Visiting Dignitaries

Hipsterdom Collapses in on Itself as Steve Buscemi Plans to Direct Live Stream of Vampire Weekend Show

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Character actor and meme muse Steve Buscemi will sit in the director’s chair once again. But rather than tackling episodes of shows like 30 Rock and Nurse Jackie, as he has in the past, Mr. Buscemi is heading to the Roseland Ballroom.

Digital Spy reports that Mr. Buscemi has agreed to direct the live stream of a Vampire Weekend concert taking place there on April 28. Apparently, Vampire Weekend’s bassist recently discovered Mr. Buscemi is actually a distant cousin.

And with that, all of Brooklyn fell silent in awe.

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Catch Jay-Z’s Final Barclays Center Show on YouTube, Because of the Future

H to the Izzo. (Photo: Screencap)

Good news! Even if you refuse to darken the door of the controversial near-future fever dream that is the Barclays Center, you can still catch the final of Jay-Z’s inaugural concerts at the venue.

The Daily News reports that the show will be live-streamed on Mr. Carter’s new “Life and Times” YouTube channel. The concert will serve as the launch of the channel and, according to the Daily News, “promises a lineup of ‘in depth lifestyle pieces’ based on the tastes and interests of Jay-Z.” Hopefully at some point one of those programs will address whether the man ever sleeps, or if he’s too busy fostering synergy among his many projects.  Read More