magicmolly: Looks like Alice’s work is pretty close to the 92nd Street Y. Tell her to swing by and check-in with Foursquare to get a free eco-tote. And if you venture west downtown, treat yourself to a half-price PBR at 92YTribeca.
92Y Podcast: From the Poetry Center Archive: James...
melaniehamlett: I worked for Outward Bound the last couple days just for fun and old times sake. One student said “In my youth I looked for independence. As an adult, I look for community.” Holy shit! I so wish I was as mature as my student. As a community center, we wholeheartedly co-sign this.
'Turducken,' 'Vuvuzela,' And More New Dictionary... →
Hey bro, chillax and take a staycation. Maybe hit the interwebs for a bit and stop being such a fussbudget. No really, take a staycation.
Blogger beats Mexico drug war news blackout →
sophiologist: soupsoup: An anonymous, twentysomething blogger is giving Mexicans what they can’t get elsewhere — an inside view of their country’s raging drug war. An example of how blogs are a new force in keeping the mainstream media honest. If we are to be perfectly honest, this is our favorite story this week.
The 10 Most Disastrous Music Industry Deals →
sarahspy: over the past 10 years, according to Digital Music News Whew, Elektra Records (The Doors, Judy Collins, Queen, Carly Simon, Tom Rush, Jackson Browne, The Cars, Natalie Merchant and Metallica) is in the clear! We’re hosting their 60th Birthday Celebration with Jackson Browne, Natalie Merchant, Jac Holzman (founder) and Lenny Kaye in October. It’s a major deal!
Dance Lessons at 92Y →
jesshodge: A few nights ago I took shots of free dance class taking place at 92Y for a friend of mine. It made me miss dancing so much!!! They were “doing the Hustle” Great photos. Love them! More on dance at 92Y.
the new old soundgarden song is here →
maura: there is something about the way this track was recorded that makes me think it came from the ‘ultramega ok’ sessions. like it would have fit in on the ‘flower’ ep quite nicely? Totally. Don’t miss SoundGarden at 92Y!
Country in the City: New York Magazine On Rosanne...
It doesn’t fit the Johnny Cash legend, but he spent significant time in an apartment he owned at 40 Central Park South and stayed regularly at the Sherry-Netherland, the Plaza, and the Plaza Athénée. “Those were some of the best memories of my adolescence,” she tells me over tea in her townhouse. “I saw Applause with Lauren Bacall and The Magic Show with Doug Henning. There were still Automats,...
New York is where people live among their families and also where they live out...– Via: The Angst and the Passion: New Yorker Jonathan Tropper Emerges as a Literary Star Tropper is at 92YTribeca tonight. Joining him will be Peter Hedges, best known as the writer of What’s Eating Gilbert Grape , where they’ll discuss what it’s taken to successfully adapt their novels for...
mydamnchannel: To-Do Before The End of Your Day: Celebrity Autobiography will be in Edinburgh, Scotland at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival all month! Don’t say we never gave you nothin’, U.K. Viewsers. Old media has discovered Tumblr and is having a sufficient freakout about it. We’re just pissed we had to type “old media” in a sentence. If you’re into this kind of thing, and you should...
It’s great to see media companies embracing the Tumblr platform. (One note: how did they leave out The Today Show? It’s one of our favorites.) We couldn’t imagine our online diet without the Tumblr community, and as an IRL non-profit community center since 1874, we appreciate good community when we see it! We’ve been on Tumblr since 2008 and it would be great to see...
Celebrities reading celebrity autobiographies. Yup. A kind of literary Perez Hilton? Celebrity Autobiography is a cabaret-style comedy show with a rotating cast of performers who read directly from autobiographies of famous people. For example, as seen in the video above, Mario Cantone reads from Zsa Zsa Gabor’s autobiography, One Lifetime Is Not Enough. “Terrified, I try to block...