Friday lunchtime links

Trying to make a living as a writer involves everything but writing. Ironic. [xoJane]
All we learned from Tetris was how to pack groceries well [The Frisky]
THAAAAAA YANKEES LOSE. Now how do they rebuild? [The Classical]
Also losers? The Nets, who were booed. Just like the Knicks! [ESPN NY]
Life hackers try to establish beachhead in Brooklyn [Capital New York]
Want to not pay your parking tickets? Start a huge company [mcbrooklyn]
A chess story that doesn’t end in anti-Semitism or exile in Reykjavik [Brooklyn Based]
You guys! Didn’t we just talk about preventing this? [Brooklyn Heights Blog]