Brooklyn Comic Jenny Slate to Join "SNL"

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By Brian Ries
|  Wednesday, Sep 2, 2009  |  Updated 6:54 AM EDT
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Brooklyn Comic Jenny Slate to Join "SNL"

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"SNL" rookie Jenny Slate has "no discernible sense of shame or fear," according to Heeb Magazine.

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Oh no you guys! Who attacked the big wonderful beautiful Sony ad on 2nd and 2nd?! Hint: The calls are coming from inside the house. [EV Grieve]

I Heart chronicles the High Line's transformation from "natural, historical, and gritty" to "corporate, cordoned-off, and pastiche." [I Heart]

Something awesome might be coming to "SNL" next season...Jenny Slate! She's an uber-awesome comic from Brooklyn who is just another star from the borough's growing underground comedy scene to hit it big. The other recent one rhymes with "wack pal-if-an-ackis." [The Comic's Comic]

Taco Bell, wanting to dip their nacho chips in some of that nation-wide food cart buzz, is bringing its Taco Bell Truck to NYC. Follow the truck on Twitter @TacoBellTruck and get free tacos for lunch this Thursday, Sept. 3rd at Astor Place. [Asylum]

Sunset Tattoos won't let pregnant people inside. Also, those on drugs, sick, sunburned, and broke. [Blather from Brooklyn]

Rooftop Films, the popular independent film organization that screens movies outdoors, must raise $70,000 by October to continue operating without compromise in 2010. [Rooftop Films]

Remember those virtual doormen we told you about? Turns out, they kiss and tell what they've seen in the elevators. Someone's always watching you, New York. [Brick Underground]

A model moves from the Village to Williamsburg, makes "shoe art," and somehow ends up with 40 more friends. [Gothamist]

Tea Party honchos performed an anti-Obama rendition of "New York, New York," singing about "this socialist nightmare," and "My Obama blues." [Runnin' Scared]

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