Is This the Lobster?

This was found on the city information sign outside of the Malt Shop downtown. The death may have been induced by seafood allergies, pincers of mass destruction, or a severe case of lobsterusphobius resulting in heart failure.

That Box

This note was flapping down the beach by the North Avenue pier. I was with Nicole and Claire. It was a clear, windy day- Thursday May 11, 2000. This note is written on the back of a blue piece of stationary from a Secretarial-Bookkeeping Service in Kansas City. Of all the cryptic, inexplicable phrased I … Continued

Dear Santa

My friends Corey, Emily and I found this in our 11th grade Social Studies class. If this kid gets his way, Christmas might not be the same next year. I hope he got the boat and the hair remover.

Message in a Bottle

Dear Found Magazine, First, I’d like to take the opportunity to thank you for the permanent crook that I now have in my neck from scouring the landscape. We live on the beach; all kinds of things wash up. This note was found this morning by my husband while he and Stella the dog were … Continued

Super Gay

I am a teacher and one thing that I find amazing is the amount of paper waste that accumulates over the course of a day.

White Box Truck

I was walking the dog in a park behind our home and found this card on the ground. Very simple, yet scary in its own right: a drawing of the box truck suspected in the sniper shooting, and the tip line phone number.

Gun Control

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