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OMG it FINALLY feels like springtime here in N.Y.C.! Yesssss! That means I’ve officially retired my parka for the season, have resumed stealing my boyfriend’s hoodie as outerwear, and am now salivating over salads instead of the soups and stews that got me through the colder months. Truth be told, I wasn’t always a salad person. I was one of those vegetarians who basically lived on different iterations of starch and cheese. And then when I went vegan, I moved heaven and earth in search of...
In a recent interview with HollywoodLife.com, Gloria Steinem said she approves of Lena Dunham. The interview took place at the DVF Awards, a ceremony that honors women who have "leadership, strength, and courage in their respective fields." Steinem said she believes the world is very different from when she first started fighting for women’s rights. She also said she is pleased the younger generation is “stepping up like never before.” “There are many more young feminists now than there are older ones," Steinem continued. "And even though the...
Tonight's the big night! It's BUST's first-ever all-female comedy night, and it's gonna be a doozy. So many laughs, so much fun, and so many cool ladies all under one roof. Did your dreams just come true? (Spoiler: they did.) Tuesday April 9th at 8:00PM Public Assembly 70 N. 6th St ., Brooklyn, NY $5 DOLLARS IN ADVANCE. And $7 at the door. Tonight's Line-Up:   Erin Lennox  Carolyn Busa  Kate Wolff  Leah Bonnema  Calise Hawkins   Bonnie McFarlane Hosted By: John Nunn Tonight will be, in the words of a 6th grader signing someone's yearbook, 2 good 2b 4got10.    ...
Muchacho (out now on Dead Oceans) is the kind of album you can lose yourself in. Whether you’re on a crowded train or alone in your bedroom, this album will make you feel like you’re a Zen master, at one with the world. That is the effect of talented musician Matthew Houck, who performs under the moniker Phosphorescent. This is the singer-songwriter’s sixth album (seventh if you count 2004’s EP The Weight of Flight) which will be followed up by a North American and European tour. Highlights include opener...
Fractured fairy tales have dominated this year’s box office, but most of the stories are pretty far removed from the real world. Enter The Brass Teapot, a topical spin on this formula that follows neither witch hunters nor giant slayers, but a couple of broke kids. Married protagonists Alice (Juno Temple) and John (Michael Angarano) find a shady solution to their debt in a teapot that responds to pain by filling itself with cash. It’s not long before the two use sadomasochism,...
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