Monday, August 8, 2011

*Everyday Chatter

James Wolcott slams the BMW Guggenheim lab: "An interdisciplinary lab is what you get when there's no more Mercer Arts Center, Max's Kansas City, CBGB's, or Mudd Club--a buzzword mausoleum." [VF]

Scoopy asked BMW Guggenheim Labber about CBGB. He responded, “It’s still there, isn’t it?” [V'er]

More on the BMW Guggenheim Lab and the homeless guy. [EVG]

If These Knishes Could Talk premieres 8/20 at the Art of Brooklyn Fest. [PSF]

From the "Let 'em eat cake" protest. [NMNL] & [MAD]

Pete Hamill on subway reading: “...there are people thumbing away. I want to think that they are reading something good but I can never get a position where there is no glare on the screen. Somehow I don’t think they are reading Madame Bovary.” [NYO]

Cool off in Central Park's Lasker pool. [NYL]

A trip to Hinsch's luncheonette--in Bay Ridge since 1949. [OMFS]

Trading tips on how to be broke in Tompkins Square Park. [CNY]

Digging deeper into the white-washing of Bed-Stuy. [BS'er]


Marty Wombacher said...

“Never go into a bar that needs a bouncer,”

Great Pete Hamill line!

VisuaLingual said...

In my opinion, the BMW Guggenheim lab comments would hold more weight if they weren't based solely on a visit to the WEB site, and not the site itself.