In today’s now-inevitable big media story about those wacky liberals in Park Slope, Fox News reporter / Tea Party conservative Todd Starnes moves to the neighborhood and orders bacon cheeseburger at “radical vegetarian” restaurant for a thus far unfunny fish-out-of-water video series. What exactly is a “radical vegetarian” anyway? Even more confounding, what does he mean, “You can tell by the way I hold onto my bowels that I’m not from around these parts?” Are radical vegetarians so radical they crap on the sidewalk? That would be radical. Anyone?
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 […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]