We’re not that blog that calls out random people for public lashing. Except today. Here is a photo of a Coney Island concertgoer who insisted upon blocking the view of dozens of people last night through most of Pat Benatar’s set, by alternately talking on her phone and texting with her back to the stage. She was politely asked to STFD or move off to the side and refused. Why? “Because I’m looking for my friends.” So you get to block the stage that you’re not paying attention to while all of these nice people, some of them clearly arthritic and possibly enjoying their last concert ever, have to look at you instead of Pat Benatar? These folks from the Bensonhurst Bridge Club who lugged their foldup chairs on the subway and showed up early to get a good spot? There’s a popular word for someone who behaves like this, which we’re too polite to use here. We’ll text it to you!
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the […]
The Alamo Drafthouse officially opens on Thursday, capping off a grueling four-year wait for fans of the Austin chain looking forward to drinking a beer and eating some queso while watching a film. If you pop by this week however, you can catch a few preview movies as the theater works out the kinks before […]