Sunday, September 25, 2016
Yes it’s a thing. We get a kick out of it.
— Security guard at the MOMA responding to “is that a thing?” about a piece of fishing wire strung from the ceiling to a small weight on the floor
Saturday, September 24, 2016
The silver fox.
— Circle Line tour guide
Friday, September 23, 2016
I’m listening. What do you think these are? Potato chips?
— Lily pointing to her ears
Thursday, September 22, 2016
A hair of the dog is a friend indeed.
— Paul Muldoon, “Symposium”
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
So they approved it with different type?
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Mr. Murray looked fatigued toward the end of his shift. When asked what he had learned on the job, he said, “Well, if your barback isn’t getting you the right glasses” — he glared at a fellow bartender — “then you’re put in an instant of creativity, where you have to make a drink with the glasses you have. And that, to me, is a life of service.”
— Foster Kamer, “Bill Murray, Brooklyn Bartender,” The New York Times
Monday, September 19, 2016
Cellphone users can opt to block all but the presidential alerts.
— J. David Goodman and David Gelles, “Cellphone Alerts Used in New York to Search for Bombing Suspect,” The New York Times
Sunday, September 18, 2016
*Sound of birds*
— Flock of squeaky row boats
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Friday, September 16, 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016
But I kept wondering: Here I am, with a job and opportunities that many people rightly envy me for, but in reality, the job consists to a large degree of sitting at my desk and having an unpleasant time.
— Christoph Niemann, Sunday Sketching
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Enough to shop out?
— RH meeting
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
He’s a pepper pot full of fun.
— Sid on main WQXR person’s voice
Monday, September 12, 2016
— Sam from Murray’s
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Knucklebones have been found in tombs where they must have been intended to help the deceased while away endless time.
— caption for “Group of glass astragaloi (knucklebones) Greek, 3rd-2nd century B.C.”
Saturday, September 10, 2016
If you stand all the way in that corner…
— Excited Gagosian security guard encouraging a specific photo thru a Richard Serra
Friday, September 9, 2016
The corridors here look repulsive.
— Werner Herzog, Lo and Behold
Thursday, September 8, 2016
A nap is like you get to kill yourself and take it back.
— Louis C.K.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
How’s the project?
— Super friendly and great receptionist at NY Sports Club
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
You couldn’t make up these stories.
— Sid on his voicemails