Category: Profiles of Interesting New Yorkers

Interviews and profiles of New Yorkers who make the city an interesting and exciting place to live and visit. We find chefs, entertainers, writers, dancers, artists, musicians and let all of them share their incredible work and stories.

Fort Hamilton Comic Con: Brooklyn Puts It’s Own Comic Con On The Map

By Nick Christophers It was perfect weather and a perfect time to celebrate another fun and exciting comic book convention. Organizer Lisa Bennett with her enthusiastic team put together an intimate comic show that is due to grow year after year. In its second year the convention has […]

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Another Year at the Javits Center for the New York Comic Con

It was another wild and crazy Sunday at the NY Comic Con with thousands of visitors packing the Javits.

Just taking a walk from Penn Station on 34th Street to 11th avenue it would have been impossible not to bump into Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America or Thor. Attendees paraded down the street in their favorite costumes with style. Passerby’s would get whiplash just trying to decipher whether Halloween came to early.

Dreamstates at Harlem Stage

Dreamstates is currently on a limited release tour across the United States and was shown at Harlem Stage on Friday.  The film, written and directed by Anisia Uzeyman and starring both the director and Saul Williams engages the audience with it’s imagery of the United States, limited dialogue but puissant interactions between the two main characters and a deeply thoughtful soundtrack.

Perspective Reality

By Marsha Clarke The reality of progress is that it will often times fail and in some cases die completely.  The history of Virtual Reality always showed more hope than promise and has been resurrected so many times that a game of thrones character should be named after […]

Interview with Joey Mangano

I scheduled to meet up with Joey Mangano in New York City. He arranges to meet me at STK in the meatpacking district and tells me reservations are under John Carlo at 8:30, it’s a Friday night.  I ask him who is John; he tells me he’s a close friend who owes him a night out and that he’s picking up the bill all night.