Friday, December 31, 2010

Angry Sign of the Day

I do NOT believe that anything was "Lost in Translation"

The Cults - Go Outside


8. The Cults - Go Outside

The Cults, a band you can barely even find on the internet, is a boy-girl duo from NYC. Their first album is slated for release in December 2012.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Florence & The Machine - Dog Days Are Over (2010 Version)


9. Florence & The Machine - Dog Days Are Over

This song is the fiery red-headed Florence Welsch's best, though her best known probably remains "Kiss With a Fist." Dog Days was featured on an episode of Glee this year.

The New Pornographers - "Crash Years"


10. The New Pornographers - The Crash Years

Carl "AC" Newman and Neko Case, both prolific Canadian solo-artists, team-up to make one of the year's most beautiful indie-pop songs.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

City Sound-Bites

Recently Overheard in the City

One-Liner Edition

Tough construction worker, unloading van: Yo, I was up till like 2am watching Scooby Doo, Where Are You?

-Humboldt and & Withers

Crazy Man, singing in deep tenor voice: Meow. Meowwwww! Meowwwww! Meowwwwwwwwwwwww!

-Cooper Square

Girl on cell: How many guys did I sleep with. Thirty, forty?

-Pearl Street, Brooklyn

Ghetto dude on phone: Do you know what I could do with that money? I could get a new pair of pants....or maybe my hair done.

-Broadway & 86th

Girl to another: I had this teacher in high school who wore the tightest pants. Camel toe all the time.

-Union Square

Hipster, on being mugged: So I'm in the ambulance, but except for feeling bad about it I took a picture of myself and put it on twitter.

-Whole Foods, Union Square

Guy: You could fry an egg on her stomach.

-Union Square Green Market

Girl: You should pay by the calorie. That'd make people less fat.

-Chipotle, Broadway

Angry hobo to college chick with big boobs zipping up her jacket: Don't put them titties away!

-5th & 21st