The remake of Annie is coming out soon, so that means the time is ripe for parody songs about it. Even if this video from Garlic Jackson Comedy “It’s A Freelance Life” didn’t perfectly capture the occasional futility of freelancing, we are nothing if not suckers for parody songs. Anyone who’s ever gone the freelance route will recognize at least part of themselves in the video, but for us, it’s the family member who tells you to just call Lorne Michaels with your idea. Or cold call the Times with your story idea, it’s a really big scoop, they’d love to hear it we bet.
1. The presidential debates are tonight, and you’re probably not going to want to watch them alone — or sober. So we made you a roundup of 20 bars broadcasting the bloodsport, from Greenpoint to Bay-Ridge, many with drink specials and absurd accompanying commentary. (Monday, various venues, FREE) 2. Or perhaps you want something that’s […]
Suck it, monkeys: Pigeons can read now, apparently. As Popular Science reported last week, our feathered frenemies may actually be able to comprehend, or at least recognize, written language. A new study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that pigeons, with some training, were able to recognize 26 to 58 words, […]
If a drinking game wasn’t enough to sate your taste buds for the presidential debates tonight, then this is a sher-bet: Ample Hills just released two presidential ice cream flavors, Food & Wine reports: The “Madam President,” after Hillary Clinton, and the “Make America Orange Again,” after Donald Trump. The Hillary flavor is spicy chocolate, and Trump’s is orange-marshmallow. Unsurprisingly, the second […]