Tag Archives: New-York

Let’s Talk About the Museum of Sex

“Type. Swipe. Search. Upload. Download. Post. Stream. These are the new verbs of desire. Our most intimate thoughts, fantasies, and urges are now transmitted via electronic devices to rapt audiences all over the world.”        — The Museum of Sex Bribery … Continue reading

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Confronting the Abyss at Trapeze School New York

“Advice from a veteran trapeze performer: Throw your heart over the bars and your body will follow.” — Unknown Harness on, I looked out from the rooftop trapeze school toward Manhattan’s Freedom Tower and gave a half-hearted acknowledgment when my … Continue reading

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Laughter from a Bright Yellow Sweater

Image by Stuart Ross, used with permission I thought I was safe to go to a comedy club in New York City, but I was wrong. If a performer on stage ever needs a volunteer, I have a special talent: … Continue reading

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Go to New York for French Fries

We had a fun day in New York City. First stop: the Grand Central Oyster Bar for a pan roast, a deliciously rich and decadent soup. We had ours with oysters and scallops. Oyster Pan Roast and Harpoon Oyster Stout … Continue reading

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