Kim Kardashian didn’t mean to do it. She just sort of made a music video. And kinda sang a song live at a club in Vegas for News Years. “I didn’t mean to, but I did this song.” Her words, not mine. Someone recorded it badly. Now we all have to watch it. I’m sorry. Continue reading Kim Kardashian Is A Reluctant Pop Star
The deficit is how much? We have a new governor and he doesn’t hire hookers! Yet! In a small, understated Inaugural today, New York’s new Governor Andrew Cuomo was sworn in at the Capitol Building in Albany. In attendance were his three daughters, his weird, skinny Food Network Stepford girlfriend Sandra “I can’t wait to be First Lady” Lee … Continue reading Governor Cuomo: less money, more problems.
Have you seen these two? If you haven’t, consider yourself very lucky. For most of the holiday season, I’ve had to grunt, grind my teeth and bear through these incredibly annoying Hyundai Holiday commercials, over and over and over again. Every commercial break, there they are, on a loop, singing their syrupy, high-pitched versions of holiday … Continue reading Two things I won’t miss about 2010: Pomplamoose.
First of all, I’m not happy I’m home sick on New Years Eve, feeling sorry for myself instead of drinking champagne with my friends and making out with strangers. I really look forward to drunk kissing all year. Second of all, watching tv on New Years Eve is uncomfortable at best. And now that we’re on … Continue reading Dick Clark’s Rockin Eve?
For Christmas this year, I accompanied my friend Heidi to her parent’s home in Sherwood Forest, Maryland. Yes, that’s right. The name of the community is Sherwood Forest, as in Maid Marian and Robin Hood (those are street names, too). We were in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by woods and nature, with no cable news … Continue reading Snowmageddon 2010!
So instead of posting every few hours or even every day like most people, I’ve apparently decided to post something every six months. Maybe to make my pearls of wisdom even that more rarefied? I don’t know. I’m not sure what the game plan was there, but I’m sure it had something to do with the government. … Continue reading Pace yourself.
This month, the new multi-purpose David Rubenstein Atrium opened to the public. The Atrium, designed for people seeking information about Lincoln Center programs and venues, is also a community meeting space and a discount tickets portal. The space offers tours, free Wi-Fi access, tasty morsels, restrooms (fancy!) and free entertainment during Target Free Thursdays. This week, The Atrium is hosting the opening night … Continue reading Discount tickets, brought to you by Lincoln Center
2009 proved to be a very tumultuous year for many people, including myself. While writing about frivolity and asking silly questions is my all-time favorite pastime, I just didn’t have much free time as I would have liked to devote to this blog, between looking for “serious” work or a full-time gig. Along with everyone else, I’ve felt the pinch … Continue reading It’s been too long.
If you didn’t catch it last year off-Broadway, you now have the chance to see the musical about political activist and musician Fela Kuti at the O’neill Theatre. It’s mesmerizing, entertaining and starts soon. Who doesn’t want to see revolution set to music anyway? Previews begin October 19. Continue reading Fela!
The 29th CMJ Music Marathon is descending on NYC. This year, CMJ brings music, pop-culture, film, speeches and events to our fine city. But such fine fare is going to cost you. A lot. A regular pass is going for $500 and a student access pass will set your not-so-deep pockets back $300. Ouch. Still want … Continue reading 2009 CMJ Music Marathon
Dear Christie, Please stop getting married. Join a book club, go to Africa or start a clothing line. But for God’s sake, stop getting married. Your friend, Sarojini Continue reading An Open Letter to Christie Brinkley
Love to watch the leaves fall? Enjoy outdoor music and good company? Are you broke? Then The Bryant Park Fall Festival is definitely for you. The Bryant Park Fall Festival is a 10-day outdoor music festival that is completely free to the public. It started September 28 and runs till October 9, 2009. Even if … Continue reading Bryant Park Fall Festival
Amateurs may know him as Cary Grant. He’s charming, good looking and well, perfect. He was also one of the most charismatic leading men Hollywood as ever seen. Unfortunately, some people have never even seen him on the big screen. What a shame. I remember the first time I saw Cary Grant in a movie. I was just … Continue reading My favorite leading man: Archibald Leach
Jane Goodall, the world renowned primatologist and humanitarian, will be joining the 92nd Street Y in a conversation on September 2, 2009. Now 75, she’s worked towards improving conditions for animals, as well as educating humans about primates and their behaviors, since the early 1960’s. She’ll be discussing her new book and her illustrious career. Also, later … Continue reading Jane Goodall at the 92nd Street Y
Everyone looks forward to the summertime; kids are out of school, the smell of freshly cut grass is in the air, barbeque’s are plentiful and the beaches are packed with many a sun-worshipper. What’s not to love about summer? In fact, I bet you can name at least five songs dedicated to the season. If Will … Continue reading Tempertures rise, bodies fall.
There is always something to do in NYC in the summertime. How does that song lyric go? Summertime and the living is easy? Yeah, that’s it. And it holds true this week with a bunch of free outdoor movie screenings all over the city. Good entertainment without spending a dime. Tonight: How Green Was My … Continue reading Summertime Flicks for Free
I passed a wine store today in Bushwick. Yes, a real, bona fide wine store, without a tacky sign that sadly announces, “Liquor Store.” Oh, no no no. It’s an actual Wine Merchant. On Bogart Street. The New Bushwick, home to the up-and-coming Arts Crowd, is a mix of lower-income minority families and hipster overflow from … Continue reading Bushwick is getting fancy
It’s official. ‘The Pool Parties’ schedule is up and ready for us to soak up the summer. Now, if only the rain would participate, and stop participating. Err, precipitating. Because McCarren Pool is off limits, the new venue will be the East River State Park. Sports are still welcome and the concerts will still be … Continue reading Pool Parties back in Williamsburg