A suburban Munich woman was recently found to have been sleeping in the same bed as her elderly mother's mummified body.
If somebody went and made kvetching an organized sport, New Yorkers would no doubt be among the game's most preternaturally gifted bellyachers. But what, exactly, would they complain about?
For the Nuit Blanche: Bring to Light on October 1, artist Marcos Zota projected a giant eyeball onto the bottom of the Milton Street water tower in Brooklyn. Conceived as a commentary of gentrification in the neighborhood, the piece also makes for a serviceable stand-in for a Martian invader.
Last week, Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! fame) was minding his own business when an entire UFO fleet began to descend upon the neighborhood of Greenpoint. The reality of this invasion shocked and dismayed the Adult Swim actor — he really should have called in Dr. Steve Brule to investigate.
The Brooklyn Griffin is a recycled monster perched near the corner of Meserole and Waterbury Streets in Brooklyn, NY. The British design collective Giant Robots built the beast last month, but not before getting arrested in the name of art.
In Darwin Carmichael is Going to Hell, hipsters rub elbows with minor deities, angels spend their downtime getting stoned, and followers of Richard Dawkins are seen as irrational loonies. It's also a world where bad karma has very real consequences.
We love both H.P. Lovecraft and fun art openings. So when Dylan Thuras of Atlas Obscura told us he was curating a Cthulhu-centric art show in Brooklyn, we bellowed a hearty "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn!"
The Way Station, a newly opened bar in Brooklyn's Prospect Heights, is billing itself as the world's first steampunk bar and live music venue. But what exactly makes the bar steampunky?
We had a chance to see the amazingly eye-blistering @ Murakami exhibit in Los Angeles a couple of months ago before they packed everything up and headed to Brooklyn. The same exhibit is now on display at the Brooklyn Museum until July 13th, and is definitely worth checking out. We nabbed a few moments with Takashi…