Katy B. - Economic Inexpert

19 Nov 2010

5 Reasons It’s Okay to be Excited About Harry Potter

If you did not already see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 at midnight, with all the middle schoolers and other cool people, then I will not spoil it for you, suffice to say that it was really, really good. But perhaps the reason you didn’t see it

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
14 Nov 2010

Stiff Drinks and FREE Shuffleboard at The Whiskey Brooklyn

The Whiskey Brooklyn, which just opened this past August, is modeled after its two brother bars, The Whiskey Tavern in Chinatown and Whiskey Town in the East Village. Not surprisingly, they offer a wide selection of Scotch, Bourbon, and whiskey divided by provenance, including (for relaxing times) Japan’s own Suntory

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
12 Nov 2010

Things I Refuse to Buy: Umbrellas

Fuck buying umbrellas. It’s a waste of money because first off, you are guaranteed to lose them immediately, and second, if you manage to keep an umbrella for any extended period of time, it falls apart. The umbrella industry does this on purpose because they know people are just going

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 3
07 Nov 2010

See Rainn Wilson Speak for FREE at the Strand

Rainn Wilson is currently on a book tour to promote ‘œSoulPancake,’ a compilation of philosophical essays taken from the website of the same name. Here he is, explaining why he started SoulPancake, in an interview with the Huffington Post: ‘œAs I got to be well-known as an actor, I felt

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
05 Nov 2010

Weird But Affordable Pets

Background to this post: there is a long-haired dachshund puppy living somewhere near my apartment that I cannot even be around, because she is too cute. A few weeks ago I saw her tethered outside Dumont Burger, waiting for her owner, and I stopped to give her a pet and

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 4
01 Nov 2010

Democracy: The FREE Way to Prevent Certain A-holes From Becoming Governor

Tomorrow is election day, so now would be a good time to figure out first, what the hell we are all voting on and second, where you will do this. The big race is for governor. This choice is pretty easy. Basically, if you vote for Carl Paladino, we are

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 0
29 Oct 2010

9 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Aren’t Lady Gaga

For some of us (me), Halloween is one of the best holidays ever invented, because it has candy, costumes, drunkenness, and absolutely no references to Jesus (unless you go as Jesus, which wouldn’t be weird at all). However, I hear that some people find the whole costume part a big

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 5
24 Oct 2010

Pumpkin Carving and FREE Beer Today at Luckydog

Why carve a pumpkin sober, like all those loser elementary school students, when you could come to Luckydog and carve one drunk? They are giving away FREE beer from 2-7 during their pumpkin carving contest. It’s BYOP, so make sure to purchase a pumpkin somewhere first before you attempt to

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