Life in NYC, Circa 2009

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Choire Sicha, former editor of Gawker, founder of The Awl, and author of the new book Very Recent History (Harper, 2013) discusses his new non-fiction semi-novel about life and love in NYC, circa 2009. Listeners: What defines NYC's "very recent history"? Describe New York c.2009 in a few lines -- call 212-433-9692 or post here.


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Comments [3]

2008-9, really? I seem to recall Brooklyn crawling with Trucker Hats during the Y2K scare! In fact, I remember bankers & marketers displacing hipsters from PS after 9-11...

Aug. 01 2013 10:45 PM
Tony from Canarsie

"Bloomberg gave himself a third term"? With the help of Christine Quinn and other City Council members who threw in an extra term for themselves.

Politics, like art, is in the details.

Aug. 01 2013 11:35 AM
Chris E from Brooklyn, NY

2008-2009 was the year the world started associating Brooklyn with "hipsters." They weren't new, but since then "Brooklyn" has meant something different to the world.

Aug. 01 2013 11:29 AM

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