Mike Birbiglia does five nights
If you've listened to the radio in the past week, chances are, you've heard a Nile Rodgers song--and probably more than one. Besides co-writing and playing guitar on Daft Punk's internationally chart-annihilating hit, "Get Lucky," Rodgers has produced so many number one singles and albums in the las ... More >>
Comics performs for 826nyc
Dance music's least likely purist, Pasquale Rotella, head of Insomniac Events and the brain's behind this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival, has been making people dance for the last twenty years, throwing parties everywhere from L.A. warehouses to New York stadiums. Yesterday, we spent an hour talk ... More >>
When it's cold outside, what can be as comforting and delicious as a soft, warm cookie fresh from the oven? Filled with melted chocolate chips and smelling of butter and cinnamon, it sounds like one of the best ways to warm up. It would seem, then, that Insomnia Cookies has struck gold with its conc ... More >>
How important is sleep? Very.
Isn't as good as on the radio
[Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a result of high winds buffeting tall sound st ... More >>
A look at the works of Sara Driver
Breaking up is hard to do
Take in experimental theater and dance at the Dream Up Festival
Lately, it seems as if everything has to be turned into a diagnosis and a treatment. Trouble sleeping? You probably have restless leg syndrome. Bored at work? You probably have ADHD. Check your Facebook a bit too often? You probably have an internet addiction. And while we won't deny a mild c ... More >>
Mike Birbiglia shares his relationship horror stories
Actors read stories from Electric Literature
Rebecca MarxInsomnia's chocolate chunk on the left, Sarivole's on the right. Insomnia Cookies has sat on West Eighth Street since 2008, and during that time has cultivated the loyalties of numerous NYU students thanks to its namesake product: cookies delivered throughout the wee hours, usual ... More >>
Our patience is running as thin as her sobriety
In action at LPR. Darcy James Argue's Secret Society Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola Monday, June 21 Darcy James Argue would like us to know that CDs and "stylish T-shirts" are available for purchase, so as to "finance my big-band habit," which is "worse than crack." He then turns his attention back to co ... More >>
Film Festival brings biking to the big screen
Laugh along with Mike Birbiglia
When Alec Baldwin's 14-year-old daughter Ireland couldn't rouse him late last night, she called 911 and the Emmy winner ended up at the hospital. There was talk of a possible OD, but apparently Alec had simpy taken some sleeping pills. He was released not that long afterward. But questions ... More >>
Daniel Kelley, the special education teacher who was struck Tuesday by a car driven by a Brooklyn woman under the influence of painkillers, an anti-anxiety drug and a sleeping pill, died this morning in Staten Island University Hospital. He was 23 years old.
Real life killed our childhood heroes
Well, you've heard it all about Tiger Woods by now: the growing number of alleged romantic conquests, the Ambien sex -- Wait what? "Uchitel told friends that she and Tiger liked to have sex while taking the drug Ambien. Uchitel told one pal, 'You know you have crazier sex on Ambien, you get ... More >>
A superhuman student recital
Ornette's here to tickle you
Mike Birbiglia shares his struggles with sleepwalking
Painfully long for an art-school video project
Watch Charlize Theron suffer!
A first-time novelist gets her hands wordy
. . . before going to hell, he eats dog and peeks in a Korean housewife's urn
For the week of March 7-13, 2007
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