If you could open a museum with unlimited funding. What would it be?
— Kenny who once asked “What do you do to relax?”
Its a birthday dinner.
— Lily on teens next to us at Playa Betty’s
I never realized there were cars parked there.
— Lily on floors above Playa Betty’s
Bet you’re glad you didn’t go to art school.
— Helen
Hey Ben, meet MealPal.
— AJ
I sent them the Jackie Robinson photo.
— Sid on his response to MTA sending him a refund letter for a lost senior card
I can't wait for tomorrow. To do this all over again.
— Spencer on work
But here we are.
— Main lady at Steven’s memorial gathering
The nicest street.
— Lily
What do you do?
— Question I got asked twice at Stand Up NY
I knew this day would come.
— Jason*
I know you worked.
— Helen
I see snails but the shells are walnuts.
— Lily
At the very moment of stuckness, if you just stop and look around you, you’ll find the world is very real.
— Robert Pirsig, old NPR interview
Every day next year.
— Lily
In a witch’s world, conventional metrics of success and failure are immaterial. Return to the fraught and petty cycle of reincarnation
— Porpentine Charity Heartscape, Beautiful Frog, 2015, Whitney Biennial 2017
I am not drinking any fucking Merlot.
— Paul Giamatti, Sideways
The secret to doing good research is always to be a little underemployed
— Amos Tversky via “You’re Too Busy. You Need a ‘Shultz Hour,’” The New York Times
Previous images of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site have revealed personnel playing volleyball, but never before in three concurrent games.
— William J. Broad, “Activity Spotted at North Korea Nuclear Test Site: Volleyball,” The New York Times
Let me get my phone… I call my glass of wine my phone.
— Sid