This is fucking disgusting. From Gridskipper The smell, which comes from the nearby Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, arrived six weeks ago ages ago and has somehow gotten worse in both smell and intensity this month.A friend of Gridskipper and Greenpoint resident describes it thusly, “It’s smells like your grandma is cooking a meatball stew, […]
Archives for October 2007
We’re excited about tonight’s show at Terminal 5. The National have become a staple, but we’re yet to see the wonderful St. Vincent live. Her record, Marry Me, is among our favorites of the year. Here’s St. Vincent performing The Beatle’s “Dig a Pony” in a cab [via The Daily Growl]
Neal Pollack was nice enough to run my latest installment here. In case you missed the first installment, “The MisShapes Of Parenting” can be found here.
image c/o NY Mag Anybody been? Let us know what you think here.
The media keeps reporting that Hillary’s appeal is widening (despite the cackle). If you’re contemplating jumping on the Hillary bandwagon, we recommend you read this excellent piece by Maureen Dowd on the Senate’s latest vote on Iran (which Hillary supported.) And if you missed it, Seymour Hersh has a great article in The New Yorker […]
We LOVE Atlanta’s Alexyss K. Tylor. If you’re not familiar with her show, check it out here. If you’re at work, you may want to put on headphones before watching the above clip. [Thanks Jezebel]
If you haven’t heard about this you’ve been living beneath a rock. You can download it here. Warning, the site is CRAWLING.
Could this guy be any more dumb? Rumproast has the story. Meanwhile, Nixon thought Fred Thompson was “dumb as hell.” [hat tip HuffPost]
Now that a mass exodus out of NY is officially underway—who doesn’t know at least one person who has relocated to San Francisco or another large city in the last few months—our friends at cakehead remind us why we still love Williamsburg with a list of Essential Williamsburg, Brooklyn Culinary Experiences. Check it out here.
by Dave Thomas Michael Clayton So that Cusack movie I promised you got delayed until December. Apparently they think it has an Oscar shot, too. But there’s still lots of… well… actually, this month’s pretty lame. October 5 THE SEEKER: THE DARK IS RISING WHAT’S THE PITCH? Another kids’-fantasy-novel-series-turned-franchise-hopeful. WILL IT SUCK? Am I the […]