Last week March 9th, marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Notorious B.I.G. In his few short years of superstardom, Biggie left a crater-sized impact on the music industry and a cloudy legacy behind him.
By: Ben McCool “The Beatles are the most overrated band of all time. They’re also the best.” My childhood music tutor was quite the connoisseur of head-scratching proclamations, and the effort quoted above stands amongst his most intriguing. (Alas, it still falls short of, “McCool, you walk like a penguin.”) Oddball
Founded by Dick D. Zigun (pictured below), the Mermaid Parade has been a Coney Island institution since 1983. A self-proclaimed celebration of “ancient mythology” and the “honky-tonk rituals of the seaside,” it embodies everything we love about Brooklyn’s historic entertainment district: iridescent chaos, schmaltzy charm and of course, shameless nudity. This year’s
Bobby Hankinson is the host of Kweendom, a monthly show featuring New York’s most hilarious LGBTQ comedians and storytellers. Their next show is this Friday, June 10th at Union Hall (702 Union St) in Park Slope. We caught up with him to talk about this awesome showcase. Before Bobby started performing, he was a writer,
Are you a music lover trying to figure out the absolutely cheapest way to see weird and wonderful – and not so weird, yet still wonderful – parts of Europe this summer? The answer might be music festivals. Now, don’t go all funny on me because you’ve read about people
Guest post by Clay Smith When a choir drops an album, you might expect some dull, classical numbers that’d please your grandma. What you’ll get instead from Conspiracy of Venus, a rollicking, bad-ass vocal ensemble of 30 women from San Francisco, is a collection of unique and artful arrangements of songs
Let’s talk about Beyoncé. People love her; people hate her. There seems to be no in between. She’s either a queen or a demon. She’s too black for some or not black enough for others. I’ve heard people call her a singing stripper, a devil worshiper , a poor role