Category: New York City

A few weeks ago, I first learned of an analog camera movement and community called Lomography. What is Lomography, you ask? Well, according to Wikipedia: Lomography is an analog camera movement and community, and is also a commercial trademark of Lomographische AG. It was founded in 1991 by Viennese students Matthias Fiegl and Wolfgang Stranzinger [...]

Jay-Z’s swank sports bar The 40/40 Club played host to Duracell Powermat’s PowerHouse event, co-sponsored by video social network SocialCam and Mario Armstrong Media. The event attracted some of social media’s most influential tastemakers and highlighted the Duracell Powermat, an inventive system designed to keep mobile users powered up while on the go. While the [...]

  On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, readers, fans, and miscellaneous miscreants almost caused at riot at the Union Square Barnes and Noble appearance of author Junot Díaz. The Pulitzer Prize winning author was in attendance to read from his newly released short story collection This is How You Lose Her. According to Colorlines, an estimated [...]

Last night, I attended the Blank Canvas Project party at the Hotel on Rivington, sponsored by Modelo Especial, COMPLEX Mag, and Puma. It was nominally a Fashion’s Night Out party, but really it was just an excuse for beautiful people to come together, drink free beer, and have a great time. The impetus behind Blank [...]

As you should know by now, last night was Fashion’s Night Out 2012, and as part of that, I attended the exclusive launch of the Atelier Swarovski Autumn/Winter 2012 collection at luxury department store Henri Bendel in New York City. I was invited by Christopher Northrup, publicist extraordinaire and founder of CNPR Public Relations, and [...]

Last night, some friends and I went out, got drunk, then trekked over to Momofuku Noodle Bar in East Village for some late night eats. The menu had a lot to choose from, but since we still wanted to keep the good times a’coming, we first asked for a carafe of sake. Not sure what [...]

Short film The Bluest Note will make its world premiere at the Urbanworld film festival this month. The film stars my buddy Len Xiang and was directed by Marques Green. The film, which was funded in full by a successful Kickstarter campaign, tells the story of Tony Mann (Xiang), a famous singer in the twilight [...]

As you all know, I like to eat. This explains why I’ve gone from crackhead skinny to slovenly fatass the past ten or so years. However, I am not ashamed of my proclivity for delicious food. Therefore, I will be sharing with all of you photos of my amazing meals, like the above photo of [...]

As a writer, there are two things that I unquestionably love: alcohol and writing. Thankfully, Brooklyn coffeehouse Bedford Hill has decided to combine the two for their new reading series Words With Beers. According to Brokelyn, Words With Beers “raises its glass to writers established, up-and-coming, but simply good, if only slightly hammered. Under the [...]

Right now, I’m sitting at the Jury Duty Fun Time House (as it’s called on Foursquare) awaiting the chance to perform my civic duty as a juror. Believe me, I’m not happy about this. Alas, it is a necessary inconvenience if I want to vote and enjoy the freedoms this great country affords us, no? [...]