Things

Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

Things

Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

Things

Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

Things

Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

Things

Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

Things

Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

Things

Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Too Big to Jail

It started last week when I was mugged by a black man with a protruding stomach on the Madison Avenue bus. I couldn’t figure out why he was bumping his stomach into me– hard– over and …

I Hate Verizon. I Like AT&T

My First Cellphone

Your voyeur recently purchased her first cell phone.  I’d gotten by nicely cadging other people’s phones when I needed,  But when a doorman wouldn’t reveal the room number of a physical therapist I wanted to visit I …

Be All You Can Be: live green and clean and inexpensively

baskets of apples and squash

Your Manhattan Voyeur soaks up strategies for living a good life

1 Pops of intense color should be in your best tsotchkes, paintings, or even better in flowers. These grab the eye ( as it were) and draw attention away …

So Manhattan Friends: Let’s Trump Martha Stewart

yellow apple on white plate

Your Manhattan Voyeur’s lean mean strategies for a clean green life

 

1. Liquid dishwashing soap’s healthier than dry cleaning for food stains on your favorite indoor sweater. Cheaper too. Rub it in, add warm water, rub again and rinse. …

Guns and the Ideal of Violence

young man pointing hand like a gun

Time to Grow Up, America

I love Frank Rich’s analysis of our gun problems. He says we’re going to have to grow up about the issue like we grew up as a nation about slavery–educate ourselves. It’s true that our …

David Letterman is Better than a Great White Shirt

David Letterman is better than a great white shirt. My great white shirt is by the way a fitted Brooks brothers men’s shirt. Sometimes I forget my white shirt for a month or more. But then I put it on …

Armageddon Hits Barney’s Men’s Department

The world is coming to an end. Truly.

I was checking out Barney’s men’s department to see what merch people are knocking off to sell in my price bracket. I like to look at men’s socks–sometimes Barney’s has sales, and …

Fifty Shades of Sexual Dysfunction

Brilliant intellectual men who worry about the book business point to instantly huge sales of the Fifty Shades of Grey books (50-50 ebooks vs tangible books) as the latest example of the power of the social network.

Before generalizing, however, …

A New Seinfeld After All These Years

chocolate heart cancy

Did you ever have a really great day and want to savor it. Well, my most recent great day was punctuated by an event that just blissed me out. I was flipping channels: nothing interested me. But then suddenly I …

The Night David Letterman Hated Me

red sports car

Our streets bring a kaleidoscope of treasure to us voyeurs or (as we prefer to say) totally intense observers.

I’ll never forget the night I took a solitary walk around my block. It was after a soft spring  rain and …