This is a photo that somehow slipped into my storage locker at the Manhattan Mini Storage on Van Dam St. How unhappy does the “driver” look? I’m trying to determine where they are (West Indies?) and how old it is (late 80′s?) – but the blue truck in the background seems newer, and I’m pretty … Continued
During the transit strike I was living in the Lower East Side and walking to work. Somewhere on 1st Avenue in the teens there were a half dozen of these plastered on one light post after the next. My girlfriend says this is touching but I just think it’s creepy. Either way, I sure hope … Continued
I found this on September 11th, 2001.
It seems even the trash cans are neater on the Upper East Side. I found this stack of torn pages from a teenage diary placed delicately on top, no rooting required. This prep school girl partied a lot more than I ever did in high school, and her diary reads like the portrait of the … Continued
This one was found in a rather greasy plastic bag in a gutter in the East Village.
I found this post-it note stuck inside the back cover of a library book at the mid-Manhattan library. It doesn’t seem related to the book, “As She Climbed Across the Table”, by Jonathan Lethem.
Found this in a Kinko’s in Manhattan not too long ago. I think it’s one of the most hilarious things ever.
I picked a little pad up off the street in the East Village on Saturday — the day after the horrible school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut — and opened to find this page. Not entirely sure of the message, but I’m going to just hope it’s in support of gun control, and against killing drugged … Continued
I found this at the post office the day after Valentine’s Day.