Our friends at Greenpointers spotted this flyer announcing that Greenpoint’s The Episcopal Church of the Ascension is starting a series of “Our Faith and The Force” discussions Sept. 26 showing where the teachings of that crazy hippie Jesus Christ match up with the artistry and film magic of that crazy hippie George Lucas in Star Wars. Unfortunately, the flyer says the series will only focus on the three prequels (Phantom Menace, etc.), which sadly long ago proved there was no god. More at Greenpointers.
Nobody likes paying rent, except for maybe those weird kids you went to school with who’d remind the teacher about homework. But at least we can rest easy knowing that the rent we’re paying isn’t slowly sending us to the poorhouse because it hasn’t massively shot upwards while our wages have gone down just as […]
One of the reasons New York is so great is that in plenty of neighborhoods, you don’t need to own a car. But when it’s raining, you’ve got things to transport or your subway line is down, the humble taxi driver is there to pick your non-car owning self up from your decision. And not […]
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