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America.

I spotted this sign-bearing individual outside the Trump Tower today, scene of a rally in which a...

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Human Sacrifice In Your Pajamas

A small plague of rock concerts briefly invaded boxes of cereal produced at a Long Island manufacturing facility last week. Supervisors at the Jolly Bootstrap plant in Glen Cove briefly suspended production of their signature...

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Spambots Attacked Stuff I Forgot I Ever Wrote

BEGIN THE CHRISTIAN NEWS People standing around the Freedom Tower saw savage nudity suddenly arise with 30% more warheads, home-based isolation, and occasional fog attacks against the United Nations. “That’s isolation for $50”,...

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Finally Sold a Domain Name

I had not sold a domain name in over 20 years. I won’t say which one, and the net amount of money is not even worth bragging about. But I’ll take what is basically free money. The website at this particular domain...

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Midtown Shutdown

I wrote this postal ramble not because my thoughts have much merit but as a stress release. It worked. Thanks for reading.

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From an Email to an Old Friend

It’s not been that long and people are seriously showing some agita. Until now there’s been an air of “we’re all in this together” but New York is too full of complaining, entitled, selfish,...

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Disk Cleanup

I spent much of the afternoon deleting gigabyte after gigabyte of redundant content, left over as a byproduct of several server moves, content management system switches, domain name changes, etc. It is tedious and thankless...

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Industry

Sometimes I find evidence of work performed, industry exerted, and mental ignition lit over...

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Force of Nature

Here’s audio I made describing a woman I spotted while talking on a payphone yesterday. She paced back and forth outside a doughnut shop, drinking from a bottle of beer she carried in a black bag. She had a steely,...

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Stigma

Once in a while I jolt awake in the middle of the night, usually 2am range, remembering that hours...

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Record Everything

I am letting myself be recorded 24/7, or at least attempting continuous documentation. In this pursuit I finally did what I’d been curious about for years: I watched myself sleeping. I’ve have long wanted to explore...

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5,000th Post? Bah.

I have no reason to congratulate myself or even give this matter consideration. But I sat down to write this post, with nothing in mind for its content, and noticed that this, should I finish and publish, would be the 5,000th...

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More Smart City Fun

I quit writing about this, thinking I’d have no need to further document the shenanigan. I thought I had ceased its operation. But I’ll be revisiting the LinkNYC loudspeaker broadcasts sometime soon, along with other...

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What To Do?

I don’t know what to do anymore. I programmed a whirlwind of Perl/MySQL code yesterday, in...

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Key in Lock

I almost called this “Keys in Lock” but thought better of it. Only one key inhabits...

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McManus Phone Booths Playlist

The Beauty of the Payphone RadioMicrosoft Butchered SkypeAlmost at the BridgeFences On The BridgeUnfair14 Mar 2019 11:13Indefensible Smart City ComparisonI Used To Worry About The BikesPRAY Payphone Found, Cell Phone Suckage...

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Bushwick Cell Phone Playlist

I guess I could keep calling this”Payphone Radio” if the calls involve a quest to find a payphone. These calls document my discovery of the cool shortcut from Blissville to Bushwick, because who doesn’t need...

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