The world’s oldest profession goes academic. Greenwood Press, a publisher of reference tomes, has added to its list a two-volume, 848 page ox-stunner, The Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work. At a hefty price tag of $225, this slick set will reside primarily on the musty shelves of academic libraries, unless the publisher decides to [...]
Archive for August, 2006
Well, though we failed to locate the world’s largest garden gnome (see below) at Hudson River Park on Sunday, in our travels we happened upon a Tom Otterness sculpture garden. It’s actually a small playground (Rockefeller Park) in Battery Park City, just overlooking what used to be Pier 25. Yippee Skippy!
The installation is called [...]
Artwork: Sue Coe
Looking for a cheap place to advertise your group, business, service, book or art? The upcoming issue of World War Three Illustrated, a respected activist zine for 25 years, has space available. The theme of the issue is “Unnatural Disasters”. For only $200 for a full page ad, $100 for half a page, [...]
Rebecca will be performing Wednesday August 30 at 7 PM at Stand Up NY Comedy Club, 236 West 78th St. (bet. Broadway and Amsterdam). Call 212-595-0850 for reservations ($10 cover, 2 drink minimum).
Check out the essays and poetry for more funny stuff!
on B.C.A.T., Brooklyn Community Access Television,Wednesdays at 2:30pm and 10:30pm, Channels 35 and 68, video streaming live at www.bcat.tv (ch. 2).
“His office (NYC Parks Commissioner, Adrian Benepe) is really a shrine to fake grass”-Bill Crane, Citizens for a Green Riverside Park
GREENVISION presents today and next week, “Leaves of Crass”, the story of FAKE GRASS carpeting [...]
You gotta love miniature golf– thereâ€™s no other pastime that combines sports with giant garden gnomes and double scotch-and-waters disguised in Styrofoam cold cups.
When Goofy Garden Minigolf was demolished last year, along with the rest of New York Cityâ€™s Pier 25, Chomsky, the worldâ€™s largest garden gnome (purportedly 18 feet tall), was sent to [...]
I’ll start with my motto: “You know you have your finger on something when you can feel it squirm”
This blog will roam through a variety of topics like art, activism, comedy and the environment. Eventually I’ll post comics and videos from the Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater. Till then, I’ll try to keep you entertained!