The Protagonist: Kickstart Your Literary Endeavor by Chancing on the Goodwill of Other Artsy Types

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Kickstarter is a pretty neat product of the crowd-funding-platform movement. It relies on people’s generosity, a collective undying love of one-of-a-kind craftiness and the simple prayer that an inclination toward Kickstarter fatigue will never prevail over the optimism of hopeful artists and niche art appreciators everywhere. Kickstarter is one of those truly unequivocally great things [&hellip
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The Best Beef Marrow I’ve Ever Had

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Beef Marrow The best beef marrow also happens to be far and away the best late-night meal ever By Elian Zach Just when I was about to formally change New York’s title from “The City That Never Sleeps” to “Sleepytown,” I found hope in the form of a delicious cardiac arrest. At 2:30 a.m. on a Thursday night, [&hellip
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The Drama Queen: The Expansive World of Taylor Mac

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Taylor 2 Our downtown scene watcher talks to legendary performer Taylor Mac about how, exactly, he navigates the many worlds he inhabits onstage By Kiara Downey Taylor Mac makes transformation look easy.  This veteran performer is a singer, an actor, a producer, and a writer who spent the month of February redefining a classical Brecht character at [&hellip
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The Protagonist: Life Lessons Gleaned From Learning to Read [Poetry]

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Don’t over think it if you don’t have to. Recently I’ve been thinking of something I’ve often heard people say when describing the process of engaging with particularly complex or esoteric poetry. “Let it wash over you.” What does this mean exactly? It means not trying to understand every word or phrase or how it [&hellip
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The Continuing Development of David Cross

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Photo by Peter Ash Lee Actor David Cross talks about the state of comedy, reprising the role of Tobias in ‘Arrested Development’ and his abiding love for NYC David Cross is a comedian known just as much for his off-color stand-up humor as he is for giving life to a television character who can never ever be nude and wears [&hellip
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Q&A: Coheed and Cambria

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Coheed and Cambria. Photo by Lindsey Byrnes A chat with the rockers as they prepare for their upcoming show at Radio City this weekend By Sophia Rosenbaum Coheed and Cambria’s song “Welcome Home” takes on new meaning this Saturday when the band performs for the first time at Radio City Music Hall. “New York has always been the hometown show,” said lead [&hellip
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