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With all that's been happening in the world since January 20th, so many people have been wondering what can be done to fight back. One option for New York City residents—and Brooklynites in particular—will be this Saturday night, at the 'No Enemies to the Left' benefit for the ACLU. The ACLU—of course standing for the American Civil Liberties Union—you may recall, helped to get a temporary stay against Donald Trump's executive order on immigration this past weekend....
Jo Firestone Jo Firestone is a busy woman. On Running Late with Scott Rogowsky last year, Rogowsky had Firestone give one-sentence overviews of all the shows she’d created—there were sixteen. Firestone Success Academy was “A night-school-themed show that teaches people how to get an apartment and stuff;” Public Services was  “A sewer-themed soap—” Firestone interrupted herself, “Now it’s really sounding so dumb!” With all due respect, we highly disagree. We’d binge-watch them all. Also host...
Last week marked the release of our annual 30 Under 30 issue, and because each of these individuals is so interesting, we thought we'd further highlight them by running some brief interviews with them. Name: Jo Firestone Age: 28 Neighborhood: Fort Greene Occupation: Comedian Who would be your choice for a 30 Under 30? Probably one of those kids on Master Chef Jr. Who are your role models in your industry? I love what Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunhauler do. I love Chris Gethard....
Don’t be jealous of the people on this list, they’re just better than you. Photos by Nicolas Maloof Every year we put out a list of the young, creative people in Brooklyn who are accomplishing the kinds of things that would be impressive at any age but are all-the-more noteworthy considering the fact that these people are, you know, not very old at all. We hesitate to call them wunderkinds (particularly because we once were reminded that...

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