Reviews

13 Oct 2017

How To Stop Drinking….Temporarily

By Rachel Fogletto There are hundreds of articles out there for folks who are trying to stop drinking forever. But many of us fall into another category. What do you do when you’re a functional drinker who has all of a sudden had to stop consuming booze due to abrupt

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27 Sep 2017

Finding the Perfect Dad Restaurant

My dad, by all accounts, is a great dad. He knows how to work on cars, loves war documentaries, and has perfectly corny dad jokes (I recently told him I saw a Bald Eagle in the wild and he told me, without missing a beat, to ask if its head

Jesse McGrath 0
20 Sep 2017

NYC’s SMUT Show Gets TV treatment

By Jonas Barnes Coming up on October 6th & 7th, the man writing this article and the editor of this very website are taping The SMUT Show for a TV pilot. But wait, you haven’t heard of The SMUT Show? Well, first off, how dare you. Second off, you’re in

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06 Sep 2017

The Best Cheap-Ass Wines & Where to Find ’em

By Rachel Fogletto Don’t you hate it when you’re making a wine run and you’re faced with the dreaded pop-quiz question from your well-meaning wine sales clerk, “Are you looking for anything in particular?”  First of all, no one in the liquor store scanning the price-tags is looking for anything

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15 Aug 2017

Angry About the MTA? Let’s Talk About SEPTA

By Hannah Harkness  This summer is being referred to as “The Summer of Hell” by MTA riders. Line closures, derailments, fires and late trains are making everything insane for public transit riders. But as I look at the images of giant throngs of stranded riders popping up on my Facebook

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11 Aug 2017

Learn What’s Ailing You at the Museum of Capitalism

San Francisco uber-capitalist Warren Hellman – a private equity titan who had been the youngest partner ever at Wall Street powerhouse Lehman Brothers – told me in 2007 that the central struggle of our times was this: “Capitalism won, and now we need to save the world from capitalism.”

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07 Aug 2017

The Futility of Rock Climbing, and also Life

People invest a lot of time, money and effort climbing walls to nothing. This sisyphean hobby is the perfect metaphor for most of life. It’s hard, feelings of accomplishment are fleeting, and we don’t have to do it. The first time I went rock climbing was at summer camp. My parents

Kaytlin Bailey 0