Posts made in December, 2012

With a Push and a Picture, A Headline is Born, A Father is Mourned, Humankind to be Scorned.

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in On The Street | 0 comments

With a Push and a Picture, A Headline is Born, A Father is Mourned, Humankind to be Scorned.

I’ve always considered subway fatalities to be one of the most demeaning ways of leaving this mortal coil. Sure, you could argue that automobile accidents are just as feckless– but I beg to differ. Your average crosswalk won’t have people lined up, patiently waiting for a ride to the next block, who are probably in most respects dithering away in a particularly thrilling round of bejeweled, reading the latest E.L. James sequel, or chowing down on some freshly-fried falafel. Therefore, there would be no one to save you if you did get pushed into oncoming traffic. But...

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Justin Bieber, Over-all the Etiquette Schmetiquette

Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 in On The Street | 0 comments

Justin Bieber, Over-all the Etiquette Schmetiquette

Recently, this abominable photo made the rounds on the ‘nets, and the collective cracking of neck muscles could be heard around the world as people shook their heads in mock repulsion. I mean, just look at it. It’s strange how a singular image can arouse so many distinct emotions, like how the right contact between two specific wires can jumpstart a car. Except, in this case, the car backfired and instead ejected its passenger into the stratosphere. It’s not about the fact that Bieber decided to don a stylized Joe the plumber ensemble (actually, the outfit quite suits him and his onstage...

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