4 Minute Read, or how we are obsessed with measuring our lives out in little pockets of time.
Under the Weather: how we tell weather stories when the weather is making less and less sense.
There are lots of reasons why art is left unfinished. A common reason is that the artist dies.
The Faces of Google Street View, which appear like ruptures in the fabric of perfect universe, are a reminder of layers and layers of labor that go into making it.
I considered The California Photograph, in all its variations.
I got scammed and it made me think about the performance of authority.
Mulled wine, the illusion of coziness, and what happened when all my friends broke up.
Hemlock kills philosophers, but also sheep.
My Airport: Boston Logan, which is also the largest art installation in New England.
Baseball in October: notes on being a lapsed late-season fan.
On the app Nextdoor, community policing, and neighborhood vigilantism.
Another morning spent watching arraignments, this time in Nassau County District Court. Counties are very powerful!
A morning spent watching arraignments at criminal court in Queens.
Police tape is weird. It’s an assertion of power by the state; it’s flimsy, and it’s also absolute.
Down with the daily crime story, or how newspapers help law enforcement stay powerful.