You funded it, you got your money’s worth. Or at least we hope you feel like you did. Saturday’s Mermaid Parade had everything an attendee could hope for: face tattoos, big crowds, muscle cars, ribald politics and of course, mermaids. If there was any doubt about Sandy, or even Applebee’s, putting a damper on the day, it was obliterated the moment you saw your first pair of painted boobs or man with a plastic baby sticking out of his crotch. You’ll get that one in a second, with plenty of pictures after the jump.
The department store’s soundtracks don’t lie: the holidays are coming. As the holiday season kicks into gear in the coming weeks, we all begin to feel the impending doom that’s about to wreak havoc upon our bank accounts. We all hope to buy gifts for everyone on our lists without having to sacrifice rent money. […]
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 — […]