New Yorkical Category Archive

!! OMG, get into it: ‘Model Boy’ web series !!

Model Boy by Jacob Brown

Fashion! New York City! Male models! Divas! Threesomes! All in a gorgeously shot new web series by director Jacob Mendel Brown starring Taylor Rosen, Stanley Simons, Victoria Beltran and Jae Ponder with cameos by NYC notables like nightlife legend Sophia Lamar, fashion editor Mickey Boardman and others.

Each six-minute episode is like a yummy piece of sour-sweet candy. You’re going to end up eating the whole bag.

Model Boy is a gritty drama exploring the lives of the wide-eyed young men lured into New York’s notoriously fickle high fashion modeling world. Sexually objectified, paid in little more than social prestige—which of these ‘male ingenues’ will parlay a moment of fleeting fame to achieve their dreams, and which will the industry chew up and spit out.

Model Boy by Jacob Brown

WATCH: Model Boy Episodes 1-4 and the new Episode 5 (just released today) after the jump!

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!! OMG, Matt Damon just bought the most expensive condo in the history of Brooklyn !!

“Regular Joe” Matt Damon recently purchased a $17 million penthouse condo which is now officially the most expensive unit in Brooklyn. The condo was made by combining three other units into one massive penthouse over 6,000 square feet and features carrara marble throughout and hardwood floors made of rare Australian white oak. Check out some images of the his new pad after the jump!

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!! OMG, queerly reimagined: Romeo and Juliet love story !!

Starcrossed by Rachel Garnet
What if Romeo and Juliet supporting characters Mercutio and Tybalt were lovers? In Starcrossed, a new play by Rachel Garnet that debuted at this year’s FringeNYC, that is exactly the premise. Garnet took inspiration from the original Shakespeare text, but created new living, breathing and conflicted characters in her two protagonists.

Read a review of the play over at Popdust.

!! OMG, a webcomic: The Twink Rage Revue #03 | Does It Make You Feel Something? !!

We’re back with the third installment of The Twink Rage Revue, a monthly comic strip by Eric Kostiuk Williams (@kostiukwilliams). The series, exclusive to our site, explores music, art, politics, and queer culture through sensuous line work, colors to melt ya fair eyeballs, and a caring (if occasionally snarky) spirit.

See the third installment of The Twink Rage Revue “Does It Make You Feel Something?” after the jump (and check out the first two installments if you missed ’em)!

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!! OMG, WATCH: Cynthia Nixon says New York should be able to hit the bong whenever they damn well please! !!

CLIFFSNOTES: Time to stop throwing people of color in jail while letting white people walk free for something that is essentially harmless and could be making the government bucketloads of money. PREACH! We love her. Check out what Cynthia Nixon has to say above!

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