Posted on August 13, 2011 by Carol Deminski
I know this is a commercial for Target, but it’s a fantastic piece of choreography and dance. And with New York City as the setting…it makes it, well… very NYC.
This “happening” in New York’s Grand Central Station is phenomenal. A few hundred people just stopped what they were doing for 5 minutes and became a living art installation. I love it.
Just for fun I threw in this drum circle, b-boy dance-a-thon in Times Square for good measure!
And finally, if you’re going into the NYC subway, don’t forget to forget your pants!
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Posted on July 10, 2011 by Carol Deminski
Reasons Why Fran Lebowitz Has Writer’s Block
$10-a-pack cigarettes can’t be smoked in restaurants, taxis, bookstores, or the 92nd Street Y.
The only tea parties held in Manhattan require cucumber sandwiches.
The words celebutante, reality TV, and molecular gastronomy do not appear in dictionaries from the 1970′s. Neither does laptop.
She’s setting the VCR to record Rachel Maddow.
One does not go to a disco to do cocaine; one goes to a club to do X.
Kids don’t know about Erica Jong, Gloria Steinem, Stonewall or mood rings.
Times Square is not riddled with drugs, prostitutes, or graffiti, it’s got something worse: tourists.
Everyone thinks she’s that woman who took photos for Vanity Fair.
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