If you’re like us, you have three things of any value in your life: laptop, spacePhone and the third … the third, is, um… I can’t. Sorry. Oops. Well, anyway, the thought of damaging one of the those precious valuables is like imagining losing a limb, because $400 for a piece of pocket machinery isn’t something you just have lying around. So you consider insurance, but insurance, it’s a scam, no? They always try to offer it when you send a letter, rent a car or get a rough deal in Blackjack. So where’s the balance between frugality and caution? U.S. News & World Report and Gizmodo have roundups of iPhone insurance strategies so you can figure out if one is right for you, from Apple Care to $12 a month third-party plans (Gizmodo’s guide is a year old, but still useful). U.S. News weighs in on whether it’s cheaper to insure or just buy a good case and replace your busted phone with a cheaper version. What say you?
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]
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, […]