Underneath the Gowanus Expressway, in an area generously included in Sunset Park but really not much more than a detritus-strewn, completely forgotten, and rarely traversed stretch of 3rd Avenue, sit a curious collection of shops, glass windows and brick walls routinely rattled as wheelers hurtle by just 10 feet above. Along on a stretch between 39th and 24th Streets, there are eight of these shops, a rate of nearly one per block. They're sex shops, like the ones you could once find in Times Square. The kind that advertise private viewing booths for when the laptop is busted and the WiFi is out and the lock on your bedroom is broken and the bathroom is in use and your imagination is unable to conjure up anything and… you get what I'm getting at. More importantly, how do these places, with a clearly dying business model, sustain themselves? And why did they all wind up so close together?
By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline. A California 'influencer' has claimed he is in hospital with coronavirus just days after posting a video of himself licking a toilet bowl for a revolting TikTok challenge. Larz, 21, who was also part of a craze which saw youngsters licking tubs of ice cream in supermarkets, revealed in a since-deleted tweet: 'I tested positive for Coronavirus. The post which includes a video of him languishing in a hospital bed is a far cry from the foul video he posted five days ago of him licking a public toilet seat, which was captioned: 'RT retweet to spread awareness for the Coronavirus.
The Boston Bruins fell in overtime Friday night, but Brad Marchand found himself in the headlines once again for… licking an opponent. Why is Brad Marchand licking people, and when did it start? Marchand actually has a long history of on-ice affection. After Marchand whiffed on a couple of open chances to score against the Red Wings in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Iginla scored a game-winner in overtime.