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Houdini's Grandest Illusion

It was about 16-pages—that fantasy novel I contrived as an eleven year old. About dragons, monsters, and such things. Spoke and entered into grueling, grandiose wars of epic proportions. 832 more words


Actually, New York Will Not Be Getting a Branch of The Andy Warhol Museum

Sorry, fans of Warhol, and anyone who was trying to make bank off a flashy new museum coming to a gentrifying neighborhood. Nearly two years after… 354 more words

NYC Resiliency: Rebuild by Design

by Amanda Sengstacken

Since the devastation of October 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, enumerable concerned organizations, committees, and individuals of NYC have been toiling furiously towards a common goal.  978 more words


Never Too Much

The mix tape I made for myself in 1982
and can no longer find begins with
Luther Vandross singing “Never Too Much.”
I lost it in 1992 in New York. 488 more words

3. Literature

Christmas is Coming - Part 5

And with those words from my boss, “See you.” I’m done. My work responsibilities are over and time itself becomes something different. Time is a resource, something to be viewed dispassionately, to be used to solve my problem. 2,211 more words

Mission Chinese 2.0: Possible

Yesterday I got a disturbing text from my barber.  It wasnt so much about the content of the text, but rather the fact that I got a text from my barber that was alarming.   748 more words


But Worse To Dance With the Devil Than Parch Yourself On the Golden Sun

I can feel it churning, twisting, and building, like a thunderous, dark rain cloud on hyperloop. My guts fill, they burst, and I am defeated. Succumb. 930 more words