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We love – always love – coffee

Photos: Coffee Common x NYC at A Startup Store: Coffee Common brings together world-class baristas and roasters with shared values, to create unique experiences that introduce people to the nuanced joys of exceptional coffee. We believe that great coffee is, at its best, a collaboration of an empowered coffee farmer, an artisan coffee roaster, a dedicated barista, and an enlightened consumer. (via LaughingSquid)

And we love LaughingSquid, but wonder why when they are nominally based in San Francisco, so many of their cool posts, and all their cool coffee posts, seem NYcentric…

Filed under: Coffee, NYC

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck began rolling the streets of New York City in June 2009. Described by The Village Voice as “a cross between Mister Softee and Mario Batali” their menu combines traditional soft-serve ice cream with imaginative toppings such as wasabi pea dust, Nilla Wafers, Dulce de Leche, olive oil and sea salt, and other rotating offerings. These are dispensed the way ice cream should be — with humor and good cheer. read more

Filed under: Food, NYC

Event (NYC): An Ethics Occurs at the Edge / of What We Know

An Ethics Occurs at the Edge / of  What We Know

May 29, 2010
1:00pm-3:00pmA

Author of Practical Water, among other poetry books, Brenda Hillman discusses poetry and activism, writing about the elements and ecopoetics, and the writing process in relation to political commitment and spiritual ideas.

Poets House
10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282

212-431-7920

via bookforum.com / outposts.

Filed under: Events, NYC, Poetry, ,

Artist Promotes ‘Subway Etiquette’ With Guerrilla Campaign

“Riding the subway in NYC is cheap, efficient, and often, highly irritating. It’s like a concentration of the most inconsiderate and rude people know to man, but hopefully one graphic designing prankster can help.”

via Artist Promotes ‘Subway Etiquette’ With Guerrilla Campaign — ANIMAL.

Artist Jay Shells has produced ‘Subway Etiquette’ poster campaign – a series of posters based on people’s pet peeves about behaviour on the subway, and has been posting them, guerrilla style, through the system.

(ta, Laughing Squid, for the hook up)

Filed under: Art, NYC, Urbanismo,

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Upcoming Bay Area Films of Interest

  • Lawrence of Arabia October 1, 2016 – October 3, 2016 The Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
  • Inglorious Basterds at Balboa Theater October 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
  • American Werewolf in London / Shaun of the Dead at Castro Theater October 5, 2016 London / Shaun of the Dead at Castro Theater
  • Point Blank (1967) at Roxie October 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
  • Amadeus at BAMPFA October 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
  • Stalag 17 at Balboa Theater October 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
  • Rashomon at SFMOMA October 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm SFMOMA - Phyllis Wattis Theater, 151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
  • Eyes Wide Shut at BAMPFA October 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
  • Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant at SFMOMA October 7, 2016 at 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm SFMOMA - Phyllis Wattis Theater, 151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
  • Coraline at Balboa Theater October 8, 2016 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
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zerode

is an over-caffeinated and under-employed grad school dropout, aspiring leftwing intellectual and cultural studies academic, cinéaste, and former poet. Raised in San Francisco on classic film, radical politics, burritos and soul music, then set loose upon the world. He spends his time in coffee shops with his laptop and headphones, caffeinating and trying to construct a post-whatever life.

 

What's in a name... The handle "zerode" is a contraction of Zéro de Conduite, the title of Jean Vigo's 1933 movie masterpiece about schoolboy rebellion.

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