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Ben Yakas

New York
Arts and Culture Editor — Gothamist
As seen in: Gothamist, HuffPost, LAist, DCist
arts editor @Gothamist / @WNYC "clean and rad and powerful"

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@yenbakas — 1,905 followers, 4,242 tweets

UNCUT GEMS is absolutely edge-of-your-seat thrilling, like freebasing horseradish at seder. Has incredible Big Midtown Energy. Adam Sandler’s best performance ever. Give him Best Actor. Give him a bridge loan.
RT @TriciaLockwood: I was hired by the @lrb to kill john updike ... instead, over the course of trying to read even a fraction of his 6…
The Irishman is a melancholic mob epic. Funnier than expected, and gets better and better as it builds. Pacino truly steals the show, but Pesci and De Niro both are excellent. The deaging tech is mixed, but Scorsese is best there is at what he does
RT @RiversideParkNY: Sure we're lowkey, and love all @nycparks, but we didn't *mind* that @gothamist called Riverside Park the best in all…
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