Arts and Culture

Coney Island #1
19 Jan 2017

The Real Freaks of Coney Island

People move to New York for a lot of reasons. Work, curiosity, boredom, a burning desire to be the best damn subway mime in the fucking country… all sorts of things call out to people. For me, one of the things that drew me here was that I generally feel

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Art by Ron Fleishman
16 Jan 2017

The Definitive Guide To Doing Psychedelics In NYC

By: Rebecca Rush  Psychs and the City “The best place in NYC to go on psychedelics is South Beach, says Kat Toledo, former New Yorker, current comedian and South Beach resident. “Upstate is also nice.” While it may seem counterintuitive, taking psychedelics in New York City is a wonderful opportunity to

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morbid museum
03 Jan 2017

Brooklyn’s Morbid Anatomy Museum Dies A Grisly Death

I know 2016 just died, but I still feel like bitching about shit dying. So hey, why not kick that horse corpse one last time! We are facing a huge bummer here in Brooklyn; forced to mourn an establishment that was both a cultural and historical tribute to death. No

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bridget everet
28 Dec 2016

Comedian You Need To Know: Bridget Everett

In every “I quit!” fantasy, there’s the part where you unleash a string of expletives at your boss, at your co-workers, and even at the intern who can never get your coffee order right (Laura). But what if you could be as profane and as in-the-face of everyone as you

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cam girl cover #1
12 Dec 2016

Death Of The Cam Girl Next Door

Web Camming To the bourgeois, the phrase conjures images of Skyping with grandma. Not competitively masturbating with a married man in what is obviously a coat closet. That is the reality that I found myself engulfed in for the better part of four years. Why? Because I’d  been fired from a strip

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bell foundry
09 Dec 2016

Housing Law That Protects Artists is Needed Now in the Bay Area

The tragedy in Oakland has caused tremendous pain, loss, and fear.  In its wake, the artistic communities both in the Bay Area and abroad morn the brutal loss of life and also fear for the future.  Artist collectives in the Bay Area and across the United States have come under threat

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Barbie BDSM
06 Dec 2016

The Best Underground BDSM Parties in NYC

So you want to go to BDSM parties in NYC? Understandable. They’re pretty rad. Here’s a run down of some of the city’s finest and what you can expect when you show your kinky ass up. Pangea Pangea is BYOB and doesn’t do that thing where cost is affixed to

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