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On Bloomberg Cronies Desperately Trolling To Recast The Bloomberg Era As "Progressive"

I think your analysis of the housing plan is a bit flawed. I don't think you would completely dismiss the relevance of the preservation of affordable housing if you talked to some of the tenants in these distressed buildings that are getting rehabilitated while maintaining affordable rents for the tenants in place.

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 3:46 pm 0

On Let's Send Charles Barron to Congress!

I'll just leave this here

Posted on June 13, 2012 at 3:42 pm 0

On Home For The Holidays

this is so lovely and heartbreaking and dear. thank you! i wish i had a similar documentation of leaving my childhood home behind.

Posted on December 23, 2011 at 10:58 am 0

On The 1% Fires Back! "I Am a Fat Cat, I’m Not Ashamed"!

@Ham_Snadwich so very helpful and concise! thanks!

Posted on December 20, 2011 at 4:48 pm 0

On The 1% Fires Back! "I Am a Fat Cat, I’m Not Ashamed"!

Seriously, though, can someone help me with some pithy one-liners to refute these sentiments? My brother-in-law is a Fat Cat and I'm not looking forward to Christmas debates with him...

Posted on December 20, 2011 at 11:17 am 0

On What Will London Become?

I've basically just been thinking that this would not happen in NYC because the NYPD would just shoot a bunch of people and then everyone would go home. Is that correct? Not saying that this is a good thing (at all), just that it's what I picture happening.

Posted on August 11, 2011 at 10:51 am 0

On What The Future Looked Like In 1995

wait, the "internet" is not coterminous with the "world wide web"?

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 6:45 pm 0

On Weekend At Kermie's: The Muppets' Strange Life After Death

@Arsenic I also worked at the Henson Company one summer as in intern in the Muppet Mansion on the Upper East Side. I got to see the giant file-cabinet-thing where all the various iterations of the muppets were stored! It was mind-blowing.

Posted on July 13, 2011 at 4:36 pm 0

On What Kind Of ‘I Don’t Own A TV’ People Do You Have In Your Life?

What about, "I don't own a TV AND I don't know what Hulu is! I called it hula!" What's the proper response to that :/

Posted on July 11, 2011 at 3:57 pm 0

On 11 Completely Scientific, Not At All Dubious Diets From Our Recent Past

Helen Gurley Brown's Sex and the Single Girl diet: 1 egg and 1 glass of wine for breakfast, same for lunch, and a steak and the rest of the bottle for dinner. Drunkorexia!

Posted on June 30, 2011 at 4:59 pm 0