Editor’s note: This article was first written three months ago when Angela was in a very dark place. She currently does have a job, does not actually want a relative to “croak” as outlined below, and does not regret the four years spent at Westfield State College. She also still owes a shit load of money to Sallie Mae.
Remember when George McFly told us, “If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything?” Well, he was lying.
Hey, youth of America, a word of advice: if you want to succeed, don’t go to college. >>>
Join us for Exploria, a new series that essentially lets three local lushes take to the streets and find out what’s so special about this melting pot of western Queens we call home. This week we tackle Sanfords Restaurant – a 75-year-old establishment and one of the hottest brunch spots on Broadway.
Remember when people really liked Taylor Swift? When she first burst onto the music scene back in 2006, fans instantly related to her honest lyrics and down to earth personality. Girls wanted to be her best friend and guys wanted to bring her home to mom. She even beat out Beyonce for Best Female Video at the 2009 VMAs (much to the chagrin of Kanye West). And then she got, umm, kind of annoying.
How long can one person sit in their apartment, devoid of all social interaction, before going mad? How much daytime TV can a human consume before losing all faith in humanity, and in modern television programming? And just how much stress can one neurotic Jewess endure before going completely bat-shit insane?
April 15, 2011
When I was a kid all I cared about was buying music. Every week when I got paid from whatever dinky job I was working (solely to support this cd-purchasing habit), I would cash my check, head to the mall and salivate down the aisles of Best Buy until I picked out whatever obscure-ass shit […]
August 26, 2011
What makes a festival awesome? Yes, Sherwood forests, silent discos, karma car-washes and 5k races are fun- but for most, the heart and soul of a festy lies in the music. That’s why – despite a couple snafus – Bella Terra Festival, held last weekend in Stephentown, N.Y., got it right. The biggest draw of […]
May 24, 2011
As every good music fan knows, sometimes even the best album can take a few listens before it starts to grow on you. Often, the catchiest tracks are found and played on repeat, until the rest of the album is slowly integrated into the listening cycle, at which point- if the CD is good- the […]