Evening Rush Hour
by Graham Smith
My Online Dumping Ground
In the New York Times article “Gap Between Manhattan’s Rich and Poor Is Greatest in U.S., Census Finds,” Sam Roberts investigates demographic trends with data and analysis from Social Explorer and Andrew Beveridge. Newly released data from the American Community Survey reveal that “Manhattan is becoming an island of extremes.”
Bottles of Gatorade Blue Bolt floating in a bath of Powerade Mountain Blast, 2013
I can’t tell if this is seriously art or if it’s just tongue in cheek sarcastic art or if it’s post-ironic ironic art, or ironic art, or literally just a joke and that is so not okay.
IT’S OKAY TO BE SILLY.
Your stories don’t need to be dark and grim, or revolve around saving the world from imminent destruction. Sometimes, all people need is a silly story to take their mind off things.
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I took this one afternoon while I was staying in the mountains. It was really cold and rainy outside and I was reading one of my favourite books while listening to lovely music.
I want this
I would never ever leave
Oh I need this so badly
I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per hour minimum wage in the country.
Other cities and states should follow Seattle’s example.
Contrary to the dire predictions of opponents, the hike won’t cost Seattle…
you get up in the morning.