I just posted a piece on Palin’s insane resignation speech over at the Huffington Post. Here a taste Responding to criticism that many were confused by her resignation speech on Friday, Governor Palin issued another press conference today to explain her reasons in “plain English” and without the use of sports and/or fish metaphors. “When […]
Archives for July 2009
Now that you’re all comfortable with our Facebook ticket giveaway platform, we’re switching things up. Japandroids, the 2-piece garage rock band from Vancouver, will be rolling thru the LES for one night only before they continue off to Boston for the rest of their Post-Nothing tour– and we’ve got a pair of tickets for you. […]
Okay. Now that someone’s grandfather over at the WSJ has discovered this wacky new trend, can we officially agree that skinny jeans are pass√© and start phasing them out? Explanations abound for why men would want to wear jeans that look so uncomfortable and impractical. Some fashion observers say skinny jeans’ hold on certain men […]
Get off the internets and go do your American duty of spending money and roasting in the sun on this July 4th at Williamsburg Walks. Bedford between N4 and n9 are a pedestrian mall with seating, tables, vendors and all sorts of fun things. It’s going on right now and patriotic as ever.
Happy July 4th, everyone.
Over at the L Mag, they’re feeling nostalgic. Even I have been sucked into thinking about the past. So, I’ve decided to do some bringin’ it back a la Pomp & Circumstance. Starting with the video that kicked off the summer of ’08, before quickly disappearing (but definitely not before starting some Royal Oak style […]
Neon Indian, the electronics-gone-sad collaboration between Alan Palomo and Alicia Scardetta, shall be releasing a debut full length just in time to play soundtrack to our summer memories. You know, right around mid-October when you realize it’s almost Halloween & you don’t have a costume. This hazy musical mumblecore will scroll through your brain with […]
I know I certainly am! And I don’t want to get ahead of myself here, but with the announcement of GravyTrain!!!! at the closing show, I nearly wet myself. Here’s why: In 2002, I headed West. And where did this newly free New Yorker end up? Well, Oakland, CA! And as I sped down the […]