"One of the magical things about theater is that it gathers a crowd of people in a quiet space, and each member of the audience gets to see how people respond differently to the different things being said on stage. The person next to you will laugh at something that you’d never think of laughing at, and you’ll get a glimpse into all the different ways of viewing the world. Unfortunately, so much theater today is less nuanced. It gives you a large dose of one way of thinking, in hopes of getting as many of the same type of people into the theater as possible."
And then there are those nights you find yourself at the DJ set of some guy from Depeche Mode (they’re like famous right) because you won a raffle at a synth fair
My work machine runs XP on 2 GB RAM and a 2.8 GHz Pentium D. Sometimes I like to torture it by opening 19 tabs in Chrome at once.
It has been one year since graduation. Yesterday, one of my best friends from high school whom I haven’t seen or spoken with in years, called and said, “I’m in Bushwick.” Shit’s auspicious.
“In a lot of ways this is a city built on Pretend. We pretend that we aren’t getting older, that we can still be out until four in the morning and it won’t be any different when we wake up than it was in our early 20s. We pretend that we have plenty of time to accomplish all the goals we think…