Today from the Department of Horatio Algerism, LAist reports a homeless man walks around LA handing out his resume in an attempt to get off the streets. And save for a few errors, it’s in not-too-shabby shape (we’ve certainly seen worse, from people who presumably have homes). He’s a native New Yorker, too. LAist (that’s Gothamist’s smoggy, Lakers-rooting cousin) says others have spotted similar incidents, including someone in Santa Monica who has a sign saying something like “Not looking for a handout. Hire me! Resume ready.” Anyone seen this kind of thing in New York? (Or maybe our shelters are just too nice?) What do you make of it? Full resume below.
It’s always refreshing to see a nonwhite male making waves in the entertainment industry — even more refreshing to see a nonwhite female, but we’ll save that for another post —and Aziz Ansari has been killing the game. The lovable Parks and Recreation charmer and author of Modern Romance got even more romantic with his Netflix series Master of None, which […]
Cozy up and celebrate this Fall season, Urban Spookfest style, with warm libations, food, live music, FREE fun activities, while discovering unique locally crafted items this Sunday (Oct. 30th) from 1-7pm at the Greenpoint Loft. Wind down from the weekend’s Halloween festivities or warm up before Trick or Treating by hanging out in one of Greenpoint’s most beautiful historic spaces, restored […]
Last week, a Huffington Post contributor by the name of Cori Carl penned an article telling New Yorkers to abdicate the city that never sleeps for a city that actually sleeps just fine: Toronto. To Carl’s surprise, I imagine, the post drew guffaws not from New Yorkers but from Torontonians themselves — so much so, in fact, that Carl published a followup essay […]