This edition of Vol. 1′s “Greatest 3-Minute Stories” is a little more devilish than usual. Its main focus? Metal! Think Metallica, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, devil horns, long hair, 666, you get the idea. This Tuesday in the back room of Public Assembly join the Vol. 1 crew as they host a collection of readers telling stories inspired by the satanic sounds that come from their stereo. Readers include Mike Edison (The Mike and Judy Show), Maura Johnston (Village Voice), Molly Templeton (Word, The How-To Issue) and many more. The night also doubles as the release event for Hair Lit, an anthology inspired by metal! This will be one raucous night and it’s free. RSVP on Facebook.
Let’s take a moment to take stock of just how much time we’ve all spent taking Buzzfeed quizzes this winter. Yikes. Now that we all know which NYC neighborhood we’re supposed to live in and what kind of dog we should own, how about we slow it down a bit? It’s time for our monthly […]
One of the widely known secrets in New York City is the free admission days to its top museums, when lines of people wrap around a block (for hours and in all weather) for entrée. With admission running up to $25, it definitely can be worth the wait. But, if you have children, there is […]
Pee Wee Herman’s bike, the one that sparked a cross-country quest in the 1985 classic, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure is up for sale on eBay right now. It’s at just over $25,000 with a little more than eight hours left to go on the bidding. Comes with an autographed photo of Paul Reubens and documentation that […]
There are 25,000 objects in the Brooklyn Museum decorative arts collection, and each one has a story. We’ll highlight one particularly interesting piece each month, starting with one of the the collection’s most controversial acquisitions. By design, decorative art objects are intended to be one of two things: pretty or purposeful. “It’s unusual that they have […]
The Runaways didn’t have of a long career, but they were certainly ahead of their time. An explosive outfit both on and offstage, they were one of the first all-female hard rock bands to clear a path for future women rockstars. Though the Runaways had broken up by the early ’80s, former members like Joan […]