What’s your next six seconds looking like? If you like prizes, you may want to consider breaking out your iPhone, downloading the Vine app and going Steven Spielberg on all your friends. This Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Bat Haus, the Vine Film Festival is giving out prizes for the best Vine flicks in all genres. Shoot your movie, tag it with the hashtag #tinylittlevideos and get ready to make your acceptance speech. Awards and booze supplied by The Bronx Brewery, Kave Cafe, Northeast Kingdom and Miles Bar. Projections will be looped on the walls throughout the night, and there will be a special screening from Smash TV. Is that not enough fun? We know it is, but there’s an after party at The Rookery that’s going to take it up a notch just as the festival is winding down, so why not go? We’re unsure about a red carpet, but we’d say dress to the nines.
The Lobster Shift is a monthly column by Kenneth R. Rosen that explores the city’s all-night eateries and their inhabitants. June 3 was National Donut Day. So really, that makes June, National Donut Month in my estimation. Which is to say, don’t tell me when to eat my cream puff. I’ve written about what I […]
The heart beats to animate the body; we call this human rhythm our pulse. It is no coincidence that I can’t stop thinking about heartbeats. How subtle a heartbeat is, how it quickens in love, and in fear. I think of how love and fear are related, especially growing up a queer person. When I […]
How many new iPhones have you bought because your old one was too expensive to repair? How much are you paying each month in phone insurance because you’re afraid of it happening again. If the answer is “too many,” or “too much,” things may be about to change, at least in New York State. A […]
Happy Pride, everybody! This year it feels especially emotional, doesn’t it? After what seemed like a sudden, triumphant tidal wave of progress in the LGBTQ rights arena, we’ve been recently reminded of the terrifying degree of violent intolerance and hate that the community still faces despite all the good that has happened. It’s a battle […]
“It’s really deep,” says Laura Moffat. “We’ve started talking about clothing with friends we’ve known a long time, and who we never talked about clothes with before, and it goes really deep. It’s, ‘When I was five, when I was eight,’ and then someone starts crying.” If you are a human and you put clothes […]