When I was a kid I was terrible at making change. Playing Monopoly was dope right up until I had to collect rent on a baller block of condos, at […]
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Brooklynites Still Bugged Over “Racist” Broadway Triangle Project // Are Hasids Just Keeping It in the Family?
From Failed Messaih: “More than 40 community activist groups say hasidic developers are reserving apartments [in the “Brooklyn Triangle”] for fellow hasidim and excluding non-Jews, especially Latinos and Blacks…. The apartments […]
The Pope is coming! The pope is Coming! That’s right, ladies. Hold onto your panties. The pope everyone loves to love is coming to Gotham City this September. According to […]
Scouting New York, the wonderful site that brought us the Russian Space Church, as well as that mysterious gold bar hidden in a cemetery sewer drain, has done it again. […]
What’s strange about this story is how much it resembles a previous story I wrote about three years back…. Today’s story as Gothamist tells it: “A 22-year-old Hell’s Kitchen resident […]
Chillum chasing urban sadhus just hit the big time. Last week Animal NY reported that MarijuanaDoctors.com recently had their first major commercial aired on CNN, Comedy Central, The History Channel, and […]
Way back in 2004 a black metal band known as Gorgoroth played a show in Krakow, Poland. As Wikipedia tells it: “[T]he band displayed sheep heads on stakes, a bloodbath […]
Brazilian Butt Lifts Huge in the NYC /// Beard Transplants for Hipsters an Actual Thing /// Who Says You Are Not the Body?
Spiritual people (especially of the Vaishnavaite variety) love to wax mystical about how “we are not the body.” It’s a fairly simple concept which basically states that “you” exist apart […]
Came across a really interesting six-minute documentary on the very rebellious Failed Messiah website, which focuses on day laborers in Williamsburg, Brooklyn who are often hired by people within the […]
“I don’t like to be normal. If that makes sense….” Yes, human Barbie. It does. “The 38-year-old Californian has hypno sessions once a week to make her more easily confused […]
Thanks to one of NNY’s readers for passing along this link to a Religious News Service article discussing the ethics behind a few spiritually and politically motivated “dumpster divers,” otherwise […]
Teen Vogue Gives BK’s Witch-Positive Moon Church a Shout Out /// Homeless Mystics Still Get Avoided on Trains
Unlike the rest of you creepy pervs, I read Teen Vogue for the articles. Which is how I caught this posi-review of the burgeoning pagan/witch/occult/shamanic/anarchistic/dada-esque meta-movement happening in Brooklyn these […]
Gender Theorist, Judith Butler, Dissed By NYC Jews for Dissing Israel /// A Jewish-American Gal’s Perspective on What’s Happening
By The Nice Jewish Girl A Jewish-American peace activist once told me that her experience coming out as a Lesbian was far easier than coming out as a supporter of […]
OM Plays Music Hall of W’burg Tonight!!! /// Planets Align for Hundreds of Beards /// Decades of Shitty Yoga Music Take Full Prostration
This was my text exchange on Wednesday morning…. OM is the kind of band I would travel hours to go see, and tonight I get to see them in Williamsburg, […]
“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, […]