You’ve passed by those ubiquitous yellow Gotham Writers’ Workshop boxes on the street, possibly wondering if they offer legitimate ways to improve your writing skillz or just serve as a very noticeable bathrooms for the homeless. But wonder no more, because Gotham is offering the chance to take one or two of their 42 writing classes for free at its open house Sept. 20-21. The hour-long session will introduce you to the faculty, show you how the classes work and try to tickle your creative taste buds so you come back again. Classes include Memoir Writing, Humor Writing, Screenwriting, Fiction Writing, Stand-up Comedy Writing, Article Writing, Children’s Book Writing, Songwriting and TV Writing. Space is limited. so register asap. Plus, there’s three free, no-registration-required workshops coming up too (check the bottom of the page).
The department store’s soundtracks don’t lie: the holidays are coming. As the holiday season kicks into gear in the coming weeks, we all begin to feel the impending doom that’s about to wreak havoc upon our bank accounts. We all hope to buy gifts for everyone on our lists without having to sacrifice rent money. […]
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 — […]