Thursday, June 11, 2009

*Everyday Chatter

Here comes Marc. It's only a matter of time before the cupcake trail brings him east. [Curbed]

"Where are we?" (Hint.) "It’s like one of those movies set in New York City but clearly filmed in Canada..." [Awl]

There's not much more annoying than people who walk and text. Says one, "It’s become like your security blanket." Exactly. So what are these people so afraid of? [CR]

Looking down from the High Line at Standard Hotel guests--all with "smartphone" security blankets in hand or lap:







Are squatters taking over empty apartments at StuyTown? [STLL]

Remembering Sammy's Bowery Follies with a rare postcard. [EVHP]

View the changing face of Harlem. [NYE]

Do you belong in New York? Take the quiz. (I scored a 107.) [TONY]

Nicholson Baker is speaking at Judson Church tonight. Read his nifty article about Wikipedia.

7 comments:

MonkeyButter said...

This has such potential, one good telephoto and you can "TextSnoop" and post these peoples mundane and lurid lives for all of us to see. If someone buys me the camera, I'll do the pics. ;)

Goggla said...

That quiz wore me out. Scored 116...must go lie on a bench now.

BaHa said...

I bailed on the quiz when it asked why I moved here...

Mark said...

I scored a 17, which is why I'm leaving.

Jeremiah Moss said...

17? no wonder you're heading to jersey... but you must have picked "sitting home in my underwear eating chunky munky" for every question!

L'Emmerdeur said...

113. Git outa mah city, touron.

DeepSix said...

Scored a 115, but it's prolly because I was born and raised here...won't go anywhere else.
PS i feel bad for the Cooper Square people forced into those parties in the hotel by their window. Ugh