In a long line for a coffeeshop bathroom
The bathroom door has been closed for 10 minutes or more. Two young men emerge together. The woman at the front of the line enters. People at nearby tables look up & mouth “Did they just…?” to those in the queue. We collectively snicker and roll our eyes. The woman from the front of the line exits a minute later and announces, “It goes really fast when you’re not...
‘She gives everyone the feeling of calm assurance that one’s best is...– Jane Addams: Spirit in Action. Louise W. Knight
Around the world, the response to chronic youth unemployment has been...– Stephen Marche for Esquire.
Friday Evening, Delancey & Essex
Man in group of young men who blocked my path: "Yo, my friend is interested in fat girls."
Me: "I'm interested in men who don't act like assholes."
For the mainstream thrust of anti-intellectualism, as it stands today,...– Maggie Nelson. The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning.