A 9,000 Mile Journey In A Mustang, Part 1: New York To California

This summer, I drove from my home in Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles and back again. It's just something I've always wanted to do. It was a special trip for me, not just because I got to see the whole country and spend time with some of my favorite people, but because the idea of driving a Ford Mustang clear across… » 10/29/14 1:18pm Yesterday 1:18pm

Gawker missed connections

Remember Ghost World? The central characters meet through a missed connections ad. I was reminded of that today when a former colleague phoned me to vent because she wanted to find the person who jammed the photocopier (it's the final week of teaching here). Her missed connection would have been something like, "We… » 10/29/14 7:20am Yesterday 7:20am