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If you’ve ever checked out the [ETC] category of Craigslist’s jobs section, you’ve seen them, interspersed between dog-walking gigs and ONLINE SURVEYS IN ALL CAPS: the ubiquitous call for egg donors. They’re looking for Jewish women, Asian women, East Indian and Italian women, women with blue eyes and high SAT scores. Most ads promise compensation in the $4,000 – $10,000 range, and in the summer of 2011, I was a postgrad who had just moved to New York City with only a thousand-dollar tax refund and...
From April 11 to August 24, the Brooklyn Museum will be featuring graffiti portraitist Swoon's installation Submerged Motherlands, a poignant work that focuses on climate change, and the disastrous effects of Hurricane Sandy and the Doggerland--a landmass that once connected Great Britain to Europe’s mainland before it was submerged by a tsunami. Swoon transformed the Brooklyn Museum’s Rotunda Gallery into a magnificent landscape with makeshift boats, rafts, and paper foliage to adorn an enormous tree, which is the focal point of the exhibit. Swoon is known for...
  As if taking normal iPhone pictures of strangers was not invasive enough, the “Peek- I” takes voyeurism to a whole new level. No one is fooled into believing that “Spy Cam Peek-I” is for taking pictures “discretely at a 90 degree angle” for the sake of being the next James Bond…which is the current sell featured on the gadget’s Indigogo campaign.  (via: Indiegogo) Peek- I--which has not only graced the top charts of the crowd funder Indiegogo, but has exceeded its target goal by over $10,000--remains on...
I began taking comedy classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) a few weeks ago, and let me tell you, they let just about anyone willing to fork over money into those classes, so don’t hold your comedic expectations too high, okay?! I have, however, had the luck of meeting some really talented people, who I plan on name- dropping into conversations in the future while saying, “I knew them when…” (via: Facebook) One of these super talented souls is Sam Klemmer of Garlic Jackson Comedy (go stalk...
Get ready for it; we’re about to see a bunch of white males scrambling for the Late Show spot now that David Letterman has announced his retirement. The current top contenders include Jon Stewart, Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson, and Conan O’Brien. *yawn* Men have traditionally hosted late night television because of the outdated gendered blocking of Television viewing times. Daytime television has no shortage of female hosts because daytime TV's assumed audience is housewives, while primetime and late night shows are reserved for the men assumed...
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