Protest that got your hands dirty
Comedian Kurt Braunohler is the kind of kind of sweet goofball that standup is supposed to chew up and spit into a half-eaten basket of comedy club chicken wings. But as well as finding a niche as a headlining comic, the ex-Brooklynite is becoming a comedy switch-hitter who is very busy--the magical ... More >>
This is a blog post about two movies that were screened for the press within the first 24 hours of the Toronto Film Festival, both of which feature three-way sex scenes. In Spring Breakers, characters played by James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson "do it" in a swimming pool; in Do Not Dis ... More >>
The dungeon-black walls of the hip Ace Hotel's underground room, appropriately called Liberty Hall, are relieved by vintage speakers stacked floor-to-ceiling like a rock wall. The decorative recycling of defunct gear, lit with candles like a sanctuary, made a righteous backdrop for a reading of lett ... More >>
Real Fine Arts—a little Berlin in Brooklyn—hosts the retro
Plus Cheryl McGinnis Gallery's 'Reconstructing Paper'
Long live zines
Well, it's better animated, but you get the idea--the 30 Best Kanye West Blingees, Blingee being a happy-go-lucky glitter-and-animation populated zone of clip art and zaniness. It's like something Guy Debord would've invented after being reborn as 22nd century 12-year-old girl. Anyway, people really ... More >>
What's in a name?
Apichatpong's rarely screened short films, and the man himself, come to Anthology
Guy DeBord hits the sauce, and John Ashbery gives you Poundage sans asshole
Transforming the junk pile of culture into something ominous, investigative, and visionary
The good, the bad, and the messy get down in Williamsburg
Guerrilla Artists Celebrate 20 Years of Culture Jamming