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  • Adult Entertainment Expo (NSFW)
    The stars of the adult world donned enough to legally be seen in public (for the most part) and their fans flocked to snap cell-phone shots for a celebration of convention center proportions. Live from Las Vegas, photos from our very own Nate "Igor" Smith.
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  • Armer, Darkcloud, Goreb at Factory Fresh
    "A Hounding Obsession," a group show at this Bushwick gallery, opened on Friday, November 13.
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  • Chaos at the Candy Rain Mag Benefit
    Mayhem ensued at 171 Lombardy at a benefit that included a performance by Gut for Garters, an assault (so to speak) on the stage by the partygoers, and free entry for those who showed their junk at the door.
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  • Mr. Lower East Side 2009
    The 12th annual Mr. LES pageant took place on Thursday, November 12 at Bowery Poetry Club. Reverend Jen organized, Bored To Death's Jonathan Ames and Jason Schwartzman showed, and Mangina "performed." Alas, the Man with the plastic vag didn't win.
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  • Neil Hamburger at the Knitting Factory
    On Wednesday, November 11, 2009, anti-humor greasy-combover comedian Neil Hamburger headlined in Williamsburg. JP Incorporated opened, Todd Barry and Gavin McInnes showed, as did a roomful of dudes and their uneasily offended lady friends. And yes, there were Michael Jackson jokes.
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  • Where Dogs Go When They Die (And Cats, Too)
    To the crematorium, mainly. Our November 11 cover story investigates the various ways pet owners choose to honor their furry friends, and the thriving coterie of pet funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematoriums waiting to help them.
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  • Devil's Night (NSFW)
    The second annual Devil's Night at Webster Hall brought the ghouls, and Burning Angel stripteases.
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  • Naked Ladies Reading Banned Books (NSFW)
    Pinchbottom Burlesque debuted Naked Girls Reading Banned Books at Madame X on Friday, October 16. It was hosted by Nasty Canasta, with Gal Friday, GiGi La Femme, Jo Boobs, Legs Malone, Sapphire Jones and Naked Girls Reading creator, Michelle L'Amour. This wasn't false advertising—there weren't...
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  • Fools Gold vs. Trouble & Bass Halloween Party
    Costumed hipsters flocked to Europa on Saturday night. Not all that different from any other Saturday night, really.
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  • Halloween Parade 2009
    Deluge not withstanding, the West Village Halloween Parade was enlivened by Max and his Wild Things, Alice and her Wonderland crew, Bob Ross and his happy trees, and every variety of skanky.
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  • Best of NYC 2009
    We searched high and low for what surprises, amuses, and enamors us, knocks our senses senseless, satisfies our hunger, seduces us, and makes us work up a good, healthy sweat here in the greatest town in the world even in the grip of the greatest financial disaster most of us have ever known....
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  • October 2009 in Photos (NSFW)
    CMJ, naked ladies reading banned books, lamb dishes, nude zombies, and plenty of girls who like girls. Your month in photos!
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