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Hey, Mansome

February 3, 2013

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Hey, Mansome by AnneLise Sorensen “Super Size Me” director Morgan Spurlock turns his attention from McDonald’s to mustaches in the new documentary “Mansome,” which explores men’s grooming, from manicures to manscaping. What does it mean to be a man? That’s the central question – esoteric but earnest – in the film. The second question of […]

The “Hipster Apocalypse” is Here

October 9, 2012

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The “Hipster Apocalypse” is Here by AnneLise Sorensen “Hipsters Illegally Killed Upstate Deer While Making Hipster Apocalypse Movie.” Those were the kind of headlines that preceded the premiere of the film “First Winter,” which opened this year. But, as they say, there’s no such thing as bad publicity – and the deer-hunting only whetted the […]

Cat Woman

September 8, 2012

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Cat Woman by AnneLise Sorensen Much like her name, which means “cat” in Romany, Kali Mutsa has several lives. By day, she’s Celine Reymond, a successful Chilean soap opera actress. By night, she performs as her alter ego, Kali Mutsa, who, as her bio explains, “was born sometime in August 1920, in the Valley of […]

Nick Flynn: Another Bulsh*t Night in Suck City

September 8, 2012

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Nick Flynn: Another Bulsh*t Night in Suck City by AnneLise Sorensen Writers find inspiration in many places – sunsets, an emotional breakup, a bottle of whiskey. Or, in the case of writer and poet Nick Flynn, in “Harold and Maude.” The series “Under the Influence: Writers on Film” invites top literary figures to the screening […]

Tennis: The Seafaring Singers

June 23, 2012

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Tennis: The Seafaring Singers by AnneLise Sorensen It’s said that the best way to get to know a person is by living with them. But to really get to know them? Sail the length of the Atlantic Seaboard together, in a small boat, for eight months. That’s what husband-and-wife duo and Tennis band members Alaina […]

Japadog Waddles Into NYC

June 23, 2012

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Japadog Waddles Into NYC by AnneLise Sorensen Japadog, the popular Canadian hot dog chain, waddled into Astor Place this year. Here, the hot dog receives a Japanese makeover, with pungent toppings like seaweed, bonito flakes, fried cabbage, and miso sauce. Equally popular are the “shaked fries,” which are coated with everything from wasabi and curry […]

Frej: Nordic in Brooklyn

April 21, 2012

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Frej: Nordic in Brooklyn by AnneLise Sorensen Most pop-ups have a strong whiff of a marketing ploy. Frej just has a strong whiff of dill and elderflower. This sprightly new Scandinavian pop-up has been quietly turning out nightly dinners, Monday to Wednesday, at Kinfolk Studios in Brooklyn. The cuisine, like a perfectly crafted piece of […]