Dispensing with sarcasm here because THIS MIGHT BE ONE OF THE COOLEST THINGS WE’VE EVER POSTED: On Tuesday, two awesome forces will combine in an explosion of radicalness when WNYC’s all-things-brilliant show Radiolab sets up a shop at Brooklyn Brewery, and they’re looking for volunteers to help! In exchange for some manual labor, hosts Robert Krulwich (swoon, nerds) and MacArthur Genius Grant winning Jad Abumrad (swoon, ladies) will buy you a beer. There’s only room for about 100 volunteers, so RSVP right now by emailing email@example.com with “RSVP” in the subject line. We called the Brewery to get the details, and they told us Radiolab isn’t doing a show there, but is just using the space to set up some lights and equipment for their upcoming roadshow. So you don’t get to see Radiolab in action, but you do get to mingle with a guy who won a genius grant, which, let’s be honest, is like 10 master’s degrees combined.
It’s inescapable: no matter where you’re buying your tickets online, the face value you’re shown at first is never the amount you end up paying at checkout time. Sizable service fees, lazily attributed to “maintenance” or “processing,” can add anywhere from a couple dollars to the price of an entire meal to your purchase. While it’s no secret that Ticketmaster is […]
It’s hard to determine what could revive interest in pharma-bore Martin Shkreli as of late. Between his performance at Congress, his late-night Tyra Mail habit, his belabored Twitter game and most notoriously, paying $2 million for the only copy of the new Wu-Tang Clan album, the ex-CEO (and Sheepshead Bay native) has become something more of a meme than a man. Seeming […]
The CDC released new buzzkill guidelines last week, telling women basically not to drink ever because drinking can make you pregnant, give you an STD (stay away from that brand of whiskey again, ladies) or lead to a whole host of other problems. Suffice it to say, the recommendations not go over well: ThinkProgress said they double “as a handy guide […]