Tonight, we know you’ll be turning on your CBS to catch the premier of the guy who invented the trucker hat on the show that gave Topper Harley all that drug money. But stick around after to see CBS give some screen time to something that never gets attention whatsoever: Williamsburg! Specifically: broke young people in Williamsburg! So, this brokester can’t watch the premiere of 2 Broke Girls tonight at 9:30 (8:30 central) due to not owning a TV due to aforementioned brokeness, but our contributor Ariel Karlin did a point by point comparison of the pilot episode. If you watch tonight, what did you think? Will the plight of broke people in Brooklyn have a future on TV? Or does it turn out you all actually own horses, and Brokelyn has done its job and can close up shop?
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]