Stop staying up late and creating the Wikipedia page of the second unit director for Waterworld out of the kindness of your own heart: turns out you could’ve been getting paid for it this whole time. The Daily News reports today some savvy Brooklyn bros are making a living writing Wikipedia entries for people either too lazy, modest or incapable of doing it themselves, at $300 a pop. So far they’ve had a dozen clients through their site Mywikipro, including the guy who runs the Animation Block Party at BAM. So is this a genius idea you want to copy, or does this basically ruin wikipedia for everyone? This is why we can’t have nice free things!
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]