New York

23 Sep 2020

Fauci Smacks Down Rand Paul in COVID-19 Senate Hearing

Dr. Anthony Fauci had just about enough of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) during a Senate hearing Wednesday morning. Paul has repeatedly targeted Fauci, accusing him of being authoritarian in his suggestions aimed at protecting the public from COVID-19. Paul, who contracted the virus in March and infamously went swimming in

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14 Sep 2020

Believe New York Wants to Systematically Change NYC

BY JACKSON CURTIN Nicole Bulanchuk, Founder and Executive Director of Operations at Believe New York, is your average Brooklynite. She’s a native New Yorker, a Columbia Grad student, and she wants to help this city. Having volunteered and been employed by a number of nonprofits in NYC, she saw that

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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

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03 Mar 2020

MEET IYABO: THE SINGER WHO RAPS WHEN SHE FEELS LIKE IT

Need new music for your morning commute?  Meet Iyabo, an up-and-coming singer whose sultry sound blends soul, rap, and alternative RnB.  This former church choir singer lives and works in New York, and she recently dropped her first music video for “OLUMO ROCK.”  Iyabo’s music explores her experience as a

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05 Feb 2020

The Masses vs. Michael Bloomberg’s Monorail

By Ian Firstenberg  In a rare moment of political honesty, Michael Bloomberg’s book reveals how deeply full of shit he really is.  Michael Bloomberg’s thinks we are big dumb suckers. For him, we are whiney hogs who must be kept at bay and firmly scolded into submission; not listened to

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21 Jan 2020

4 Years Into Comedy, Amber Rollo has Already Confronted Weinstein & Written an Album

by Jonas Barnes Recently, I sat down with my friend and fellow comedian Amber Rollo to talk about her upcoming album recording, her week of headline performances at The Creek and The Cave, and what it’s like to be known for telling Harvey Weinstein to go fuck himself straight to

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09 Jan 2020

NEW YORK’S TOP ART EVENTS IN JANUARY

Did you promise that you would become a more creative and culturally-aware person in 2020?  Check out these events happening around New York (and one event in New Jersey!) to learn more about famous artists, cool artmaking techniques, and for opportunities to advance your own career!  Don’t let the cold

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06 Jan 2020

Pick + Pay Comics in Real Time at NYC’s “Capitalism” Show

by Jonas Barnes This Wednesday, January 8th, there’s a new show hitting NYC. In the Big Apple, there’s no shortage of live entertainment choices on any given night, so you’ve got to be asking me… what’s so special about THIS show? What makes me want to write an article about

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22 Nov 2019

Finding Mental Health Care Drives New Yorkers Insane

by Hannah Harkness A year after moving to NYC, I tweeted out “I have an NYC therapist and a Philly therapist because only a Philly therapist understands what 30 years of living in Philadelphia does to your mind.” Like a lot of jokes on my Twitter feed, this was less

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