Oh Kanye….

We secretly feel kinda bad for the guy since he’s clearly crazy—and we’re still proud of him for standing up against homophobia in hip hop—but this totally made us laugh. [via]
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And let’s not forget ODB did it first:

Your Commute Could've Been Worse

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New York Times writer Jenny 8. Lee had an extraordinarily long wait for the 8th Avenue-bound L train last night.

Vote in the Primary Today

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Just a friendly reminder that today is Primary Day in NYC ‚Äì get out and vote! Polls will be open from 6am to 9pm Tuesday, so registered Democrats should cast their votes for City Council, Mayoral, Comptroller, Public Advocate and more. If you aren’t sure who is running in your district, you can access lots of information from the City’s election site. (Hint: if you live in Greenpoint, Williamsburg or Bushwick, chances are you are part of the 33rd or 34th Districts.)
For more detailed info on the candidates, we suggest you take a look at NY1′s debate series, or one of the fantastic candidate profiles done by our friends at the Greenpoint Gazette. The Times also offers a relatively concise breakdown here.

Reading IS Sexy

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Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden in Crown Heights, BK
8:00pm – 10:00pm
618 St. John’s Place, between Franklin and Classon Avenues
Subway: 2/3/4/5 trains to Franklin Avenue
“Come get crunk, shrunk, photographed and advised by Susan Shapiro and Frank Flaherty NY Times editor on how to rock the mic at your own rock star writer bash. Join veteran journalists and rising media stars for a night of lit, laughter and libation.” – Pomp Online
Featuring:
Susan Shapiro (Speed Shrinking, Five Men Who Broke My Heart)
Frank Flaherty (The Elements of Story, New York Times editor)
Royal Young (Pomp & Circumstance Magazine)
Lori Bizzoco (The Bizz pomponline.com/SingleEdition.com/Dating Columnist)

Morning Zen: Mind Your Organic Fruit

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Channeling her inner Serena Williams (who Saturday night told a line judge at the US Open, “I want to take this ball and shove it down your fucking throat.”), twitterer RaychullTek brain-told fellow L train rider this morning, “hipster girl on L train, pick your organic fruit up off the seat before i punch it straight through your head.”
So please mind your fruit, hipster women.

We Wish We'd Posted This Before The Weekend Began…

Needless to say, all you eligible bachelors out there could have polished up on your moves by emulating any of these vintage stallions:

Keegan DeWitt @ Public Assembly

“Complicated” by Keegan DeWitt from Keegan DeWitt on Vimeo.

No Keegan DeWitts were harmed in the making of this video

This Sunday, September 13th @ Public Assembly (front room) you should go see Keegan DeWitt with Wakey Wakey & Parachute Musical. DeWitt goes on @ 8PM and it’s $8.

FREE Williamsburg was lucky enough to interview him the other day – peep on for more reasons to check him out Sunday (other than us being there, duh). DeWitt talks about working with Aaron Katz, playing with Sigur Ros and Nashville vs. Brooklyn. Here is an MP3 of “Telephone” for your listening pleasure & my fave is his soundtrack to Quiet City which you can download on his website for FREE.

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Caracas

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My favorite neighborhood restaurant, Caracas, recently got their liquor license. Go get the Classic Hemingway Mojito and the La Del Gato Arepa if you know whats good for you.