99 Problems but a cookie ain’t one
About 11 years ago 172 Stanton Street started to crumble. City officials hustled the tenants out and demolished the building without letting them get their possessions or pets. Some old-timers went homeless or mad. On the site now, there’s a luxury condo.
New York’s fund for giving TV shows tax breaks is drying up — and TV producers are shooting elsewhere. “None of us has booked a single pilot this year,” says the president of Silvercup Studios.
Bill Gates released a jar of mosquitos at the TED conference to show how easily malaria can be spread. Then he told the crowd that the mosquitos weren’t carrying malaria, alas.