Get ready for a new crop of teenagers to covet your lifestyle, Brokelynites. After a whole mess of promotional buzz and Jersey Shore interruptions, MTV’s new stab at a scripted series I Just Want My Pants Back premiered last Thursday. The Williamsburg/Greenpoint-based series follows a pack of post-grads with Diablo Cody-style rapport who soothe the crappiness of being broke and hating their jobs with substances and sex. Sounds familiar enough, and yes, sex is a great (and arguably free) form of recreation, but who is having this much of it? I thought everyone else living in Brooklyn was as lonely and involuntarily celibate as I am … (more…)
You heard it here: Brooklyn brokesters are the new Jersey mooks. First 2 Broke Girls, and coming soon I Just Want My Pants Back, MTV’s new comedy about four hipster-derived, hookup-happy BKers who are “single and broke: living the dream,” including a “douchebag’ and a nubile young lady suffering from sore, inflamed nether regions. We’ll reserve judgment (that’s why He created Gothamist commenters) but if all of this fascinates you, here’s a trailer for the show, premiering Thursday, Feb. 2 at 11: (more…)
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