For those who aren't acquainted with 'Sup or don't remember its days of underground campus circulation, don't fret. It looks like 'Sup, now based in New York, is on its way back up in a very big way.
After leaving The Daily Tar Heel to start 'Sup in 1998, Brickman found moderate success in the Triangle. She worked closely with clubs like Cat's Cradle interviewing bands, reviewing CDs and assembling the 40- to 100-page zine that came to be known for its rough journalistic style and jam-packed layout.
Taking the proverbial bite out of the Big Apple, the 22-year-old Brickman relocated to New York in August. Claiming that she would never be able to truly apply herself to another magazine while continuing to publish 'Sup, Brickman joined Jupiter Media Metric, formerly Jupiter Communications, as a Web coordinator.
She settled into a Brooklyn apartment and finally began to call New York her home. "I really can't imagine being anywhere else right now," she said.
Brickman decided to coordinate the release of the latest issue of 'Sup with her move to New York. The Luna Lounge hosted 'Sup's NYC premiere party in mid-August, with performances by Dog and Pony and Deep Throats.