Suzy Menkes Is Not a Fan of the Met's New Punk Exhibit

By Max Kessler
1.  Suzy Menkes is not a fan of the Met's new punk exhibit, "PUNK: Chaos to Couture." Menkes wrote an article for the Times wherein she calls the exhibit "sanitized," "bloodless" and "dull." It's worth a full read.

2.  After being mum on the matter for months, it turns out Steve Carrell will in fact make an appearance in the final episode of The Office. Thank god: what would The Office have been without Michael Scott? [via TV Line]

3.  Need these. [via BoingBoing]

4.  Gabourey Sidibe on accidentally dating a gay dude: "Who hasn't dated a gay dude?" [via BET]

5.  There's a restaurant opening in Harlem called "Harlem Shake" on May 16th. We want to go, if only to see if there's a Harlem Shake flash mob on opening day (there has to be, right?). [via HarlemGal]

6.  Citi Bike, the city-wide bike-sharing program that allows members to pick up, ride, and drop off bikes at various docking stations throughout NYC, will finally launch on Memorial Day weekend. [via Crains]

7.  According to British newspaper the Evening Standard, Martin Amis, the respected author who recently moved from London to Cobble Hill, "views the Brooklyn hipster scene as populated by conventional posers." Good to know. [via HuffPo]

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