Zebulon

On Sunday, December 9th, Zebulon will close its doors in Williamsburg. Kyp Malone from TV on the Radio will be one of the last musicians playing and it will surely be packed, as it has every night this week, another great night of music at the neighborhood’s best venue. But it’ll be tinged with sadness, […]


Cheating/Shortcuts Junta, Tuesday, December 4th

Next Tuesday the Junta will gather at DOC Wine Bar in Williamsburg to discuss the myriad ways shortcuts and cheating are a part of our lives. We’ve all read about the sports scandals involving prominent athletes that have used performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Lance Armstrong is but the latest superstar to fall from grace, but it […]


Shooting The Messenger: The Fate of Journalism in the Information Age

The Junta will convene for the first of its Fall/Winter discussion series, the subject of which is the modern media, and our culpability for its current state. Tue 10/9 @ 8pm DOC Wine Bar (83 N 7th St, Williamsburg) With the amount of available content, and the fracturing of broadcast formats from wide and national […]


Education Junta

The high cost of education is on every tongue today. Our good friend Alex just published a piece on Salon on mounting student debt and how that is being taken up by Occupy. But the skyrocketing cost of college and the government-protected private finance racket that goes along with it are only the most recent […]


The Privacy/Fame Junta

The next Junta will be about privacy and whether our idea of privacy needs to be recalibrated in a world where technology seems to dig ever deeper into our lives. The debates surrounding settings on Facebook and what Google knows about you are pretty well known. Rindy even went so far as to take himself […]


Feb 21: Political Salon

Join us at DOC Bar on Tuesday the 21st to discuss the 2012 election and our myriad plots for state overthrow. We’ll discuss Obama’s chances heading into the fall, the economy and which way it’s headed, the likelihood of an Occupy Wall Street resurgence as the weather warms up, possible war with Iran or Syria, […]


Art Junta Friday Night

The Elwa Winter Salon Exhibition presents the work of 4 contemporary artists. Please click through the links to see examples of their work and learn about their backgrounds: Andrew Moon Bain Andrew Graham Devin Powers Emet Sosna The Junta starts the party early. Before the masses show up for the gallery affair, we have the opportunity to discuss […]