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Always ask for more $$$. There is always more $$$.

Overheard in my office: “Hey how much do you pay the writers for [X client]?” “$200 for [Topic A] and $250 for [Topic B] … because the [Topic B] writers asked for more and the [Topic A] writers did not.” … Continue reading

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Foodie braggarts can afford ‘whimsical’ meals, why not a cab?!

Late commute silent subway scream: Ugh lawd, please save me from these rich New Brooklyn demi-hipster (business suit plus “edgy” piercings) foodie a-holes scrolling through memories of expensive meals past on their phones, complete with running vocal fry commentary: “… … Continue reading

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That word: I do not think it means what you think it means

Awww, bless this restaurant PR/menu writer’s heart: “The dining area has a quaint speakeasy vibe that host a small window, allowing guests an opportunity to peek into the kitchen to see Executive Chef [X] work his culinary magistry.” There are … Continue reading

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#NoBanNoWall #NewYorkWelcomesAll

Notes from the #NoBanNoWall protest rally in Battery Park, lower Manhattan: Unusual sign: “I am conservative. I am appalled” plus on the reverse side, Hebrew lettering alongside English reading “For You Were Strangers in the Land of Egypt” — an … Continue reading

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Overheard: Bolt Bus, NYC to Boston

Bolt Bus is a really nice, well-organized, tightly-run Greyhound subsidiary. But it’s still a bus. So, you have to brace for the worst. Usually, the “worst” is just mildly annoying, though sometimes amusing. Sometimes both! For example, on a recent … Continue reading

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