Nick writes about the intersection of technology and art, rats, old YouTube videos, stuff he sees on the subway, and punk music. He is an occasional contributor to the Voice.
13 days ago | Technology
We recently published a series of thirty NYC emoji that life in New York demands: shaking fists, greasy single slices, green cabs, and pissed-off Elmos were all included. In that piece — pretty much as a lark — we asked any developers i...
27 days ago | Interviews
After English shoegaze icons Ride abruptly broke up in 1996, it took nearly 20 years for them to play another show. It seemed they might be at risk of being overlooked by a new generation, even as their contemporaries faced roaring reunion crowds....
1 month ago | Film and TV
The upcoming Steve Jobs documentary from Aex Gibney (Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine) is worth seeing even if you're tired of Apple fanboys — if only for the curious parallels between Apple worshippers and the members of the Church of Scientolo...
1 month ago | Sex
Dick pics will always be gross, but they could stand to be a little funnier. That's the goal of New York-based photographer Soraya Doolbaz who starting on September 17 will be showing her collection of penis art during a two-week residency at 317 ...
2 months ago
2 months ago | Film and TV
Speaking to an audience this week after they just saw his latest his latest documentary about Steve Jobs, documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney said that even if the enigmatic, contradictory businessman hadn't died in, he still would have made the fil...