Friday, March 18, 2016
They wouldn’t imagine that we were still here in this building.
— Lily in the Hotel Belleclaire
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Choose a record.
— Third Rail Projects performer, The Grand Paradise
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Everyone always turns that way.
— X-ray technician on turning onto back when it should be belly
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
— Uncle Mike
Monday, March 14, 2016
— Henry’s fake fist bump
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Hell of a damn grave. Wish it were mine.
— Royal Tenenbaum, The Royal Tenenbaums
Saturday, March 12, 2016
I remember when I was little, the first dream I had, I don’t think I was even asleep!
Friday, March 11, 2016
Do you want it to be good, or do you want it to be yours?
— Tom Yates, “Chapter 48,” House Of Cards
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Give me that money young man. I remember those glasses. You got me last time, you got me this time, I’ll get you next time.
— My favorite street book selling guy on 73rd and Broadway on negotiating
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
I like how you call it little poops.
— Ann on my ceramics term (adopted from Lily)
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
The great painter Van Dyck didn’t impress me nearly as much as that.
— Sid the Kid on people putting up a window display
Monday, March 7, 2016
Ferns ferns ferns
The loves of my life
— Michael Dickman, “John Clare,” Green Migraine
Sunday, March 6, 2016
I’ve been trying to since day one.
— Trader Joe’s employee after I said we were leaving the store, not looking for the end of the line
Saturday, March 5, 2016
You gotta have some paper man, that’s just the bottom line to it.
— Man on NJT
Friday, March 4, 2016
— Paul Buckley
Thursday, March 3, 2016
He caught a lucky break.
— Jealous designer on John Gall’s instagram at #collageparty
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
The tourbillon, he said, “is a testament to our ability to celebrate, and indeed cherish, obsolescence as art.”
— Alex Williams, “Why a $15,950 Tourbillon Watch Is Considered a Steal,” The New York Times
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
REAL is my promise to you.
— Jacque Torres, Jacque Torres cookie bag
Monday, February 29, 2016
He has offered shifting reasons for his 10 years of silence. In his 2007 memoir, “My Grandfather’s Son,” he wrote that he had never asked questions in college or law school and that he had been intimidated by some of his fellow students.
— Adam Liptak, “Clarence Thomas Breaks 10 Years of Silence at Supreme Court,” The New York Times
Sunday, February 28, 2016
— NYC ID employee to Lily and me as we waited to get our NYC ID