the long run. this crowd seemed a little on the slim side for a saturday night, but i don’t think word’s gotten out yet
Barcade
388 Union Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11211

Build a Better Bush



This is hours of entertainment. CLICK HERE, select “open.”

Tips For Getting Over The Bush Reelection


by Dan Kilian
1. Be white, straight and rich.
2. Adopt a state: Expatriate with others Democrats in mass to red states until the next election is over.
3. Have sex with your gay life partner. In public.
4. Turn up your arrogance when dealing with hicks from the sticks. When tourists ask for directions around your coastal city, say “Turn left at the 100,000 dead people in Iraq, and go directly to hell.” If they claim to have voted for Kerry, tell them to go to hell anyway. America isn’t about being fair anymore.

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Inconvenient Evidence


In Conversation: Seymour Hersh, Luc Sante, David Levi Strauss
Moderated by Brian Wallis
Tuesday, November 9, 2004 7:00 pm
The Great Hall – Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street at 3rd Avenue
Free Admission
On occasion of the ICP exhibition “Inconvenient Evidence: Iraqi Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib,” Seymour Hersh, Luc Sante, David Levi Strauss and Brian Wallis will discuss how photography has played in the international debate on the events of the past year. They will speak to a range of ethical and political issues, the function of electronic media, and photography’s role in documenting truth.
The panel has been made possible with the generous support of the Open Society Institute and was organized by the International Center of Photography in conjunction with The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. The exhibition will be on view at the International Center of Photography through November 28, 2004.
For further information and to reserve a space, please contact the ICP Education Department at (212) 857-0001.