03 May 2010

Guerrilla Subway Etiquette

There are few New York institutions that are more well known and frequently used than the subway. The best thing about the subway is that it will always get you home, no matter what time it is or how drunk you are. But a lot of people seem to forget

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
25 Feb 2010

Three Circles of Subway People Hell

Between rush hour, service delays, and inexplicable line changes, riding the subway can be quite the calamitous adventure all on its own without the krazy kast of kharacters that you may be lucky enough to have ride in your subway car.  Dante’s Inferno-style, I’ve divided the circles of horror into

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 9
11 Feb 2010

FREE Liminal Space at The Lay Up

Have you ever really sat down and thought of how many times you find yourself in a ‘˜liminal space’?  Probably not.  A term I often heard bandied about in grad school, liminal space is one that (theoretically, physically, politically or otherwise) is neither here nor there.  It lies on the

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0
06 Feb 2010

Short People on the Train

Short people’I am watching you.  That means you’yah, you, short lady.  You probably don’t think I can see you because I am taller than you.  Well, around 5’8” if you must know.  And you are what, maybe 5 feet?  Interesting.  My sister is 5 feet tall so maybe I am

Christine Witmer - Sparing Stringer 0
31 Aug 2009

FREE Books, FREE Reading, FREE Show

Tonight, you can enrich your broke-ass brain with some FREE literary events around the city. FREE Bushwick Book Club Bushwick Book Club is to traditional book clubs like sex toy parties are to Tupperware parties. Instead of people discussing a book they all read, the Bushwick Book Club has local

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 1