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

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

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

Here’s to the Crazy Ones (Steve Jobs)

As emoticons and references to Apple products run rampant, all of technology is firing up it’s synapses with the news of Steve Jobs’ death. It’s intense to lose someone who had such an incredible impact on so many people through products he created. All I can do is quote him, and show the ad . . . → Read More: Here’s to the Crazy Ones (Steve Jobs)

The Earth The Earth The Earth is on Fire!

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So much more recent debate on global warming, especially as politicians are heating up (hehe) for the 2012 elections in outdoing each other in being ridiculous and over-the-top. Gore’s 24 hour presentation on climate change might have been better served . . . → Read More: The Earth The Earth The Earth is on Fire!


Remember that episode of Arrested Development when Michael finally realizes that Charlize Theron is a MR. F (for lack of better terminology), and she walks on water away from him. It suddenly makes her whole oceanwalkers thing a weird semi-reality (even with Gob shouting about it being an illusion a little bit later).

Enter . . . → Read More: Seasteading?

Cause for Celebration: Farm Sanctuary Turns 25

Farm Sanctuary 25th Anniversary Gala

“It all begins and ends on our plates.” Indeed, the solution’s so simple it’s criminal. A promotional – and emotional – video clip communicated this significant message at Farm Sanctuary’s 25th Anniversary Gala Saturday night. The black tie affair, which took place at Cipriani Wall Street, celebrated this extraordinary animal protection nonprofit, a “…pioneer of social . . . → Read More: Cause for Celebration: Farm Sanctuary Turns 25