We know everyone loves to get their news from Gawker and suit-wearing jesters on cable news who have never picked up a reporters notebook in their lives, but do you know there are actual reporters in actual war zones getting actually shot at to keep you informed? The New York Times is Grouponing (yup, we just made it a verb) a digital subscription for $1 today. It’s an eight-week subscription usually worth $16, and maybe you’ll like it enough to keep it? Yes, we know you can easily get around the paywall, but Anthony Shadid didn’t die in a godforsaken desert so you could not pay a dollar for all the news of the world.
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 […]
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]