Just in case you started thinking Adolfo Carrion was the only independent candidate of any consequence running for mayor this year, Jimmy McMillan is back with another music video to remind you that he’s here and that the rent is still too damn high. In a stark departure from his previous video’s bombastic anthemic hip hop and punch lines galore, McMillan has instead gone with a long narrative introduction and folk-rock sound. Whether lyrics like”Monday you’re working for the rent/Tuesday you’re working for the rent/Wednesday you’re working for the rent/Thursday you’re working for the rent/Friday you’re working for the rent/Saturday you’re working for the rent/Sunday you go to church and repent” and smashing a guitar will catapult him up the charts is yet to be seen. But, he’ll still always win for most interesting mayoral candidate.
Odds are that there are very few people reading Brokelyn who are fans of Pizza Hut, seeing as eating chain pizza in New York City is basically violence, or college sports, because we’ve tried to serve you guys sports content before and you nerds aren’t into it, we get it. But there are definitely lots of […]
1. Booze it up at this month’s BHS Free Friday: Oktoberfest, with Brooklyn beer history from the archives, a beer tasting with Brooklyn Brewery, a screening of Beauty and the Beer, and more. (Friday, Brooklyn Historical Society, FREE) 2. Giggle demurely at LAWL: Ladies and Women Laughing, an all-gal comedy show with Jenny Nelson, Keisha Zollar, Rachel Joravsky, […]
When life gives you lemons you make lemonade. It follows that when life gave us the current election cycle, many tried to turn a profit on it. Ample Hills kept things chill with candidate-themed ice cream flavors; a number of New Yorkers tried to profit in a different way by putting up Craigslist hookup ads for debate-watch sex; and all over the internet, people started […]