When I boarded the train I heard him talking to another passenger in a similarly strident way....Read More
I was out taking pictures of payphones in Brooklyn today when this happened, at 4th Avenue and...Read More
The Delecorte Clock nursery rhyme carousel, Bernie Madoff’s park bench plaques, and one other Central Park find revisited today.Read More
The looks like an Angry Birds character, or a Muppet, for which one might spend $20 for a stuffed...Read More
I cannot seem to stop aging. One new thing for me as I age is the intensity of the nervous shakes when I enter a new situation or place. I’ve always had these shakes but lately they’ve gotten positively disruptive....Read More
I ordered a mask like this one, from an artist in Sacramento who makes one-of-a-kind, hand-made...Read More
This window display, if you could call it that, struck me as a little risky. It’s enough...Read More
I had planned to end up here, in an eye-level niche containing a sorabji.com coffee mug, a...Read More
Aline was a connection to the French Minitel in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
I think I paid $11/month for it.
Or maybe it was by the minute.
I don’t know.
But Aline is where I met Marie.
I have no idea what this refers to. I found it in a mass of text files from the early 1990s....Read More
It’s not something I would have paid attention to before, so maybe these have always been...Read More
How my dad stayed so lean and limber after drinking and smoking into his Larry King suspenders...Read More
I was editor-in-chief of my high school newspaper. I was neither a great editor nor was I...Read More
I don’t have anything to say about the message on this billboard. What stood out to me is...Read More