Well, chalk another one up for that stupid hurricane. We were really excited about our show and tell jam with Krrb, Ben Anastas and Dan Kennedy, but transit is a mess and we don’t want anyone endangering themselves trying to get there. So! With that in mind, we’ve pushed the event back two weeks, to Thursday, November 15. If you haven’t already, you can RSVP over on the Facebook page, and if you already RSVP’d, just sit tight for a couple more weeks. The good news is that it gives you more time to make Brooklyn literary puns and get your hands on a Kindle. Which will be useful for the next hurricane. The even more good news is that the promised food and drinks are going to be free beer from Brooklyn Brewery and free eats from the Southern-fried folks at Fat Beagle. We’ll see ya there!
WELP our dystopian nightmare has entered the “conspiracy theories about Halloween decorations at Roberta’s” stage, so it doesn’t look like things are getting better anytime soon. We’ve been tracking lots of ways to join the resistance, from volunteer opportunities and bystander intervention training to being a DIY graffiti vigilante and attending a 31-hour anti-Trump comedy marathon. We’re […]
Dan Savage, American author, activist for the LGBTQ+ community and the voice behind Savage Love, recently posted a message to Instagram reminding the public that everyone appointed to Donald Trump’s cabinet so far has opposed LGBTQ+ rights, “just so there’s no confusion.” It’s too easy to sit around feeling helpless right now, letting the dark cloud of anxiety regarding the future […]
There isn’t a lot of good news these days, and this morning proved no different as beloved Cobble Hill bookstore BookCourt announced it was closing after 35 years of serving the neighborhood. But not all indie bookstores are facing extinction just yet, and one such bookstore in Bushwick refuses to let the death march of 2016 portend a four-year […]