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Fakes On A Train

I tried to get a photo of the young men from Ivory Coast who stand on the train platforms with open briefcases full of counterfeit watches, but when their sentry saw me aim my camera, he shouted, “Mbuala a’fahti!”, which is Yaoure for “That fat guy has a camera!” and they all snapped their cases shut and began chatting about …

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37 Seconds

37 seconds of looking out my office window, using a medium-rez digicam. I’ll probably try this again with a better camera on a less overcast day.

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MyNerves

I think I’m already beginning to get a little annoyed with the onslaught of “my”. Thanks to News Corp, we’ve got MySpace, MyNetworkTV and New York’s My9 tv channel. Sure, I’ve got a MySpace account (even though most of the time it won’t let me log in), but this whole army of “My” (nerdy Bjork shout-out) is getting on MyNerves. …

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Spitzer Plans Expanded Protections

New York gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer plans to include same-sex couples in domestic violence legislation, according to his running mate, David Paterson. Spitzer has already pledged to legalize gay marriage if elected, although as Attorney General he was forced to argue against it in court cases. Spitzer is a shoo-in for the November election, drawing massive support from both major …

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HomoQuotable – Johnny Is A Man

“The minute you begin blogging about how “ugly” other blogs are, you become a fucking nerd who never has sex.” – Johnny, author of Johnny Is A Man and the mp3 blog Lost In The 80’s, in an email exchange with me about blog critics.

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Just Like Tracy Turnblad

Last night I finally had the ultimate New York experience. Walking down 14th Street at 10pm, a ginormous rat darted out of an alley and ran right across my strappy-sandled foot. The girl walking towards me froze in horror, then yelled, “OHMAHGAWD! Do you want me to take you to the hospital?” I laughed and said, “For a tranquilizer?” She …

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Morning View – Washington Square Arch

The 77-foot tall arch in Washington Square Park was built in 1892 to commemorate the centennial of George Washington’s inauguration. It was designed by Stanford White, one of the most revered of the Beaux Arts architects. Washington Square Park used to be a cemetery. “You son of a bitch! You moved the headstones, but you didn’t move the bodies!”

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Sirius OutQ: Thursday 10AM EST

Tomorrow morning I’ll be back as Larry Flick’s guest on Sirius OutQ In The Morning, the only national all-gay morning talk show. Stream the show, here. My bit’s at 10am, 7am on the left coast. I love radio, I don’t got to get my hair did.

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