The internets have been pumping rage at the Netflix price increase of 60 percent and fracking with the options enough to put a damper on our plans to rewatch the entire Battlestar Galactica this summer. That’s why we’re holding our NOTflix DVD swap on Wednesday to encourage old-school movie sharing sans red envelopes. But all told, the plans for unlimited movie access is practically half the cost of seeing a film at your local gagaplex, and the snacks are way cheaper. So we’re asking: will your Netflix habits will change? Will you watch fewer movies, read more books, or just suck it up and pay? Is this the end of the DVD as we know it? We’ve started a Notflix Facebook group just to discuss these kinds of questions: head over there now and weigh in on our poll! It’s as scientific as a FB poll gets, but if the results are interesting we’ll share them with the world.
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 […]