Writers debate the pros and cons of NYC
Jonathan Lethem and Jessica Hagedorn Greenlight Bookstore Wednesday, 7:30pm, Free A quick word on Jonathan Lethem--he's awesome. That's it. Because this guy is one of our favorite native sons. The author of Motherless Brooklyn (Vintage) and The Fortress of Solitude (Vintage) has the ability to ... More >>
Gish-era Smashing Pumpkins: Reissued in 2011, so it counts! Reports from the holiday-party front indicate that 2011 was another long and lonely year for the fiction writers and memoirists of New York, who were kept company at home all day long mainly by various "internet friends" and related ... More >>
The news that Sheryl Crow had, earlier this year, penned a cookbookIf It Makes You Healthy: More Than 100 Recipes Inspired By The Seasons, co-written with her personal chef Chuck White (hey, job perk!)got writers Bennett Madison and Emily Gould, herself a cooking-guide expert, t ... More >>
Who among New York City's media set has never read a single MediaBistro mailer or blog? Nobody. Which is strange, because it's not like they break crazy news or anything! But it is a clearing house for two things: (1) Everything That Happens in Media, Especially in New York City and (2) Good Tale ... More >>
Never too early to begin planning your weekend, so alongside the New Yorker (!), let us draw your attention to Refresh Refresh Refresh, the reoccurring lecture/reading series at Happy Ending on the L.E.S. wherein online dignitaries regale us with "the stories of what happens in the moments be ... More >>
Former Gawker editor Emily Gould gives sharing another try
Do you remember your first time?
SUPERCUTE! are, in fact, super cute Don't let the glittery star stickers she wears on her temples fool you: 16-year-old Rachel Trachtenburg is a music industry veteran, and would like it if you treated her as one. At the ripe old age of six she was recruited to back her parents in The Trachtenburg ... More >>
Rilke takes some heat; New Yorker film critic thinks, 'Jeez, kids, enough already!'