Thursday lunchtime linkage

Disgusting and douchey things you can do to save money [Business Insider]
New Brooklyn noir to fill the Bored to Death void [The L Magazine]
Fifty Shades of merchandising (you’re welcome Babeland) [Brooklyn Eagle]
Offensively hilarious parody of the day: ‘Homo Thugs’ [Vulture]
Student loan relief plan: Move to South Korea! [Brooklyn Based]
‘Hipster topics’ banned from San Fran coffee shop (patrons sit in silence) [Gawker]
After storm, Gowanus is like Venice but with more ankle cancer [Brooklyn Paper]
Pooch & hooch happy hour in Fort Greene [DNAinfo]