Arts and Culture

05 Jul 2016

Life’s a Drag for Tammy Spenks & Dusty Ray Bottoms

By: Joe DeLong   There’s not a lot of mystery at a drag queen show. We know we’re gonna get bawdy jokes and lip synching. We know the crowd will get roasted and they’ll love it. We know the queen with the foot-high hair and the stilettos to die for

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01 Jul 2016

6 Beatles Songs You Should Know

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

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01 Jul 2016

7 Things I’d Like to Thank Canada For

July 1st marks Canada Day when our pals to the north celebrate the birthday of their wonderful country. Now I could go on and on about how much I love the elite hockey players they’ve produced, their delicious maple syrup, and the joys of Labatts but that’s been done. I won’t

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29 Jun 2016

The Mental Struggle of the Artistic Mind

It’s 5 o’ clock in the morning and I lie wide awake. I glance at the blank screen next to me as I try to rock myself to sleep, concentrating as hard as I can in order to silence the racing thoughts. I have a million ideas per second that

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28 Jun 2016

Upper Manhattan’s Legendary Stadium

If you were to travel to West 157th street between St. Nicholas and Edgecombe, you’d see a big project, along with a parking space that has this really long set of staircases. It would take you down from Coogan’s Bluff after you’ve probably visited a friend who lived in the

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23 Jun 2016

Who has the Best Sushi, East Coast or West Coast?

Get ready to rip me a new asshole. Why? Because no matter what I write, this is one of the most controversial subjects on food in America. The thing about sushi, for me, isn’t so much about which is better. It’s about where to get the most delicious types of

23 Jun 2016

Fin-tastic Photos from the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island

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

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