Tuesday, August 7, 2012

10 Other Celebrities Who Secretly Loved Brooklyn and Wanted to Have Its Babies

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Leon Trotsky

Oh, Trotsky. If only you HAD come to Brooklyn instead of Mexico, perhaps you wouldn't have ended up with an axe in your head.

Would things have been different, world-history wise?

Who knows?

But this quote makes us feel a bit wistful all the same.

Trotsky said, "Brooklyn. Brooklyn is good. From there you have beautiful views of Manhattan and all the capitalist scum scurrying around like scummy little ants."

Poignant, no?

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Kristin Iversen

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Kristin Iversen is the Managing Editor at Brooklyn Magazine and the L Magazine. She has been described as "a hipster buzzword made flesh." This seems pretty accurate.

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