I wrote a new thing for Daily News about Rayya Elias' book HARLEY LOCO: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side:

Rayya Elias reminds us why we love New York in 'Harley Loco'

At The Frisky, I'm telling you about Amy Poehler's life tips that you must repeat like mantras to yourself for an all-time high of positive vibes:

I also wrote something for The Media, which you can check out here, but I'll be telling you more about that in another post.


I'm in this great portrait show, it's dedicated to one of the Bushwick art scene's favorite dogs, Fern.

Portraits of Fern: 
a special exhibition for Bushwick Open Studios featuring painting, sculpture, installation, and drawing by Bushwick artists and invited guests

June 1-2, 2013 

Opening Reception*: Sat, Jun 1, 11am-2pm
*coinciding with BOS Annual Maps-N-Mimosas Event

Exhibition hours:
Sat, Jun 1, 11am-7pm Sun,
Jun 2, 11am-7pm

Norte Maar, 83 Wyckoff Avenue, #1B, Brooklyn
Directions: L Train to Brooklyn. Dekalb Stop.

Hours: Weekends 1-6pm and by appointment: 646-361-8512

Full show description + artist list
View image gallery + checklist

I'll be there for Maps-N-Mimosas on Saturday, plus I'll be gallery sitting at Norte Maar on Sunday from 12-3! So do come visit and check out some work about a real cool dog.