Pappas: Listen up, you quarterback punk. There’s something I need you to check out down in Soho, and we just made a video about it.
Johnny Utah: Those Ex-Presidents got another bank?
Pappas: No, you snot-nose kid. We’ve been getting hepped up on caffeine at this place called Saturdays for a few weeks now. And the three easy-on-the-eyes surfers behind it just opened a retail section featuring sick boards, guys’ apparel, and wave rider essentials.
Utah: Want me to pose as a surfer and infiltrate?
Pappas: Genius, you idiot. Mostly I want you to hang around their 500-square-foot outdoor patio and relax, mingle, and drink coffee with ’em. If we’re lucky, they’ll invite you to the Rockaways, Montauk, or Long Beach. It’s good this time of year.
Utah: Doh. I love being in the FBI.
Pappas: Just remember, you’ll know ’em by their tan lines.
Saturdays, 31 Crosby Street, between Broome and Grand Streets.
Music by: Monsters of Folk
Shiny forehead, freak grimace, bulging eyes — you’ve got an uncanny ability to ruin a photo. And thanks to Facebook tagging, the entire world can witness your awkward mugging until the end of time.
You could avoid cameras altogether. Or you could just watch today’s video, with its simple tips for looking great in pictures.
Our expert, Sardi Klein, longtime NYC photographer and professor at The School of Visual Arts and Pratt, has seen it all, from mothers of the bride who peer skyward to avoid double chins to businessmen whose phony smiles turn head shots into mug shots.
Follow her advice, and the next time someone tags you in a photo, you might just share instead of hide.
Is there something you want to learn to do? Submit ideas to email@example.com.
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Tonight will probably be filled with bad decisions (that last glass of champers, for starters).
Ring in 2011 with at least a little dignity by avoiding the drunken late-night ponytail. You can stay classy all night long with the perfect messy bun, courtesy of NYC’s Fox & Boy salon (and one of our favorite how-to videos of the year).
Because even if you want to be a hot mess, your hair doesn’t have to be.
At your last mealtime gathering, you did everything right: big, pricey steaks; fancy-schmancy china; stimulating conversation cards (what’s your animal soul mate?!).
No wonder the whole thing was so awkward.
Next time, take a cue from Tamara Reynolds and Zora O’Neill, the hilarious Astoria-based hostesses with the mostest behind Forking Fantastic: Put the Party Back in Dinner Party.
In today’s video, the gals, who’ve been hosting wildly popular Sunday night shindigs for six years, walk us through dinner party faux pas — and they’re not what you’d expect (the tips or the ladies).
You’ll feel so inspired, you’ll start planning another soiree immediately.
Just don’t bring your sexy panda friend.