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Black Friday

Every year, about two weeks out from my birthday, I am a miserable boy. I turn 32 on February 26 and all I’ve been thinking about—as I count the days til my Facebook wall is filled with birthday wishes—is Black Friday. I know we’re months past 2013’s Black Friday and nearly a year away from 2014’s, but there’s footage replaying… Read more →


As I prepare for my flight fly back to Los Angeles I’m reminded of Rosa, the young woman I helped when I flew into LaGuardia Airport last week. She was in the back of a yellow cab—the curbside back door thrown open—being talked at by the taxi driver (still in the driver’s seat) and the taxi dispatcher, who loomed on… Read more →