Category: 181

Sated

sorabji: STOP NETSEXING!!! IT’S UNSEEMLY!! >:P friend of yore: hahaha how did you know? friend of yore: 😉 sorabji: a d00d knows, somehow friend of yore: haha. i was just about to go to bed. friend of yore: how are...

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Throbbing Nuclear Egg

The camera on Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ is, for the most part, pretty impressive… Except when it makes the sun look like a giant throbbing nuclear egg, causing a bioluminescent pixie to dance on the ground in front of me....

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181 Alignment

A couple of curious alignments of the 181 took place this week. Someone contacted me about doing an interview for their podcast. The email included a link to their YouTube channel. The channel had 181 followers. I later got this...

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Stain

Just some follow-up, or follow-on, as I sometimes see people say, to yesterday’s existential weirdness: I remain in limbo, which is where I intend to stay for all time, as to whether I have a daughter. Such a strange and...

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Not That Kenny

This is my mail-in ballot. I was so hoping this Working Families candidate for New York’s...

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Turnout For Early Voting is Phenomenal

I documented this for my own satisfaction but thought it interesting enough to share, if only for the record. This is the first time New York has done early voting, and from the turnout today and yesterday it’s hard to...

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Kitchen Stencils

One of the oddest typos I encountered, from 2007, at a dollar shop on Broadway that is now a Duane...

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Today’s 7am to 8am Product

Oysters swallowed you whole, you and your boozed cult, mellowing youth, our greedless demise filtered through weakened language. Dollared jargon blanketed under freakish sucking, stacked under books paged by repeatedly neutral...

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She Started What?

This Sunday opened with closure on a question that has desultorally lingered in the back of my mind since high school: What song did I hear on the radio that opened with the line “SHE STARTED LICKIN’ HIS ASS”?...

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Hello Baby

I’m not going to obsess over this but I can’t decide on the gender of this...

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I Was Born at Walter Reed Army Hospital

Whatever you can say about things here at peak 2020, how we got here, who got us there… the President of the United States should not be seen hauled off to Walter Reed in an Air Force One Medevac. Or should he? And also, I...

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SEX, and CUNT

Approaching this Roosevelt Island staircase today, from the west, all I saw were the words SEX and...

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Sylvia Plath’s “Pulitizer”

I forgot about this. My copy of Sylvia Plath’s Collected Poems has a big, fat spelling error on the cover. Oof. Last read: “In Plaster”. Or rather: “In Plastizer”.

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Unrecognizable

I got hung up on taking pictures of myself in mirrors and reflective surfaces around this city...

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Missing Masklessness

I don’t get nostalgic, at least I don’t think I do. But for some reason this video, from 9 years ago, makes me realize how much I miss masklessness. I never would have thought I’d get sentimental for seeing people yawning, or...

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Screenshots

I had to clear space on my phone, and wound up deleting, among other things, a bunch of screenshots I made last year and the year before. I can find sadness in all things, even the best, most inspiring news. But some of these...

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