See Jason Schwartzman in various states of undress in this Roman Coppola directed viral ad for The New Yorker‘s new iPad app. I’m trying to hate on the obvious demographic skewing (at one point he answers his iPhone with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth while a cup of organic coffee sits in front […]
Because it’s Friday, here’s a video of an Indian boy in full Gene Autry regalia jamming out with a Transformer ripoff to a peppy tune about sneaking into a weird amusement park and dancing on the statues… or something. To be honest, my Tamil is a little rusty.
Brooklynites Jenny Slate (ex SNL-er) and Gabe Liedman are hilarious best friends who do everything comedy together as the duo Gabe & Jenny. Together, with Max Silvestri, they host Big Terrific at Cameo where they also screen their web series “Besties x Besties”. The latest, “What’s wrong with books?” starts off like a lot of […]
Little Skips, a recent addition to the Bushwick coffee house landscape, opens its fourth art show tonight with a collection of works grouped around the theme “Beauties & Beauty”. Local artists Camille Altay, Canyon Castator, Eric C. Holmes and Ray Jones examine “the elegance of an everyday stance, a mystery that lies in nature’s sexuality, the magical […]
Allison Silverman, Emmy-winning writer from The Daily Show and The Colbert Report, offers up an amusing editorial to The New Yorker examining Williamsburg dinner parties, dinosaurs as stars of the Old Testament and the horror of a conventional college degree. Et Tu, Brooklyn?
Today I stumbled across the trailer for Blank City, a doc from first time filmmaker Celine Danhier, which explores the NYC underground film scene from 1977-1987 – a time that ushered in the DIY, No Wave ethos that both captivated and defined the gritty downtown streets and the artists who inhabited them. With interviews from […]
Tonight, K&K Gallery (109 Broadway) mulls over the passage of time and the effects our technological reliance has on our perception of it through George Underwood’s large format prints. The New York City-based photographer explores his surroundings, examining a time and place that seems familiar and even vital, but could pass into the realm […]
The all-girl, Brooklyn-based, indie, super group, Girl Crisis, have followed up their previous performance (Nirvana’s “Come As You Are” — after the jump) with a cover of another 90’s jam: Taylor Dayne’s “Tell It To My Heart”. Formed by Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek, Class Actress’s Elizabeth Harper and This Frontier Needs Heroes’ Jessica Lauretti and Bek […]