I’m at the Vice magazine party surrounded by the marginally famous and enough booze to turn me into a literal piss drunk. I arrive in poor shape from a Sunday spent doing yak and taking triples of tequila on an hourly basis. Stuck in the elevator trying to get to the Penthouse, uneasy, anxious and absurdly . . . → Read More: Vice Night
New Video from the upcoming Crystal Axis album from Australia’s lugubrious tune makers, The Midnight Juggernauts
Vital Signs – Midnight Juggernauts from midnight juggernauts . . . → Read More: Midnight Juggernauts- Vital Signs
David Crabb / Performer, Producer & Storyteller
I think a lot of people equate the word “storytelling” with two things. One: their childhood. And two: an obnoxious uncle. The fact is, storytelling is a part of our everyday lives, whether we realize it or not. Here’s an example:
Think of the idiot you’re forced to work with at . . . → Read More: What’s the Story with Storytelling?
The daughter of Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin stares death right in the face and gets it right on her third album. On the title track to IRM – a reference to her 2007 cerebral hemorrhage – she asks, “Take a picture, what’s inside?” Apparently inside there was a desire to make a great record. . . . → Read More: Charlotte Gainsbourg IRM Review
I like the fat . . . → Read More: Hey look! Puppies!
The best egg creams I’ve ever had come from Ray’s Candy Store, which has, according to the NY Times, been open 24 hours a day for almost 40 years. I’ve been here a hundred times, and I’ll be sad to see it go. What’s standing between him and staying open until he dies? Two months overdue . . . → Read More: Get To Ray’s on Avenue A, While You Still Can
Over a month ago, I raged with righteous indignation about how former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino made the argument that Bush was better for national security than Obama because there hadn’t been any terror attacks on Bush’s watch.
Right. Except that one.
Apparently the worst terror attack in U.S. history doesn’t count.
Well, it seems as . . . → Read More: Daily Show Examines New Republican Talking Point: "No Terror Attacks Under Bush Administration (Except 9/11, Which Obviously Doesn’t Count)"
If you’re anything like me, you love Aaron Sorkin. What could be better than two or three brilliant characters bantering quickly about current affairs while quickly walking? Remember The first three seasons of The West Wing?
Those of us who thrive on well-reasoned and humorous political discussions delivered at a brisk pace have been out in the . . . → Read More: The View From British Couches Two Years Ago
There are myriad expensive ways to trick out and customize your laptop, but this is one of the coolest customizations I’ve seen to date. And at $15, it’s a pretty compelling way to waste a . . . → Read More:
Slow motion photography… with . . . → Read More: Fuck You, Crappy New Year