Bon Jovi Songs + Booze = Broadway Box-Office Gold [Morning Links]
“Producers of the Broadway jukebox musical Rock of Ages will offer an unusual perk starting tonight to attract audiences and loosen them up in a bad economy: in-seat alcohol service during performances.”
The downside of mowing down your mascot: “Although the vast majority of messages were innocuous and inane — ‘We love you, Jack,’ ‘I wish I knew how to quit you, Jack,’ etc. — a fair percentage were darker, weirder and potentially quite embarrassing for the company…”
A walking tour of New York City’s independent book stores (Our favorite on the list: Housing Works, where we’ll be hosting a DJ Challenge with Andrew W.K. and $mall ¢hange next Thursday night!)
P.S. We just heard on the Today Show that more than 150 pints of Guinness per second will be consumed today; we’re drunk from just typing that sentence.