Regarding Class War
Saturday, September 8 2012
You'd think a perk of being on the grounds crew at an event like Smorgasburg – there's an abundance of local, organic, artisanal, generally good food – is being fed very well by the vendors. Why are these guys eating Hostess snack cakes?
My roommate argues that Hostess snack cakes are just really good.
On the topic of: Class War, Leisure Class, NYC, Williamsburg
Friday, March 16 2012
This afternoon, while I was leering at passers-by from the front window of Oslo coffee of Bedford, an artist behind me said to the barista "It's over." Now, he said, his Eurotrash friends will accept Williamsburg as a destination worth visiting and start frequenting the bars here. As he explained it, they'd previously only consider venturing in Chelsea and the Meatpacking District on the weekends. "First came the models on the corners, then came the bankers chasing the models. It's over when there are models on the corners," he said.
On the topic of: Class War, Food, Gentrification, Williamsburg
Tuesday, December 20 2011
I DEMAND DEMANDS
Hannah, who has, to my relief, finally moved out, left this behind (along with a heap of other debris). She said she'd spent a lot of time being part of the movement (not like she was doing much else). This sign, she said, was a call to action.