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Photo of the day: Keep dog’s away

Consider the number of people that must have seen this sign before it was posted: the writer, the printer, the sign manufacturer, the installer, the building manager. And not one knows how to spell, or cared enough to fix the mistake. Amazing.

Photo of the day: Yes if no

Orian got this hilarious survey in the mail and saved it for me cuz he knew I’d get a kick out of it. (He knows me so well!) I knew something was off immediately, but I had to stare at it for a moment before I could see what the heck was going on. Do [Keep Reading...]

Some early posts that deserve more traffic

I hit 250 posts the other day after 13 months of writing this blog. Looking back on some of the earlier posts, I found a few that I really liked but barely got any traffic. There were only 5 people reading my blog then (I love them), so I thought that maybe there would be [Keep Reading...]

Photo of the day: But if you teach me to organize…

A few months ago I was walking down the street in TriBeCa and noticed this amazing poster in a window on Hudson Street. I didn’t have my camera with me so I sent a triptych-tweet with the words instead. If you give me a fish you have fed me for a day. If you teach [Keep Reading...]

My favorite terms from The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit 2008 — Part 1

Today as I was cleaning up my desk, I found my old 2008 Page-A-Day Calendar of The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit. I used to have it on my desk at Liquidnet and got a huge kick out of lamenting a new bullshit term every day. The definitions are hilarious and merciless. Sometimes the terms were [Keep Reading...]

Photo of the day: Warning: Movie longer than flight

There was outrageous and incredibly frightening turbulence on my Cathay Pacific flight back to JFK from Vancouver. When it was all over, my heart was pounding and I was just happy to be alive. I decided to turn on a movie to calm myself down even though there was less than two hours left in [Keep Reading...]

Photo of the day: Hand-written menu at Chanterelle

Chanterelle is a fancy schmancy restaurant in my neighborhood, TriBeCa. Like many restaurants they post their menu in the window, but theirs is completely handwritten and absolutely gorgeous. It immediately tells you something about the kind of service you’ll be getting there. It’s dated to indicate a seasonal menu and embellished with huge descenders. I [Keep Reading...]