If you face certain, say, challenges when it comes to productivity (re: everything under the Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead genre on Netflix), then we aim to inspire. This week is all about buckling down and making things: art, magazines, home-brewed beer, dinosaurs, drunken art, jok ... More >>
It's not an awful thing to want free music. More importantly, it's not awful to find ways of going to some of the summer festivals without paying triple digits for a three-day pass that doesn't take into consideration weather. Outside of press passes and jumping a fence, there is one pretty reasonab ... More >>
Yesterday, New York Daily News columnist Denis Hamill wrote a column called "I Hate Bike Lanes." A masterpiece of curmudgeonly Andy-Rooney grumbling, the column flashes back to Hamill's memory of building his own first bicycle out of "assorted discarded parts mined from the wood bins of our tenemen ... More >>
Who says you're too old for games?
Tyler Perry's mammy gets less melodramatic but not less grotesque
Seth Meyers wants to _____ you
• According to an NY1-Marist poll, the majority of voters in Rep. Anthony Weiner's district (parts of Brooklyn and Queens) don't want him to resign, even if they don't necessarily want to re-elect him. One-third of them do want him to step down. Meanwhile, of course, he's still facing a Hou ... More >>
Get ready to be caught in a proverbial mosh, New York, because The Big 4 of thrash--that's Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax--are coming to Yankee Stadium, and tickets go on sale this morning! To all you non-headbanging SOTC readers, this event is essentially as important to metalheads ... More >>
In the ever-competitive and super-demanding world of planning one's wedding, the ante just keeps getting upped. Except somewhere along the way, things got kinda confused. Instead of elegant, lovely affairs with sumptuous food and fine wines, we've got the shark-tank wedding, the tar-ball beac ... More >>
Via Joe My God, we've discovered an amusing game called "What the Diaz?" A lot of crazy garbage is known to spill out of Senator Ruben Diaz Sr.'s mouth on a regular basis. But Fight Back New York, the PAC that is trying to oust all the state senators who voted against gay marriage last fall, ... More >>
Show me the ____ ! Are you a fan of movies? How about sexual innuendo? Videogum's latest "Best New Party Game" (BNPG) is the delightfully uncomplicated #GrossMovieQuoteOmissions challenge, and boy oh boy are these folks down for a penis joke. It's like Mad Libs for (bored) grownups!
BravoAfter a week's hiatus, Top Chef was back in all its lurid glory, injecting viewers with its characteristic dose of pre-fabricated drama, grown-up babies with sleeve tattoos, and ill-prepared seafood. Last night's episode also gave us what was possibly Padma's worst choice of apparel yet ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Wacky Summer Mad Libs Author: Roger Price, Leonard Stern and deeply bored, anonymous children Publisher: ... More >>
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