J. Robert Zeigler

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  • 3 years ago

    The world is slated to be destroyed about 10 days from now by angry Mayan gods, so planning a night of hardcore partying and heavy drinking might seem a bit pointless this year. Maybe you should just start writing a list of regrets followed by a s...

  • 3 years ago

    The Bowery Ballroom Anyone who saw Tom Hardy's performance as Forrest Bondurant in Lawless this year knows that hillbillies, moonshine, and layered granddad sweaters are pretty gangster. I predict that this combination is going to do wonders for c...

  • 3 years ago

    SPiN Galactic Ping-pong: the game of giants. A force for unity among mortals. The beautiful thing about this game is that it seems to transcend every kind of social distinction we have on hand—age, race, creed, gender, and sexual orientation...

  • 3 years ago

    The Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant Since opening its doors in 1913, the Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant has been the spot for hiding in plain sight with a newspaper and an iced-down tray of raw ocean gems. In fact, it has been there f...

  • 3 years ago

    Escuelita After Angel Sheridan's heartfelt departure from her famous gig at Escuelita last year, you have to admit that the Hell's Kitchen gay scene became a little less fabulous and fun. That's why it is my pleasure to announce that the outrageou...

  • 3 years ago

    Defending the eclectic and in-your-face rocker Amanda Palmer in public these days is like lobbying City Hall to run a high-voltage wire through a public playground. The reaction to the controversy surrounding her can be so visceral that you miss t...


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