Posts Tagged: the dmv

No We Are Not Joking About The Great Mind-Wasting Horror That Is The DMV

People drop things on the Internet and run all the time. So we have to ask.

Went to the Herald Square DMV this morning at 9:45 to get a NY state ID. Walked out w/ all the paperwork done at 2:40pm. It took FIVE HOURS.

— Dana Stevens (@thehighsign) November 20, 2013

Dana! So what happened here? Some backstory is probably in order before I get into the details of what went down. Let’s start with the fact that I’ve survived the past 15 years as a New York State resident without any form of state ID. During that period, I’ve spent more time flashing my [...]


For Her Next Trick, She Will Try To Pay For Her U.S. Mint Souvenirs With Monopoly Money

I know it's tough to find parking in these car-choked times, but if you're going to drive around a vehicle with forged license plates, pulling into a spot at the local Department Of Motor Vehicles seems like a very risky way to solve any time crunch that might be imperiled by, say, circling the block a couple more times. And yet a Long Island woman who owns an auto body shop did just that while looking for a place to park yesterday! The story ended thusly: "not long after, a DMV inspector happened to stroll by. He immediately spotted the forged license plates." Perhaps this was all a test [...]