The 300 Worst Clichés in Modern Speech: Unlearn Them Now!

The 300 Worst Clichés in Modern Speech: Unlearn Them Now!

BY MICHAEL MUSTO There’s nothing more tired than a cliché, and if “tired” happens to be a cliche itself, then my bad—another cliché! But those are nowhere near as irritating as “amazing,” “awesome,” “icon,” “legend,” “artist,” “edgy,” “Not a problem,” and “It is what it is.” Cliches are easy to lean on because they readily […]

Writing the Apocalypse: Love Me Red Lipstick

Writing the Apocalypse: Love Me Red Lipstick

Writing the Apocalypse is a weekly series featuring the poems, essays, and recollections of Puma Perl, with subject matter influenced by her experiences as a NYC resident during the COVID-19 pandemic and what, at present, appears to be the post-pandemic period. Love Me Red Lipstick| TEXT & PHOTOS BY PUMA PERL Crusin’ and playin’ the radio With […]

Zimmer on Dance, Pride Edition: Performance Mix Festival, Queer Butoh

Zimmer on Dance, Pride Edition: Performance Mix Festival, Queer Butoh

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | Performance Mix Festival, June 10-13 | This venerable fete celebrates its 35th anniversary with four days of in-person outdoor performances, live stream, installations, and screenings, featuring work by queer artists from across North America. On opening night at 8:30pm, Anh Vo presents a live performance of non-binary pussy, a “revolutionary concert, fusing […]

This Week in Chelsea: June 7-13, 2021

This Week in Chelsea: June 7-13, 2021

  Saturdays and Sundays in June: Show Up, Kids! performed in English and Spanish | Following a critically acclaimed, two-year run in theaters around the world, and the 12-month online live run during lockdown, Peter Michael Marino’s interactive Show Up, Kids! is back. But its creator is not. Chelsea resident Marino has cast Denisse Estefany […]

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