Monday, July 23, 2012

*Everyday Chatter

The great comic-book store Forbidden Planet is on the move. [FP]

The Beast That Ate Astor Place is rising. [EVG]

Annie Hall locations--yesterday and today. [SNY]

Dennis Leroy Kangalee reads from "My Dying City" August 5 at Sidewalk. [NJ]

On the new Bowery, a poetry club closes in the shadow of BEER PONG, FLIP CUP, CORNHOLE:

Infamous cryptid Montauk Monster washes up from the East River! [Gothamist]

Sugar & Plumm Purveyors of Yumm gets sticker-bombed with appropriately mean messages. [Eater]

Chip Kidd imagines what kinds of ads are coming to your Metrocard. [NYT]

Shopping the St. Mark's cash mob. [MCZ]

At the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor's Island. [vimeo]

More from the annals of Irving Klaw and Bettie Page. [VS]


Little Earthquake said...

Who put the "appropriately mean" vandalism up, Bloomberg?

Jeremiah Moss said...

i'm putting my money on the Anti-Yumm people.

Caleo said...

What in God's name is CORNHOLE ??? And why would you do it in a bar ???
Actually, I don't want to know.

esquared™ said...

Are you threatening the great Cornholios?Do not make their bungholes angry. They need TP for their bungholes.

JAZ said...

Beer Pong + Flip Cup + Cornhole = Woo

Jeremiah Moss said...

from the "COLLEGE BEER GAMES" website:

"Cornhole is a game in which players take turns pitching small bags filled with corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end."

Woo, indeed.

Anonymous said...

Cornhole: a simple pastime with Midwestern origins.!5/fashion/just-tossing-around-the-old-bag-of-corn.htm?pagewanted=all

gemuetlichkeit, eh? yah, yah.

Jeremiah Moss said...

i wish people would leave the midwest in the midwest, where it belongs.

used to be around here cornhole was a verb that meant old-fashioned butt-fucking.

Brendan said...

The double entendre here is no doubt intentional. Frat boy humor.