Doree Shafrir -- who was responsible for, among other things, being one-half of the author of the blog-to-book phenomenon that was Postcards from Yo Momma and being responsible for the "Hipster Grifter" story during her tenure at the New York Observer in addition to being among the few to sur ... More >>
Earlier today, we compiled a list of media speculations about what jail life is like for Lindsay Lohan -- using no-name deodorant, talking to the vent, watching the local news. Now, we have our own speculation: Lindsay is probably reading and writing letters, just like Amanda Knox and other s ... More >>
Kari Ferrell -- the urban celebrity and New York news sensation known to many as Brooklyn's "Hipster Grifter" -- is out of the pen, and (what else?) blogging regularly for ANIMAL NY. This week, however, she used her column space to take those who made her infamous to task.
18 obsessive, cantankerous, and unstoppable Gotham blogs worth going ape over
The cycling enthusiasts who repainted a bike lane in Williamsburg and were arrested for it early this week have, we think, achieved a journalistic watershed in mainstreaming the use of the word "hipster." Sure, there was the Hipster Grifter story, itself a kind of watershed, but hers was a f ... More >>
These went up earlier this week in--where else--Williamsburg. They're from Head Hoods, a project on behalf of a dude that's taken shape in the form of faux-stenciling I CAN'T AFFORD TO
In the week that we thought maybe we had swine flu, ran frightened from our offices, wandered the East Village for hours looking for wireless or a good doctor, and eventually received an email with the subject line "It's NOT Swine Flu," we sheepishly came back to our desks, only to find an army of c ... More >>
This morning, the Philadelphia City Paper introduced us to the Guy Who Caught The Hipster Grifter. His name is Sam Tremble, he lives in Philly, and he met Kari Ferrell last December when his band played in Brooklyn. Kari is, of course, the young chest-pieced, beard-loving lady who captured William ... More >>