A Few Things that the Staff at Flavorpill is Thankful For…


Records! And family and friends, of course. – Axel Anderson

My Technics headphones; peanut butter, hummus & jelly open-faced sandwiches (Shut up! They’re fantastic!); DVR; Diet Coke; a rad boyfriend and an awesome (and supportive) family; Barack Obama; The Big Lebowski; NYC bars staying open past 2 a.m. – Leah Taylor

In no particular order: red velvet cake; the miracles of modern medicine; Google Maps; rain showers at midnight; second chances. Oh — and also I’m thankful for Russell Brand. – Shana Nys Dambrot

Bon Iver, The Shaky Hands, and The Blow; Pinkberry; McNally Jackson Books; Ariel by Sylvia Plath and I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosely… and lots of other corny things that I’ll just keep to myself. – Angelina Venezia

I’m thankful for Sacha Baron Cohen’s antics in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa — totally rescued me from the abyss that is “family entertainment.” – Ashwin Sodhi

Lykke Li; AKA Potion Cafe and its open mic nights; Nelson’s Bicycle Shop; the School of Visual Arts and the model registry; William Esper Studio and Terry Knickerbocker; Gmail; the Northeast Kingdom; the Living Room and its awesome no-cover shows; Vamoose bus service. – Natalya Krimgold

Scrabble; cheap jukeboxes; Target Fridays at the MoMA; all Wes Anderson, early Judd Apatow and ’80s John Hughes; Ikea; Heroes, Chuck, Gossip Girl, 30 Rock and Life on Mars; George Saunders, Augusten Burroughs, David Sedaris, Lorrie Moore, Jonathan Lethem; Michael Cera; Y: The Last Man; the Beach Boys, Dolly Parton, Bruce Springsteen and various other oldies but goodies; emerging artists like Alyson Fox, Susie Ghahremani and Caroline Hwang; and all of you guys for reading us for the past month! – Caroline Stanley