Friday, October 9, 2009

EV Grieve Etc.: Mourning Edition

At the New York Art Book Fair (Jeremiah's Vanishing NY)

"On average, the economists don't expect unemployment to fall below 6% until 2013; unemployment hit 9.8% in September." (The Wall Street Journal)

Birthday wishes for John Lennon (Flaming Pablum)

Noted from Page Six today:
Our story on "I Slept With Joey Ramone," the new memoir by Joey's brother Mickey Leigh and co-author Legs McNeil, mixed up two of the late band members. It was Johnny Ramone, not Joey, who said of Charles Manson, "He's like Hitler, only cooler." Leigh says, "I guarantee you that while admittedly not the most religious of the Jewish people on our block, Joey and I certainly reviled Adolf Hitler as much as any yarmulke-wearing neighbor. Nor were we delighted by the murderous mayhem of Charles Manson. We were basically peace-loving hippies."

The Bowery Mission turned 100 (BoweryBoogie)

Pete Wentz lookalike fails in Broadway bank heist (Runnin' Scared)

"Mischa Barton getting out of a taxi in front of the Black & White Bar on East 10th Street, yelling, 'I need a drink!'" . . . (Page Six)

World Series madness in Times Square circa 1920 (Ephemeral New York)

Bikini-clad bartenders wanted in Washington Heights (Eater)

"Then I got trapped in one of the Jewish Sukkah houses that have popped up all over downtown..They really can sense when you are a Jew..They all surrounded me yelling, 'You're jewish! Come in here! Now!'" (Slum Goddess)


Larry Slade said...
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Larry Slade said...

BTW: Did anyone else happen to hear someone driving/walking around the hood last night at midnight inviting us to come to a lounge/bar.
This was on Houston between 1st & 2nd.

I mean they had a bullhorn, loudspeaker.

Eden Bee said...

That was Kirsten Dunst I believe..

EV Grieve said...

Didn't hear that, Larry. Nice way to endear yourself to the neighborhood...

Bob Andelman said...

You might also enjoy this Mr. Media interview with Legs McNeil, co-author (with Joey’s brother, Mickey Leigh) of I Slept with Joey Ramone and Please Kill Me.