Category Archives: Sustainable Living

Treeshagging: Ten ideas for dendrophiliacs.

Asking me about dating is like asking a monkey about his experience falling out of trees.  I have done it, yes, but more or less accidentally, and so surprised was I that it actually happened  that next to nothing has … Continue reading

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Aristocratic aspirations: BigAdam of Bushwick

In case you couldn’t tell from my baronial mustaches (which I have been cultivating since a hair first sprouted from my virgin chin like the first green sprig of spring), I have great ambitions in Bushwick, the land of beards … Continue reading

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Why wearing assless chaps is safer than a bicycle helmet

Denial is a wonderful thing. Denial allows me to seriously say that sleeping on a camping mat is comfortable (it is!) or that my minimalist lifestyle (including camping mat) does not have an adverse effect on my dating life. Denial … Continue reading

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Gomez Addams Jr., Bike Shop Owner

Think Globally, Vote Uninformedly, thats my motto. Or maybe its Buy Locally, Act Inappropriately. You see, I could purchase everything local, everything from my tortillas to my beer to the Village Bicycle-which is owned and ridden by no one but … Continue reading

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At war with the cyclists

Dressing up is an integral part of war, a key element not of surprise, but of intimidation. The vikings put horns on their helmets to store their donuts (donut itself is a word that roughly translates into “pillage snack”), and … Continue reading

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The principles of yelling at old women.

I do not consider myself a principled individual. This is not because I do not claim to have them, but rather because they have never been tested in any meaningful way. To claim the hardiness of my principles would be … Continue reading

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Why I sleep on the floor.

There is a fine line between being principled and being eccentric (or, eccentric and straight-up strange) and I—all pirouettes and salsa steps—I am dancing all over that line. When I moved to New York City, I limited my possessions to … Continue reading

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