This description of a bunch of leftover special effects supplies doesn’t mean much to those of us not in the movie/heavy makeup engineering biz, but an industry insider informs us the stuff is handy “if somebody out there was making a zombie movie, or needed to make an exploding head, a la Scanners, they could use this.” The ad says it comes with everything you need for casting and making molds and latex pieces, including 2 pounds of Algiform brand alginate slow compound, 7-10 pounds casting plaster and 1 gallon of Alcone brand liquid latex, flesh color. So there you go! Explode heads, for free!
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 […]