For a while now, I’ve been seeing some intriguing signs around town. Some of them have been on the subway. Some of them have been on street corners. Some of them have been held by people desperately trying to get my attention as I hurry on by (I have a pathological fear of strange people talking to me on the street). But they all say the same thing: The world is ending! And it’s ending on Saturday, May 21 2011! YOU GUYS! THE WORLD IS ENDING TODAY!
Um, hang on. Has it happened yet? Did I miss it? Anyone else know what’s going on? Anyone? More
You may have done everything right, lived by the Lord’s word, and still not get your dues when the Rapture comes tomorrow, because there will always be actors, pop stars, and politicians who get to publicly show their religious fervor while your dedication goes unnoticed. More
Well played, Carter Bays. The How I Met Your Mother co-creator sent out this tweet a few hours ago. Considering that we’re either going to be yanked out of our clothes or left to fight off the Antichrist in less than 24 hours, at least we can go in peace now that the Mother mystery is solved.
Really, though, let’s make it to September so we can at least see the fallout of the Barney cliffhanger in Monday’s season finale. More
Oh, you haven’t heard? The Rapture is totally happening on Saturday, according to a dude who bought a lot of ad space on the New York subway. Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean the world is ending. It means that all true believers get beamed up to heaven Star Trek-style, but everybody else will have to live in an earthly hell until the world actually ends for real in October. So, for those of you planning to get raptured this weekend, here’s a breakdown of the pop culture moments you’re going to miss out on. More
Fader Magazine has some good free shows this week for CMJ at “The Fader Fort” which is at 169 Bowery by Delancey. Here’s the schedule: Wednesday October 22nd 3:00 – 3:25 Hollywood Holt 3:45 – 4:10 The Naked And Famous … More
Following in MTV’s footsteps, The New York Times had a piece yesterday about the Brooklyn music scene. Check it out in full here, but here are some highlights: A nice little recap of why music out of Brooklyn is cool: … More
So I’ve been really digging new Brooklyn band Hercules and Love Affair‘s awesome single “Blind,” which features vocals by Antony Hegarty. Their Italo disco-inspired debut album comes out March 10 on DFA (also home to LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, … More
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My latest dance-rock obsession, Santogold, is playing a FREE (!) show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg with White Williams, who seem to be opening every show in New York lately…Santogold is heavily influenced by reggae and uses lots of … More