Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

And I Don’t Like That Alicia Keys / Jay-Z Song Either

From 2002-2005, this ran through my head countless times. Then I stayed for 3.5 years anyway. 8.4 Million New Yorkers Suddenly Realize New York City A Horrible Place To Live, The Onion

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Featured-Band Friday: New York Dolls

In my new self-appointed function as official DJ of, we’re going with the infamous proto-punk outfit for this inaugural feature. Rock out:

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Awesome “Mini”-NYC “Animation”

This is very cool, and from having lived there, very evocative: The Sandpit from Sam O'Hare on Vimeo.

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Jackson, McNamara, Deficit, Scuderi, The Heather Graham – Mike Tyson – Pat Stack Connection

My iPod started acting ill today, and now I’m in the middle of restoring the factory settings. Since I have to completely re-upload all of my music, photo and backed-up files, I got some time to write. First, the news: • At first today, it really annoyed me that the entire media-swilling world spent the […]

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NY Jet Rescue: Amazing and Reaffirming

I’m sure everyone has heard about the jet that ditched into the Hudson River today just off of Manhattan. The photos are pretty incredible, but what’s even more incredible is how everyone was able to get off the plane alive and well. From the pilot to the rescue crews to the passengers on the ferry, […]

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Merry Christmas

I do miss December in New York. As much as the city often drove me up the wall, Christmastime was always a highlight. I hope everyone’s Christmas is full of good times and tasty treats. Since this is a holy day, in the spirit of Benjamin Franklin’s adage that “Beer is living proof that God […]

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Not Missing NYC Right Now

“The temperature hit 99 degrees at La Guardia Airport, 4 degrees higher than the previous high set on June 9, 1984; it was 99 degrees at Newark Liberty Airport, tying a record set in 1933. In Central Park, the high temperature was 96, one degree shy of the record. Temperatures in Islip, on Long Island, […]

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I Come to Praise the Irish-Food Quarter-Aisle

Erin Go Bragh, dudes. It being St. Patrick’s Day — at least in one hour — I’d like all of you still living in NYC to take a moment at your local grocery establishment and appreciate the 1/4 of an aisle devoted to feeding the Irish immigrant masses, those still moving to New York after […]

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White Folks’ Subway

I’m proud to have lived in three locations not on this map. Image!

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Too Easy, Yet Great

You don’t see these guys living in DC. Some things about New York, I really don’t miss: Though I’d say hipsterism became a parody of itself around 2003 or so, it’s still funny. (Thanks, John.)

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