If we had to make a list of the most remarkably unsexy activities one can engage in, yodeling is probably one of them. Traditionally characterized with green overall shorts and a lack of intelligible lyrics, yodeling hasn't exactly made strides in its hipness quotient. But when Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon take on the age-old practice, it becomes something magical.
Without channeling a single 19th-century outfit, Pitt and Fallon took to the rooftops of NYC to demonstrate the tacit understanding that can exist between two yodelers, reminding us that the pair can make pretty much anything cool. So, because Fallon has a new habit of doing hilarious things with beautiful celebrities, and because the Internet is a gift that keeps on giving, we give you the #yodel.
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Come on down to Tribeca and meet our new neighbors at their new, first-ever IRL storefront. (BULLET magazine)
This Thursday (March 13), five new dance companies "merge to emerge" at the Martha Graham Studio Theater. (Megan Curet)
Bad news, folks. MoMA recently announced plans to (once again) demolish the empty Folk Art Museum as part of its expansion plans. There has been understandable uproar from the arts and architecture community over the loss of a great building designed by the well-regarded architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.