This is a paper that I wrote in college for Cultural Anthropology on fitness and self confidence. I believe I wrote this during my freshman year. I have not edited out any writing mistakes, nor have I changed the...
Yesterday, I was engaged in a conversation with one of my neighbors while heading home on the train. At one point, she got a disgusted look in her face and signaled for me to come in closer. I got...
So once again, the MTA doesn't give a damn. They should rename the MTA to the HTA, cause Honey Badger don't give a f*ck! The MTA is as relentless as the Honey Badger when it comes fare hikes. They continue...
This man has been working the subways since when I was a teenager, I'm about to hit my 40s. Whenever I see him, I smile and nod. I have tried to engage him in conversation, but it's never happened....
NYC is a place of many rules. In addition to the rules set forth by the city, private and public organizations also have their own subset of rules that we are expected to follow. One of the rules that the...
Sometime ago, a young, male friend of mine was angry because someone called him the "N" word on the subway, and no one stood up for him. I asked him, what did he expect to happen? From my point of...
Hey, uhm, yeah we are going to be going ahead and releasing this "non-toxic" gas into the air while most of you are commuting to and from work. This is a test to protect you against terrorism, so you...
Let's once again talk about trains and your safety. I have covered this topic before. Rules about riding the subway, and many stories. But yesterday I saw something that requires another refresher. Okay, so let's do this. As the train...
Apparently a showtime dancer attacksĀ a passenger for ignoring the show. That's crazy, ain't it? I never really pay attention to the showtime guys on the subway, but don't go punching me in the face! I actually fight back! The NYPD...
This is the coolest, gig, ever. This man appears to love his work. I wish I could have that! [vimeo 134619704 w=500 h=281] The Most Recognizable Voice in New York from NewYorker on Vimeo. Meet the man behind New York City's subway...
There is something that I have said many times in my life. As a hip hop artist, and a blogger I have come across many talented and amazing individuals. I have said time and time again that a singer...
Someone asked me, "can I get a date from the subway? We spend so much time riding the trains." Ah, the never ending game of love! When and where will love show it's beautiful face? However, their point is true,...
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