Friday, March 25, 2011


sweating, n. 2. b. spec. (a) The practice of doing piece-work overtime; (b) the practice of exacting hard work from employees for low wages, esp. under a middleman by sub-contract. (See sweat v. 5c, 6b)


As you probably know, today is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Fire, which happened just down the street from where I work. Unfortunately, those conditions are still with us...

new tune-yards video

Beginning part reminds me of that weird Renaldo and the Loaf video from back in the days. Go full screen...

tUnE-yArDs "Bizness"

SKI in the NY Times

Look what I found!

An article on debates over what it means to be pro-Israel featured this picture, taken in Sderot ... (by Rina Castelnuovo)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Elevator conversation

ER enters elevator, with cart full of recyclables. Two neighbors have already boarded.

NEIGHBOR ONE: Doing some recycling, huh.
ER: Yup.
NEIGHBOR TWO: So, you have four people living in that one-bedroom now, huh.
ER: You two are real detectives today.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Rob Swift documentary premiere!

Friday, March 4, at the Jackson Heights Triplex!

DJ Rob Swift: Live! The Documented Movement debuts at the Queens World Film Festival

Premiere date: Tomorrow, March 4th. at 10:35pm

Location: Jackson Theater (Cinema #3) located at 40-31 82nd Street (off Roosevelt Avenue), Jackson Heights, NY 11379.

Directions: #7 Train to 82nd St./Jackson Heights

Admission fee: $6.00