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Evan is a former editor for Brooklyn Magazine. He writes about anything and everything related to pop culture, and doesn't particularly think about anything else. Follow him on Twitter at @EvanRomano.
Andrew Savage

One-On-One

Photographs by Nicole Fara Silver Just around the corner from his home in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Andrew Savage, best known as the frontman of Brooklyn-via-Texas indie darlings Parquet Courts, launches a long, high-arching shot toward a net on his local basketball court. His form doesn’t exactly resemble that of Steph Curry, but nonetheless, the ball swishes through the net. (Swish takes on a very liberal meaning in this scenario.) The multi-instrumentalist sees me jotting...
Those following along with the news this weekend should have had their focus on the hurricane-induced devastation in Puerto Rico, as well as our ongoing crisis with North Korea, which seems like it's going to get worse before it gets better. Instead, President Troll was fully successful in diverting everyone's attention away from his true shortcomings, instead focusing the nation's attention on Sunday and Monday's NFL games. He complained about players like Colin Kaepernick (referring to him and...
It wouldn’t typically be one’s first instinct to compare characters from a pair of TV shows shepherded by two storytellers as tonally and intrinsically different as Michael Schur—of Parks and Recreation and The Office fame—and David Lynch—of Mulholland Drive and Blue Velvet fame. But when it comes to the supernatural nature of Schur’s latest project, NBC’s breakout serialized sitcom The Good Place, there’s much more room for discussion. In the ever-evolving world of The...
Just over an hour into a set that lasted nearly three, Paul McCartney acknowledged the city in which he was performing. “How many people here are actually from Brooklyn?” he asked, as many in the sold-out Barclays Center crowd greeted him with loud applause. He continued to gauge the crowd’s geographical roots, asking next who wasn’t from Brooklyn, but New York City, then asking who came from out of town. This crowd-hyping exercise, which...

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