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Brooklyn-based Lit Mag’s Twitter Experiment

A literary anthology based out of Gold Street in Fort Greene, Electric Literature, began publishing a new short story by Rick Moody, renowned author of The Ice Storm, via Twitter today. Using its Twitter handle @ElectricLit the literary outlet announced the coming of “Rick Moody’s Microserialized Twitter Fiction Project,” which is titled ‘Some Contemporary Characters,’...

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Where Everybody Knows Your Song

During the daytime, this 1950s-styled diner happily plays the role of quaint family restaurant, but as the night sets in, the lights are dimmed and the music raised. Welcome to Karaoke Night in Red Hook.

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Choose me!

By Mara Zepeda The theater at Bay Ridge Preparatory School doubles as a basketball court. A dozen students congregate in the cavernous room. Some girls-black knee socks askew-dangle their legs off the edge of the stage. Boys loosen their neckties and slouch in folding chairs arranged in a semicircle. Other students are splayed on the...