Followers of mysticism rejoice! Tonight is the night that Manhattan becomes all mysterious like Stonehenge, or something. It’s the night when the sun sets along east-west street grids, and you can be transported to a more primitive era, when light and shadows were more cause for concern or celebration.

At around 8:17 pm the show . . . → Read More: Manhattan-henge

LinkCity Early 2012

In case you were wondering what this SOPA PIPA nonsense is about, read through this Gizmodo article, and if you’re on the side of it being a total buzzkill, and enemy of internet liberty, check out the Google petition.

And the Oscar Nominees for 2012 have been announced. The full list is here, with Hugo . . . → Read More: LinkCity Early 2012

Top 11 of 2011

Just a couple of days ago, I was at a lavish, extravagant engagement party which rivaled most weddings I had been to. Besides making jokes about being surrounded by the 1%, I realized at one point that the world is filled with people like this. People who care only about superficial things, and all . . . → Read More: Top 11 of 2011


P&C Do Gooder Gift Guide Part 1

Welcome to the first installment in a series of gift guides catered to good taste and good doers. Seriously, though, this gift-giving directory is for anyone and everyone, including you! Over the years I’ve become increasingly attuned to the fact that each and every one of us should be doing all we can in support of . . . → Read More: P&C’S DO GOODER GIFT GUIDE: PART I

Hunger Games Trailer

The trailer is finally out!

2012 can’t come . . . → Read More: Hunger Games Trailer

What to Do This Weekend

The end of times is nigh, if the 2012 Mayan calendar is to be believed. So let’s party, or learn about Paris and horror while drinking absinthe, or walk through a Kubrik and Lynch inspired labrynth of Macbeth… Shall we?

Friday, November 11, The Observatory and Morbid Anatomy presents Decadent Paris Weekend Event # 1 . . . → Read More: What to Do This Weekend

Day of the Dead

Halloween is over, but for sugar skull fairies, the real holiday has only just begun. Day of the Dead is a Latin-inspired holiday when people pray for their dead loved ones, leaving marigolds and food on graves. Altars are raised outside or in homes with pictures of the Virgin Mary and old images of . . . → Read More: Day of the Dead

Comedy Meets Tragedy: A Q&A with Vegan Laugh-Man Myq Kaplan

Comedian Myq Kaplan

Brooklyn-based comedian Myq Kaplan is not only hilarious, he’s also vegan, singlehandedly dispelling the myth that animal rights activists lack a sense of humor. Take that, haters. Anyway.

Kaplan, whose name you may recognize from NBC’s Last Comic Standing (where he made it to the final five), was on hand yesterday at Farm Sanctuary’s Walk for Farm . . . → Read More: Comedy Meets Tragedy: A Q&A with Vegan Laugh-Man Myq Kaplan

A Vegucation: Award-Winning Documentary VEGUCATED is Core Curriculum

Vegucated Premiere NYC

“Three people. Six weeks. One challenge.” This is the austere tag line for Vegucated, the anything-but-austere latest and greatest in health-related documentaries. Last summer it was the eye-opening Forks Over Knives, all about the lifesaving benefits of adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet. Unlike FOK, however, Vegucated, which just won best documentary at the Toronto Independent . . . → Read More: A Vegucation: Award-Winning Documentary VEGUCATED is Core Curriculum

MTV Meets Mercy For Animals

John Bartlett & Len Egert

“There is not a lot, particularly these days, that we can get a vast majority of Americans to agree on. But I think one sentiment that provokes unanimity is the idea that cruelty to animals is unacceptable,” spoke former MTV News correspondent and longtime vegan John Norris. He addressed an intimate crowd at Mercy For Animals’ . . . → Read More: MTV Meets Mercy For Animals