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YDH2S Newsletter Sept 20

September 20
You Don't Have to Settle

We took a little break after a busy summer but the YDH2S newsletter is back and there’s lots to tell you about….

(This newsletter will be published as a fancy email as well as on our Tumblr. The Tumblr will be updated as things progress, so it’s always the most current. You can subscribe to the newsletter, follow us on Twitter, and follow us on Tumblr or read this newsletter on Tumblr, eschewing the mere idea of subscriptions. Faugh!).

UPCOMING PARTIES

September
Sat 9/20 – Here Comes Your Gloomy (Feeling Gloomy’s Pixies tribute) @ Grand Victory
Sat 9/20 – CRAZY $INCE DA 90$ @ Union Hall
Sun 9/21 – Tiki Disco Season Ender @ the Well
Sun 9/21 – Mr. Sunday @ Industry City
Thurs 9/25 – Fixed presents Lindstrøm w/House of House, JDH & Dave P
Sat 9/27 – Brooklyn Flea Record Fair
Sun 9/28 – Mr. Sunday @ Industry City

October
Sat 10/4 – Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog SING-ALONG and Joss Whedon-Themed Party @ Union Hall
Fri & Sat 10/10-11 – Escape Music Festival w/Girl Talk, Neon Indian, Plastic Plates, Moon Boots, Tesla Boy, Anoraak, JDH & Dave P, more @ Pier 9
Thurs 10/16 – The Brokelyn High Homecoming Dance: Brokelyn’s 5th year anniversary! @ the Bell House
Sat 10/18 – Feeling Gloomy NYC’s 5th Anniversary @ the Grand Victory

Feeling Gloomy

HERE COMES YOUR GLOOMY (Feeling Gloomy pays homage to the Pixies)

Want to feel old? Pixies’ Doolittle came out 25 years ago. Holy crap. If ever there was a band that helped us get through high school, being weird, putting up with Tyler Durden being a dick, and comprehending why bands ever reunite, it’s the Pixies. (Sorry, it’s hard sometimes to drop the “the.”) So for this month’s Feeling Gloomy we thought we’d pay tribute to one of the best pre-indie rock bands.

  •    + DJs Gordon and Nathaniel Gloom will play play armloads of songs by Frank Black, Kim Deal, Joey and David, both together and apart. Plus we’ll delve into our late 80s / early 90s college rock collections and play some of the gloomiest songs from their contemporaries like the Cure, R.E.M., Love and Rockets, the La’s, etc.
  •    + Got a Death to the Pixies T-shirt (or the like)? Wear it and we’ll let you in for $4
  •    + A Pixies-themed cake!

Here Comes Your Gloomy
(Feeling Gloomy pays homage to the Pixies)
w/DJs Gordon & Nathaniel Gloom
Saturday, September 20 @ the Grand Victory
+ 3rd Saturdays every month
Dress to depress
245 Grand St, Williamsburg
L/G to Metropolitan
$4 advance / $6 at the door / $4 if you’re wearing a Pixies shirt
Facebook event
Feeling Gloomy NYC FB Group
The Brothers Gloom on Twitter

Crazy Since da 90s

Crazy $ince da 90$

We’re getting crazy again on Saturday night at UNION HALL! Cause uh, DUH, the 90s was only like the raddest decade ever!

We’ll be throwin down all your favorite 90s joints to get you all nostalgic for those awesome times. All the good stuff and maybe some bad stuff. It’s gonna be da bomb and all that. No diggity. No doubt.

DJs: STEFONIX :: BRENDAN :: BIANCA

SPECIAL GUEST: DJ VINYL RICHIE

HIP HOP :: R&B :: HOUSE :: ALTERNATIVE

FREE before 11pm for the first 100 RSVPs
$5 after 11pm or w/o RSVP
RSVP: ticketf.ly/1s2CJOG

**$7 gin & juice drink special all night**

Crazy Since da 90s
w/DJs Stefonix, Brendan, Bianca & Vinyl Richie
Saturday, September 20 @ Union Hall
702 Union St, Park Slope, Brooklyn
R to Union / Everything to Atlantic Terminal

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Sing-Along

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog SING-ALONG and Joss Whedon-Themed Party

This show is so popular we already sold out! But don’t fear, we added a 2nd show at midnight: http://www.unionhallny.com/event/685659

Your application to the Evil League of Evil has been received and you (and your henchpeople) are invited to Union Hall for our Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Sing-Along and Whedonverse Party to sing along to the musical based on our newest member, Dr. Horrible! We’ll be showing Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog in its entirety with all the lyrics on screen so everyone can sing along together to their favorite songs. Come in costume as your super villain (or hero) alter ego or as your favorite character from the Whedonverse! Throughout the event we’ll have contests, prizes and surprises to make the night even more horrible…we mean, memorable.

Featuring:

  • Dr. Horrible and Whedon-themed contests and trivia with cool (and evil) prizes like memorabilia from across the Whedonverse, Evil League of Evil membership cards, free drinks and gift cards for frozen yogurt!
  • Drinking games paired with the movie so you can sing-along AND drink-along!
  • Audition for the Evil League of Evil! Impress Bad Horse with your original super villain costume!
  • Show your love of the Whedonverse and dress up as a character from one of his TV shows or movies like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Angel, Dr. Horrible, Dollhouse, or The Avengers…if Whedon is in the credits it’s fair game!
  • Our bartender has a Ph.D. in Horribleness…and awesome cocktails! We’ve got themed drinks like the Wonderflonium, Moist’s Lemonade, the Freeze Ray, and more!
  • Soundtrack and jams provided by our Henchman Union-certified DJ, DJ BRIAN BLACKOUT!

Presented by New York Comic Con’s New York Super Week and Secret Formula

ABOUT NEW YORK SUPER WEEK
New York Super Week – a first of its kind pop culture festival. With different pop culture themed experiences happening in every corner of the City – including concerts, comedy shows, gaming events, lectures, podcasts, storytelling, food tastings and more – New York Super Week brings the entire universe of popular culture to every corner of all five boroughs of New York City.

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog SING-ALONG and Joss Whedon-Themed Party
Saturday, October 4 @ Union Hall
702 Union St, Park Slope, Brooklyn
R to Union / Everything to Atlantic Terminal
FB Event

For more info, visit: newyorkcomiccon.com/New-York-Super-Week

Brokelyn High Homecoming Dance

Brokelyn High Homecoming Dance
Celebrating 5 Years of Brokelyn

Brokelyn is turning 5 and we’re taking you back to high school to celebrate!

Join us and principal Scott Rogowsky (of Running Late) at the Bell House for a night of dancing, awkward school photos, games, comedy, music, and a sweet raffle featuring hundreds of dollars in prizes from around Brooklyn, including A BRAND NEW BIKE FROM Ride Brooklyn!! Also featuring special guest homecoming committee member Danny Tamberelli (of Manboobs Comedy and Little Pete from Nickelodeon’s “The Adventures of Pete and Pete!”)

Homecoming activities include:

  • Shaking your body to classic school dance tunes with DJ Brian Blackout
  • A Brooklyn words spelling bee (with prizes!)
  • The Hot for Teacher dance off (also with prizes!)
  • Crowning the gender-neutral Brokecoming king and queen (with crowns!)
  • Free awkward high school pictures photobooth

And even though it’s our birthday, we want to give YOU presents, so the Best of Brooklyn raffle will include:

  • $100 towards a tattoo at NYHC Tattoos
  • 4 passes to TrivWorks‘ next Pat Kiernan-hosted event
  • $100 to spend at Film Biz Recycling (and an absurd naked man statue from them too)
  • A new helmet and a tune up from Bicycle Roots
  • Dinner for 2 at Water Table
  • And did we mention: a BRAND NEW BIKE?!?

And much more yet to come!

Brokelyn High Homecoming Dance
Celebrating 5 Years of Brokelyn

Thursday, October 16 @ the Bell House
149 7th St, Gowanus, Bk
F/G/R to 4th-9th
$12 cover – 8pm til late

[All proceeds from the party go to the Brokelyn Writers’ fund and to help keep Brokelyn going for another 5 years and beyond]

More info