Category Archives: About Last Night

About … last night. Or the night before. Or the night before that. We’re not lazy, we are deliberate. That’s it, deliberate.

Been Down So Long, It Looks Like DMV

I’m sure there’s some sensible reason that the Brooklyn DMV is in the Atlantic Center shopping mall, but I can’t imagine what it is. Take the escalator up to the second floor, squeeze past the guy selling watches for $10 … Continue reading

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Pearls Before Swoon

A one-two film punch like Lost in Translation into Girl with a Pearl Earring is the kind of combo careers are made of (let’s just never mind The Perfect Score and figure two out of three ain’t bad). And Scarlett … Continue reading

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Willier Than Thou

Word of mouth did its word-of business last night, and under skies that spattered and threatened snow (damn groundhogs), The Living Room filled up full for an outing by The Little Willies. The Willies are an occasional downtown carouse that … Continue reading

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That Was the Show that Was

Yesterday, in the early after-work-before-catalepsy slot at Fez, we celebrated the release of our new Home Office Records Ethan Lipton CD, A New Low. It was a wonderful night, with plenty of $7.00 tumbler drinks sloshing over the transom (they … Continue reading

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Stale Pint Bug

The venue has only one tap and is packed just about every night, you figure the beer’s going to be fresh; and even though it’s only Bass, a product of Megabrew Manufacturing Industries, it could be drinkable. Wrong! It is … Continue reading

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Death By Chocolate

Sometimes, the edge is just that place, when you take a step, you fall off. The supposedly edgy SuicideGirls burlesque troupe does not have a steady footing. The evening started in splendid fashion with Stupid, one of the most consistently … Continue reading

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Hi! My Name Is: Pepper

Starbucks on 17th Street, just west of Union Square. A couple barges out, gasping in the capering cold. The Sucky Date He, trying hard: No really, tell me again. She, up to here with it all: Fine, OK. I’ve never … Continue reading

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(Auld Lang) Syne of the Times

From the progression of light and dark bits out my window, it’s fair to assume time has passed since New Year’s Day. So it’s probably high time I get dressed. Nah, I’ve been dressed in 2004. We were out depleting … Continue reading

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Time Was…

… There used to be a Bottom Line. No more. We have heard that the legendary Bottom Line closed its doors for the last time after the New Year’s show. The world needs another NYU dorm, right?

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A Movie Runs Through It

I’m back from a quick trip up to Boston for the Temptress Christmas party. This was the Day Job version (there’s a tech company lurking easily behind the rock and roll), so we drank and ate and drank and then … Continue reading

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