Smoking is the actual worst, but this is ‘merica and you have the right to expensively kill yourself all over this star-spangled land as much as you like. You don’t need me to be your PSA to tell you how much quitting saves you money on packs and health care, but if you are considering giving up, the city wants to help: through March 16, the NYC Quits program is giving out free nicotine patches and nicotine gum to help you ditch the habit. You have to fill out a short survey online first, and then wait a week to see if you qualify, which you’re on your own to figure out, since I don’t smoke. If you give them your phone number, they might even send you encouraging text messages too. Or maybe they’ll just sext you pictures.
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Leise (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]
It turns New Yorkers are willing to put up with a lot of negativity and cynicism in our city, except when it comes to bodega cats. If you mess with bodega cats, those lovable, mouse-chasing, not-exactly-legal mascots of bodegas citywide, the internet will come after you, and hard. So since we ran this story yesterday about someone taking […]
We know it’s hard to believe, but life will go on after the 2016 general election is over. Regardless of who wins (no Trumpies no Trumpies) you’ll have a life to get back to, an apartment to pay rent on and a job that’ll help you do it! Unless, that is, you don’t have a job. […]