Craigslist has no shortage of casting calls for tattoo-y creative types, but when it’s HBO, it may be worth putting aside your refusal to self-identify with the ghoulish h-word. This ad says HBO is seeking “hipsters” for shoots of How to Make it In America in Bushwick and the Lower East Side on Tuesday through Sunday and later in the season. HBO’s year-old show, which tracks young entrepreneurs in the city’s fashion scene, deserves credit for saying exactly what it means by hipsters (though the proof reading is oddly lax), “Did you make it to the LCD Soundsystem farewell show or desperately wanted to?” The gig pays a minimum $85, so at least it isn’t just another project offering “exposure” for using your hipster cred.
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 […]