When news broke the Village Voice would cease its print publication New Yorkers went into mourning. The alt-weekly had become a part of so many’s New York identities, including Sally Hedberg who put pen to paper for old times sake. Continue reading SAYING GOODBYE TO AN ICON; ‘THE VILLAGE VOICE’
Wikipedia, the world’s fountain of knowledge, had to tell Anna Bradley-Smith her ex-boyfriend’s birthdate. And it told her something else, too. Continue reading THE NEW VERSION: WHEN WIKIPEDIA TELLS YOU YOUR EX HAS MET SOMEONE NEW
Anna-Bradley Smith is about to be in the same room as a man she’s turned into a God, and his name is Lil Wayne. Continue reading WHAT’S A GOON TO A GOBLIN?
Jessy Edwards used to hate her legs. Now they’re one of her favorite features. Continue reading LEG LOVE: HOW A PAIR OF DETESTED BODY PARTS BECAME FAVORITES
The animals may be not be alive and well, but the art form definitely is. Anna Bradley-Smith delves into the weird and growing world of taxidermy. Coco holds out a dead duckling on a tray. Its small, fluffy body stands upright, ready to waddle away; its eyes are open and unblinking. Coco’s eyes are also open, unblinking, fixed on something to his right. Standing with … Continue reading THE UNDYING ART OF TAXIDERMY
We know when one door shuts, another opens; but two Bed-Stuy businesses have gone one up by sharing an entrance and letting the old and new come together. People are sitting under a leafy peach tree, some have wine, some coffee. Hanging shells swing in the breeze as the sun slices across the garden; J Dilla’s voice floats softly outside. You’d be forgiven for ordering … Continue reading A UNION FIT FOR A GODDESS