Tuesday, February 17, 2009

*Everyday Chatter

More News from the Yunnipocalypse:
-The fantasy of the editorial dream lifestyle is officially dead
-One economist declares NYC depression-bound: Low rents! Long grocery store lines!
-Cops getting scared of squeegee men
-Real Housewives of NYC worried everyone will hate them now

Luxury East Houston Hotel stoops to advertising on St. Marks Place karaoke screens. People singing Blondie songs have to look at this:

What do you wanna do tonight? I don't know, whatdya you wanna do? Well, tomorrow night, you can honor Ernest Borgnine at Tortilla Flats. [NYT]

"Are bed bugs the new black?" The Jane protesters send up fashionistas. [Racked]

In photos of Hell's Kitchen, Bernd Obermann captures the past in the present. [NYT]

Simon Houpt says a profound goodbye to Oscar Wilde Bookshop in this "season of abasement in the American empire," after a season of starving the soul. [G&M]

It has just been brought to my attention: Luc Sante has a blog. [ekotodi]

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