Hordes of people moved through the lobby of the 92nd Street Y last night asking, “Anybody got an extra ticket?” They were there for a screening of the eighth season premiere of Curb Your Enthusiasm that included a panel discussion with the cast. The Observer contemplated the $100.00 someone was offering then thought it wasn’t Read More
Mayor Bloomberg wore a striped tie this morning–equal parts red and blue–and with ship cranes glistening over the Brooklyn Navy Yard behind him, offered a stinging critique of Republican and Democratic leaders, urging both parties to come together behind a package of pro-business policies.
“We need our federal and state governments to chart a middle Read More
Yesterday, the 92nd Street Y sent an email informing attendees of a Monday discussion between New York Times magazine interviewer Deborah Solomon and Steve Martin that the talk had not lived up to the organization’s standards of quality and that ticket holders would receive a refund for the evening.
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“When were you introduced to, as a hustler,” Charlie Rose asked Jay-Z last night at the Brooklyn Museum, “crack cocaine?”
Jay-Z rose from the back of his low leather chair onstage, hands cycling: “Growing up at the time we’re talking about, you have to remember we’re talking about, Reaganomics, crack cocaine was everywhere. You smelled Read More