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Pop Quiz, Hotshot!

I was riding the Q6 bus in Queens last night, and I asked the bus driver if someone who has never driven a bus can instantly figure out how to do it like Sandra Bullock did in Speed. He said that it’s not much different from driving a car, but that there’s a trick to […]

It Gets Funnier Every Day: An Essay About My Former Neighbors

This is an essay about my former neighbors, who I will call the Garza family. I used to live in an illegal, non-soundproofed basement apartment in a house in which the family upstairs from me consisted of a “mother,” a “father,” and their three spawn. These spawn, who all have names that begin with the […]