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The Top 5 Things That I Should Avoid Doing On My Next Date

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Some asshole once told me to write about what scares me. In turn, I wrote an epic essay on my own shadow and nobody read it. That’s the last time I’ll take advice… Continue reading

24 Lessons That I Have Learned In The Past Year

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1) Some nights, sleep will come. Other nights, it won’t. Accept it. This feels especially true right now, as the previous sentence was written on a sleepless night. There are times when there… Continue reading

I’ll Throw A Boot At You…Err, I Mean A T-Rex

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Recently I went to a show at a hole-in-the-wall venue called Death by Audio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. All the groups that I managed to catch perform were pretty sweet, and it felt like… Continue reading

Slappy Slim’s “The Anti-Rapper” & Marble Mummy’s “The Fast Bounce Tape”: Double Down Album Reviews!

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Slappy Slim – “The Anti-Rapper” Micah Van Voorst is everywhere. Literally. As Micah, he schools neighbor kids on the basketball court, teaching them lessons in both balling and life. As DJ M-Select, he… Continue reading

Y.P. Louis – “The Great Lakes Gorilla” & Marble Mummy – “The Slow Roll Tape”: Double Down Album Reviews!

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I swear if these guys keep it up, this could be a weekly thing. Ever since I moved from New York, I’ve barely been able to listen to anything that isn’t Michigan-Produced Hip-Hop.… Continue reading

Phantom Songs: Tom Cochrane- “Life Is A Highway”

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Phantom Songs is an ongoing series of musical pieces that you can’t quite put your finger on. You have most definitely heard the song before, but are most likely not able to pinpoint… Continue reading

Ad Nauseous: The Worst Subway Ads of Feb. 2012

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New York has to be one of the most ad-happy cities in the world. We’ll put an ad on everything except the homeless [but don’t be surprised if Disney dips their fingers in… Continue reading

Phantom Songs: Rupert Holmes – “Escape [The Piña Colada Song]”

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Phantom Songs is an ongoing series of musical pieces that you can’t quite put your finger on. You have most definitely heard the song before, but are most likely not able to pinpoint… Continue reading

Phantom Songs: Technotronic – “Pump Up The Jam”

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Phantom Songs is an ongoing series of musical pieces that you can’t quite put your finger on. You have most definitely heard the song before, but are most likely not able to pinpoint… Continue reading

Keep Your Hands Off My Cans!

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I woke up this morning to a monsoon. It wasn’t your typical pussified New York rain that we all know and hate, but a real visceral one. My immediate thought was that I… Continue reading