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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

Hedge Hodgman

Books: Author John Hodgman, whose new book, “More Information than You Require,” is out this week, sits down with The Brooklyn Paper to talk about being on TV, his Apple ads and his ascension to minor celebrity status. Comment.

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Unknown legends! Brooklyn Rocks fest features great unknowns

Music: For a handful of hungry local rockers, the key to indie superstardom might be a classic, high-school-auditorium-style battle of the bands. Comment.

Sex, lies and audiotape

Art: They say phone sex is anonymous. But in DUMBO this week, a one-night-only photo exhibition pulls back the covers on the delights of dialing-up. Comments (1).

Tiki your fancy

Dining: Spencer Rothschild has a dream to make the corner of Fifth Avenue and President Street in Park Slope into a “Latin American beach resort.” Comment.

Hodgman’s real fake Brooklyn

Books: Here are some Brooklyn-centric excepts from Park Slope author and not-so-minor TV celebrity John Hodgman’s new compendium of human knowledge, “More Information Than You Require” (Dutton Books). Comment.

‘Hollywood’ style

Fashion: Finally, Greenpoint is a destination for more than just hot kielbasa. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008

Revolution blues

Theater: Our reviewer is shell-shocked by how bad the new play at The Brick Theater is. Comments (2).

Holy Moses! Rabbi and CEO have Wall Street fix

Books: A Brooklyn Heights rabbi has obviously learned a lesson from his faith’s comedians — his new book about the economy (of all things!) certainly has great timing. Comment.