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Safari By Jennifer Egan

If I was to be completely honest, I did not really understand the purpose of this short story. It might have just been that there were so many characters and after a while I started to get tired of reading this short story that I was not following the plot. 265 more words


New Yorker at Work

Michael Spodek, 59, currently works as a real estate broker in Manhattan. A native of the Bronx, he has lived in all boroughs, and Manhattan for over 30 years. 452 more words

City Living: Scenes from an Apartment Block

The June 25, 2018 edition of The New Yorker carried a cover that continues to tickle me days after I first had a chance to see it. 695 more words



It’s happened before.  In my early 20’s, after leaving UCLA without my B.A. degree 2 years prior in February 1981, my life changed for the better because of the death of someone that I didn’t even know. 1,577 more words


Cup I Don't Understand

So yeah, Mr. Shanahan is combining the Wyeth painting

with the World Cup. But is there an actual joke behind this unholy alliance?