TONITE: BRVTAL LITERARY READING AT BAR...
hey this is tonight at bar matchless (557 greenpoint avenue in brooklyn / g train to nassau ave)! please come! i’ve pasted the most up-to-date lineup below. summerofmegadeth: SUMMER OF MEGADETH charter members AARON and MAURA will be among the CASTLE DONINGTON-worthy roster of HESHERS, ROCKERS, JOURNALISTS, CRITICS, BLOGGERS, and OVER-ACHIEVERS reading some SAVAGE LITERATURE at the one...
speaking of strong ladies. →
this new marnie stern track will MELT YOUR FACE.
"One of these concoctions, 'Quarter Water,' mixes... →
THESE ARE NOT COCKTAILS. THEY ARE HIGH SCHOOL. ffs.
"Once you train yourself to spot errors, you can’t... →
Yes. Yes. (Although a) the incident described in the last sentence has never happened to me and b) the typo within made me wonder what “Major Lazer hair removal” would be like.)
"A 26-year-old Manhattan woman told The New York... →
Good to know that the Times uses anonymous sources when the matter at hand is important.
"One of the things that happens, when you are on... →
my favorite bit of a very smart post on the internet’s ability to warp peoples’ perspectives by sady. (via sadydoyle)
"But Mr. Christie’s plans for the Meadowlands go... →
Don’t you see, darling Bloom, glorious Bloom? It’s so simple. STEP ONE: We find the worst play ever written, a surefire flop. STEP TWO: I raise a million bucks. Lots of little old ladies out there. STEP THREE: You go back to work on the books, two of them - one for the government, one for us. You can do it, Bloom; you’re a wizard! STEP FOUR: We open on Broadway. And before you...
Will "The Ultimate Chart" Change The Way We... →
More on that newfangled BigChampagne chart, this time for the Village Voice.
"'Julie & Julia' was the first blog made into a... →
From the casting call for an upcoming reality series about mommybloggers. I thought they were chosen as the blogger bloc to focus on because they would make product placement much easier for the producers, but as it turns out, the producers are mommybloggers themselves! One has a blog with a somewhat Stuart Smalley-ish mission statement — which I can totally understand given the “omg...
Can Kanye Call This A Comeback? →
This week’s Pop Off segment.
"The woman of my dreams likes Family Guy, but... →
Well, so much for that dream.
For decades, the standard metric for determining the success of an artist’s...– Hypebot Exclusive: BigChampagne Launches Ultimate Chart, Measures Indie & DIY Artists Too (via bigchampagne) Hey BigChampagne, nice launch. But if you’re going to reblog your fawning press, can you at least fact-check it? The “Billboard Top 100” does not exist. When you talk...
don't believe the (internet) hype
Yum Brands (YUM, Fortune 500) did not break out sales figures for specific products in its second-quarter earnings — the first quarter in which the sandwich was sold. But Mitchell Speiser, analyst for Buckingham Research, said the Double Down contributed to only 5% of KFC’s sales. In order for a new product to be a blockbuster it has to be “north of 10%,” he said. ...