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Want A Calendar Of Sexy… Cab Drivers ?

You know those steamy calendars featuring tanned, chiseled firefighters? Well, a bunch of New York City cab drivers decided to get in on that action. The only difference is… well, they’re cab drivers (not really […]

12/12/2013

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Talking Heads’ David Byrne Fears For The Future Of New York City

David Byrne believes, “the cultural part of the city—the mind—has been usurped by the top 1 percent.” Byrne speaks of New York City, of course; a city he made home during the mid-1970s and still resides in today.

10/08/2013

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Hell

JACK Seattle would like to wish punk-poet-pioneer (PPP) Richard Hell a very happy 64th Birthday.

10/02/2013

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Watch: ‘CBGB’ Trailer Brings NYC Punk Rock Legends To Life

Punk rock fans have been anxiously awaiting the star-studded bio-pic based on the legendary club that served as the breeding ground for such legendary acts as the Ramones, Talking Heads, Blondie and Patti Smith.

08/08/2013

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Bird Poop Facial? No, Thank You

A spa in New York city offers to smear bird poop on your face for only about $200.

08/05/2013

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Students Disobey Flight Attendants, Get Kicked Off Plane

JACK’s tip of the day: Listen to your flight attendants and put away those damn cell phones… or else!  A group of students in New York City learned this lesson the hard way this week […]

06/05/2013

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Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch To Be Honored With Brooklyn Playground

Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he […]

05/03/2013

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Neil Young Goes PG-13, Foo Fighters Retire (?) At Global Festival In NYC

The Global Citizen Festival in New York City was an event with a stated goal to “Celebrate the progress made in fighting extreme poverty, secure financial commitments for tackling extreme poverty and disease, and mobilise thousands of ambassadors for change.” But festival headliner Neill Young made sure that this wasn’t your average televised money and awareness raising concert: when he and Crazy Horse played “F***in’ Up,” it took the event straight into PG-13 (or R) territory.

09/30/2012

Kristen Schaal (wearing a Jon Lutz t-shirt) in Joey Ramone's "New York City" video

Inside Joey Ramone’s Posthumous Video With Anthony Bourdain, Kristen Schaal and Reggie Watts

Selling albums when the artist is no longer among the living, of course has its challenges. But a new music video for “New York City,” which features celebrities including 30 Rock cast members Scott Adsit, Jon Lutz and Kristen Schaal, chef/TV personality Anthony Bourdain, rocker/motivational speaker Andrew WK and original Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, may bring some attention to the Joey Ramone’s posthumously released “Ya Know?”

09/28/2012

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Yada Yada Yada: Seinfeld Doing a Stand-up Stint in NYC

Jerry Seinfeld is coming full-circle…again. The comic announced he’s doing a round of stand-up shows in New York City — the place he says he learned to be funny. Seinfeld hasn’t given The Big Apple […]

07/26/2012

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