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This little piggy went to market. This little piggy stayed home. This little piggy wrote a politically charged parody a mere 14 delicate days after the 9/11 attacks and barely sidestepped legal action, but not witho ... More >>
What happens when F. Scott Fitzgerald meets Wes Anderson? Welcome to Kristopher Jansma's debut novel, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards, a literary fun house that follows an unreliable narrator on his quest to write the next Great American Novel. The opening lines warn "I've lost every book I've ev ... More >>
We are adidas' friends. You'll never be shoeless again. Right now in a record store (probably in Seattle or maybe in Austin), two people are flipping through used vinyl and talking about music. Inevitably, one of them will turn to the other, pick up a record and accuse that musician or band o ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanOn Friday we talked to Talk Stoop-er Cat Greenleaf about her stint as Queen Mermaid of this year's Coney Island Mermaid Parade. Driven by curiosity and a desire to see people in bizarre costumes, we ventured to the far reaches of Brooklyn Saturday to see what Coney Island wrou ... More >>
via All Movie PhotoWith the announcement of the upcoming Brooklyn movie theatre, we thought it best to try and help a burgeoning local business out. The six-screen cineplex will hopefully become an essential part of the neighborhood. So in honor of the scheduled completion of the new multiple ... More >>
We will, in the closing days of this wretched decade, list the Top Ten reasons why it sucked. Reason #10 is here. This is #9.
Name your favorite artists of the past decade.
Tough one, huh?
The Voice plays the best-of-decade game in the current issue, and we salute the fine crit ... More >>
Bored to Death, a new HBO half-hour comedy series about an alcoholic writer (Jason Schwartzman) pretending to be a private investigator, a la Philip Marlowe, and which also features Zach Galifianakis as his comic book-writing best buddy, has a trailer up at HBO. The show was created by Jonathan Ames ... More >>
Scarlett Johansson, the musician, was last seen being loathed for Anywhere I Lay My Head, her Dave Sitek-assisted suite of Tom Waits covers, a project that was probably doomed (critically, anyway) by her incredible beauty and success way before it even got started. But that record was better than it ... More >>