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    December 17, 2013

    Siphon Coffee: Highest Expression of the Coffee Bean?

    If you watched (obsessed over) Breaking Bad, you might remember the moment in the second half of season five (episode 603 entitled "Sunset", to be precise) when Gale Boetticher introduced Walter White to his coffee-making apparatus over a fresh cooked batch of meth. The machinery looks complex, but ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Drake Admits His Career Is an Elaborate Joke in "Worst Behavior" Video

    After several failed attempts to assert his legitimacy as a rap god and prove the immeasurability of his manhood, Drake made the long-awaited announcement yesterday that his entire career is a joke through the music video release of "Worst Behavior." The aptly named piece is a ten-minute-and-eightee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2013

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Indie and Alt Comedy This Week

    Let's be honest: summer isn't funny. Relaxation? Happy folks on beaches? Beautiful people in swimwear, flaunting their lack of body shame? Urgh. Thank God it's officially over and New York comedy fans can get back to what they do best: laughing at human frailty in dimly lit basements. This week we s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    No Pants Subway Ride Is Over, Put Your Pants Back On

    Of Improv Everywhere's many pranks in public places, perhaps the most well-known repeat prank is the one that brings humanity into the subway, around the world, to remove its pants. The No Pants Subway Ride has been happening since 2002, and we've been taking photos of it since 2006! It happened aga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    The Brooklyn (Hipster) Christmas Tree Gets a (Hipster) Time-Lapse Video

    Brooklyn Christmas Tree from Chris Kirkinis on Vimeo.Everything good and decent in this world gets a time-lapse video, right? Right. Such is the case for the Brooklyn (Hipster) Christmas Tree, created by 26-year-old Aussie expat Julian Cole. Watch the stylized time-lapse of the making, by Chris Kirk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Olek Crochets a London Cab

    Olek​If you thought that crocheted Astor Place cube was cute, you will love crochet artist Olek's handiwork on a London cab. She's traveling, and tells us, "I am from Silesia, Poland. Very industrial, gray, ugly city. Kazimierz Kutz, a film director from the same region, said that you must lea ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Eva Longoria Wants You to Know Kids Are Farming Your Food

    The Harvest​Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria is promoting a documentary that exposes the ugly truth about child labor in this country's agriculture system. If you missed The Harvest's short run this summer, the film is now out on DVD. Some 25 percent of the food we eat is harvested by c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    All The President's Men Remixed With "Sabotage" Almost Makes Journalism Seem Edgy, Glamorous

    Interesting factoid: the Watergate scandal caused enrollment in journalism schools to be at an all-time high in 1974, since budding journalists wanted to be just like Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. JY CINEMASHUP - All the President's Boys from Jeff Yorkes on Vim ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    American Meat Takes an 'Even-Handed Look at Animal Husbandry'

    AMERICAN MEAT TRAILER from Leave It Better on Vimeo. Since the release of Food, Inc. three years ago, the film industry has taken a holiday from the national food debate (HBO's Temple Grandin biopic not withstanding). That's about to change thanks to American Meat.

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Wild Flag Take A Wild Coffee Break In the Video For "Romance"

    ​It's pretty genius of Wild Flag to release their video for "Romance" on the day that so many office drones are dusting off the last sand grains of summer and getting back to autumn-borne reality—in the Tom Scharpling-directed clip, four co-workers from different departments leave their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2011

    What To Eat When You're Sick: Of Montreal Sing About 'Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast'

    Of Montreal on Yo Gabba Gabba! from NickPress on Vimeo.A friend from San Francisco sent this in to Fork in the Road. It's a song from Of Montreal that I've never heard them perform in concert, and casts the band in a more wholesome mode than you've probably seen them in lately.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    New York in the 1960s: Plenty of Hipsters, Fewer Starbucks

    Lower East Side from Django's Ghost on VimeoLook at that fucking hipster! Wait...where are we? When are we? As this clip of the East Village in the '60s -- posted on Neighborhoodr via Handsome as Fuck and supplemented with music from the Velvet Underground -- demonstrates, nerdy black glasses, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Olek, NYC Crocheter, Made Us a Present!

    Esther Zuckerman​Earlier today we mentioned that Olek had gotten in touch to tell us she'd left a little something for us. Well, we found it, chained up outside of VV HQ! Like the cart she crocheted on Wall Street, it also advises not stealing from the public. Don't worry, Olek, the Village Vo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Guys Travel the World, Shoot One Second of Footage For Each Location

    MOVE from Rick Mereki on Vimeo. Cool things from the depths of the Internet: this Australian trio travelled the world over the course of 44 days, shooting this video that consists of a second of footage for each location (not for each country, we assume, unless they made it to literally every count ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Countdown to Farmageddon! (The Movie)

    Joost J. Bakker IJmuiden/FlickrRun for cover, cows!​There's still time (albeit only minutes) to buy tickets for the opening-night party to Farmageddon: The Unseen War on American Family Farms, the latest apocalyptic food documentary to hit the screen. Filmmaker Kristin Canty made the film afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Ten Things You Can Do With an Ostrich Egg

    ​The eggs can be used to amaze and mystify children. You've probably seen the display of ostrich and emu eggs at the green-awninged Roaming Acres Farm at the Greenmarkets. The ostrich eggs are bone-white, strangely shiny, and of unbelievable girth. In fact, an ostrich yolk is the world's la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Food Curated Goes Foraging for Spring Greens in Prospect Park

    hummyhummy/flickrLook closer: it's dinner!​Ever walked into the park and walked out with a salad? Leda Meredith, urban forager and author of the The Locavore's Handbook, can show you how. She gets the Food Curated treatment in a two-part mini-doc that reveals just what you can find to eat grow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2011

    The 5 Bodily Fluids That Can Transmit HIV (Video)

    5 Bodily Fluids (2011) public service announcement from jason wishnow on Vimeo. I actually didn't know all of these! This is servicey. Slightly gross, but servicey. [via BoingBoing] [] [@_rosiegray]

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty's Exploratory Committee is the Most Inspiring Exploratory Committee

    The above video is an announcement from former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty: He's forming an exploratory committee for the 2012 presidential race. Have you ever been more moved by a man bravely announcing his courageous decision to form a team of advisers and pollsters to determine the viability ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Ovenly Delivers Better Bar Snacks, Gets the Food Curated Treatment

    Ovenly's spicy bacon caramel corn​Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin of Ovenly, a creative kitchen in Greenpoint, that specializes in bar snacks and desserts, reveal the greatest joy of running such a business: the drunken emails at 3 a.m. from fans proclaiming their love for the bacon fat-washed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Sarah Palin Pulls Video Amid "Blood Libel" Backlash? Plus, the Presidential Glow of a Fancy Teleprompter! (UPDATED)

    ​It quickly became the story of the day, just like she wanted, but then things got uglier. Sarah Palin appears to have pulled her video response to the Arizona shooting from the site Vimeo, which now shows zero clips under Palin's name. Palin's use of the term "blood libel," which usually refe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Make Kittichai's Chicken and Coconut Wrapped in Egg Nets, Like Ty Bellingham

    Ty Bellingham, Executive Chef at Kittichai - Chicken & coconut wrapped in an egg net from Hanna Astrom on Vimeo. Give your New Year's Eve party a kick in the pants with these tasty little treats from Kittichai's new chef, Ty Bellingham. They're a little bit sweet, a little bit savory, with a touch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Matthew Tilden Relaunches D.O.U.G.H. Campaign with Help from Food Curated

    There's A Lot of Strength in a Loaf of Bread: SCRATCHbread's DOUGH Campaign from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. Matthew Tilden announced his D.O.U.G.H. campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for his Bed-Stuy bakery this past summer. At the time, he was hoping to raise $25,000 by September 2 for essentials l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    "Hipster Fight Club" No Longer Quite So Underground

    FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT​Friday Night Throwdown, an underground fight club that's been drawing a crowd of "models and hipsters" to a vacant warehouse at 72 Allen Street (on the corner of Grand), is no longer quite so underground. This event has been taking place for over a year now, as referenced in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Exclusive: Watch Buke & Gass' New Homemade Video For "Page Break"

    ​Gorgeously clattering Brooklyn duo Buke & Gass are fast becoming an SOTC favorite (download a track from their new record, Riposte, here), named after the bizarre homemade instruments that fuel their arty, chaotic noise-pop. They've made a quick, loud, exuberant video for the Riposte track "P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Download "Galangs," A Mash-Up Of M.I.A.'s Original And The Vijay Iyer Trio's Cover

    ​Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer's trio disc Historicity was the consensus 2009 pick for album of the year (says the Voice's own poll, anyway); if not the highlight, his spry cover of M.I.A.'s "Galang" is certainly the first thing to jump out at you. Now, the inimitable Wayne and Wax has taken the li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Lunch Line, the Movie, Chronicles the History of the School Lunch in America

    Tales of the cafeteria.​In light of the news, earlier this week, of a proposal to cut the school lunch program by one meal a day, saving the city up to $23.7 million a year, let's take a look at Lunch Line, a new documentary. The movie began as an examination of the Organic School Project, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Paulie Gee Better Not Catch You Rooting Around In His Garbarge for the Secret to His Awesome Tomatoes (Especially Now That He May Be Running Out of Them)

    "Amuse" Bouche: Paulie Gee's Secret Tomatoes from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. In her review last week of Paulie Gee's, Sarah DiGregorio had to admit that one of the man's strengths was his tomato sauce: "It's loose and fresh-tasting, invigoratingly tart and sweet, mellowed by that dark savor that characte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    How Fucked Up's Savvy SXSW Post About Artist Exploitation Applies to Other Venues (Like, Um, the Internet) Too

    ​Very smart post up today written by guitarist Mike Haliechuk at the Canadian band Fucked Up's blog, talking about the economics of Austin's South By Southwest music conference. The gist of it is an attempt to answer a simple question, one that a person could easily ask about CMJ or other, sim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    An Underground Lobster Pound in Greenpoint

    The Underground Lobster Pound: A Purist, An Apartment & The Perfect Lobster Roll - *food curated* from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. Liza Mosquito de Guia of food.curated will be on the panel at Afternoon Snack, a New York new food media event at Whole Foods Bowery this Friday. Her latest mini documentary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Pedaling NYC Seeks to Reinvent the (Wandering Gastronome) Wheel

    PEDALING: NYC "Sweet & Savory" from Jim Fryer/BrakeThrough Media on Vimeo. Thus far, the mania for documenting local food consumption has largely been limited to either desk-bound bloggers or videographers with comfortable shoes. But earlier this month, Pedaling NYC arrived on the scene to lend some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    This is Why You're Fat, The Infomercial

    This Is Why You're Fat - The Infomercial from Richard Blakeley on Vimeo. Need a last-minute Christmas gift? Order This is Why You're Fat, the blog-to-book deal sensation of the year. It's "perfect for re-gifting!" [via Gawker]

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Caught on Camera: A Sneak Peak Inside Fatty 'Cue

    ​Zak Pelaccio recently revealed that we can expect the long-awaited 'Fatty Cue to open in March 2010. But he couldn't divulge much more than that. Liza de Guia, whose mini food docs profile local cooks and food purveyors, managed to get her foot inside the Fatty 'Cue door and filmed what she s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    MILKMADE Delivers the Good Stuff (Small-Batch, Seasonal, Sustainable Ice Cream) to Your Door

    kimberlykv/flickr​ It may not be the best time of year to launch an ice cream company, but at least you don't have to leave the warmth of your apartment to try MILKMADE's newly launched homemade, small-batch ice cream, made from sustainable, local, and seasonal ingredients. The "maids," Diana ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    MILKMADE Delivers the Good Stuff (Small-Batch, Seasonal, Sustainable Ice Cream) to Your Door

    kimberlykv/flickr​ It may not be the best time of year to launch an ice cream company, but at least you don't have to leave the warmth of your apartment to try MILKMADE's newly launched homemade, small-batch ice cream, made from sustainable, local, and seasonal ingredients. The "maids," Diana ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009


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    November 30, 2009

    Fooditude: Food TV for Kids or Their Parents?

    Fooditude - Full Mission Video from Dan Pedersen on Vimeo. Now that we have koodies (ahem, kid foodies, or haven't you heard?), it seems only natural to have food TV for kids.

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    November 20, 2009

    Meet Brooklyn's Historic Gastronomist, Sarah Lohman

    The Historic Gastronomist: Giving Recipes an Afterlife from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. Ever wonder what people were eating at the turn of the century? Brooklynite Sarah Lohman does every day. Her blog Four Pounds Flour chronicles her "retro-innovative" exploration of what people ate back in the day, from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Clipse Are at Hiro For Free Next Tuesday

    ​Not the first time this year they've gone the secret elaborate MySpace free show route. RSVP here. Maybe Cam will show up this time. Video of Pusha T flashing a promo copy of Till the Casket Drops while simultaneously slipping in the fact that the record's been pushed back to December 8th, ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Cutlets on the BBQ Block Party

    The Feedbag goes to the Big Apple Barbeque Block Party from The-Feedbag on Vimeo. If you're not sick of the Big Apple BBQ Block Party post-mortems yet, check out The Feedbag's Josh Ozersky wandering the meaty aisles. Looks like he agrees with us that Big Bob Gibson's pork shoulder was the one to be ... More >>

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    April 7, 2009

    David Byrne Sings in Somebody's English Basement

    This surprisingly lovely three-part harmony improv conducted by David Byrne and two of his bandmembers apparently occurred in the cellar of Belsay Hall, a castle-turned-arts center on the outskirts of Newcastle. Writes Byrne: Quite a place! No wonder the idea of turning it into an arts centre occ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    On John Forté's Cover of "Running Up That Hill," Which Exists

    John Forte "Runnin Up That Hill" from The ICU on Vimeo. Here we have everyone's favorite Drug War casualty/Bush pardon equating his seven-year prison bid with... whatever struggle Kate Bush is agonizing about on 1985's "Running Up That Hill." Thesis: Are there men and women who deserve the second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Nine Inch Nails and Dillinger Escape Plan Tear Down "Wish"

    NIN: Wish live with Ben & Greg from The Dillinger Escape Plan - Adelaide, 2.28.09 [HD] from Nine Inch Nails on Vimeo. Can't quite locate a moment in my own biography where this combination would've moved me (I was, uh, way done with one before I made it to the other)--unless it's right now, maybe? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Live: Grizzly Bear and Final Fantasy Get Orchestral at BAM

    Grizzly Bear encore Deep Blue Sea at BAM from on Vimeo. Grizzly Bear and Final Fantasy with the Brooklyn Philharmonic BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Saturday, February 28 Indie rock met the orchestra on Saturday, and the only thing more powerful than the 37-piece Brooklyn Philharmonic was t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Interview: Director Marcin Ramocki on His New Williamsburg Documentary Brooklyn DIY

    Brooklyn director Marcin Ramocki isn't trying to ridicule Williamsburg in his new documentary, Brooklyn DIY (debuting at the Museum of Modern Art tomorrow), although it might come across as such. In the film Ramocki, who also directed the video game documentary 8 BIT, examines the creative renaiss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    New Asobi Seksu Video, O'Death Mixtape, and Tonight's Brooklyn Vs. Baltimore Show Was Moved

    Sound of the City roots for the home team and so does Impose Magazine's Jeremy Krinsley. Impose is having a birthday party show on Saturday at Cake Shop. It's free if you were born in January. O'Death mixtape. Unfortunately this doesn't include yodeling diss tracks aimed at Akron/Family. On that ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008
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    June 18, 2008

    Design Competition Seeks to Make Red Hook Bike-Friendly

    The Red Hook Bicycle Master Plan Design Competition from Brian Lehrer Live on Vimeo. It’s widely acknowledged that Red Hook is one of the worst neighborhoods for public transportation. But could it be the best neighborhood for biking? The Forum for Urban Design would like to think so. Inspired ... More >>

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    June 6, 2008
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    April 21, 2008

    Jason Beghe on Scientology: The Full Interview

    Scientology: Jason Beghe Interview Pt.1 from Mark Bunker on Vimeo. Last week, a three-minute video posted on YouTube showed veteran television actor Jason Beghe denouncing Scientology. He'd been a member of the organization for a dozen years, and told the Voice in an interview that he gave Scientol ... More >>

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