Here’s something you can sink your teeth into… Hey-yoooo! Seen in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn via Wooster Collective (who thanks Jeff, which we second).
Archives for August 2008
image c/o nytimes The fire dancing troupe NYC Sparkworks has been practicing on a Williamsburg rooftop overlooking the BQE all summer long as they prepare for the late-august Burning Man festival. There’s the art, there’s the planning, and then there’s the performance. Several members of Kostume Kult are also part of a fire dancing troupe, […]
Was your blood sugar a little low last night at McCarren Pool, but a fine lady saved the day with a sugary Halls cough drop? Well, she likes you. From Craigslist’s “Missed Connections”: “your blood sugar was a little low and i offered you a halls while your friend left to get you some juice. […]
image c/o BrooklynVegan By all accounts, the Wilco show last night at McCarren Park Pool was mesmerizing. BrooklynVegan has a good rundown and a setlist. You’d think Jeff Tweedy would know by now that hipsters don’t clap, dance, or show enthusiasm. From BrooklynVegan And last but not least there was the comment that definitely had […]
Vice Record’s newest signee, the Japanese Motors, will be playing a free show at Glasslands (289 Kent) tomorrow at 8:30pm. And speaking of Colt 45, they’re giving them out for free from 10-11pm, so there’s no need to steal them from your local bodegas and run around hosting beauty pageants or anything. RSVP at viceland.com/japanesemotors, […]
College Humor’s latest hilarious video “Awkward Rap” features a trio not unlike the Beastie Boys rappin’ about all things awkward – from saying “you too” when a waiter says “enjoy your food” to speaking too loud when the music cuts out – and it was all shot on our very streets! You’ll probably notice the […]
The second video off her amazing self-titled debut.
Misha Calvert (image c/o YourNabe) A few months ago, 25-year old Williamsburg resident Misha Calvert was arrested for stealing two 40-ounce bottles of Colt 45 from a local bodega. After being sentenced to the standard amount of community service, she managed to pitch the idea of a “Mr and Miss Williamsburg” contest to the judge, […]
How about we pray McCain poops his pants during his speech at the GOP convention instead. Would that be wrong? [hat tip Radar] That’s Focus on the Family’s Stuart Shepard, explaining his call to prayer for a massive downpour during Barack Obama’s outdoor convention speech. Hoping “God decides that rain of biblical proportions would be […]
Taking inspiration from the blog-to-book deal wunderkind Stuff White People Like (which just listed Facebook 12 days ago), Williamsburg’s own Stuff Hipsters Don’t Like is an ongoing archive listing things that hipsters just don’t get along with. It’s young, having only started about two weeks ago, but its charm is not yet it’s “stuff”, rather, […]