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Last Friday night I got a lap dance. From a girl. And I don’t even remember her name.

The problem with my 18:00 CET photos is that I had to tell a story about what was happening to me at 18:00 CET, which was, of course, noon in New York,

Last Friday, at noon, I wasn’t doing the most interesting of things that I did Friday; I was visiting the Strand bookstore.

At […]

18:00 CET: At home, admiring my Hasa Diga Eebowai T-Shirt and the frog that will change my life.

I’m happy to report that I am at home – my flight arrived back in Berlin some 3 hours late, due, at first, to the fact that a plane landed on one of the Newark runways with its nose-gear up – which ended up closing the airport for awhile, and then, secondly, due to a […]

18:00 CET – at the US Post Office in Greenwich Village

Today is my last day in the States – if all goes well, in a mere 5 hours, I will be somewhere over New England on my way back to Germany.

At noon EST, 18:00 CET, we were at a US Post Office in Greenwich Village – my Sagittarius Amigo wrote seven postcards, but had […]

18:00 CET is the perfect time for Peking Duck – Lunch in New York

The duck led a happy life and, therefore, made me happy at lunch.

At noon Saturday I found myself in the heart of New York City’s China Town eating Peking Duck at Peking Duck House.

Tour Guide Bert

It was a part of the Chinatown Food and Culture Walking Tour offered by Foods […]

18:00 CET: Noon in New York and I’m at the Strand.

This morning my Sagittarius Amigo and I met for breakfast at 7. He’s suffering from jetlag and, having had woken up at 03:30, informed me that USA Today was a terrible newspaper.

After breakfast we left the hotel and over the next several hours we first took the Staten Island Ferry to and from Staten […]

Where was I when I found out…

I was in bed, asleep, when I heard an SMS arrive. 5 AM.

Holy shit Osama .bin laden is dead.

I sort of fell back asleep – waking an hour later at my usual time, heading off to work, passively reading bits and pieces of news on the Internets during pauses in work.

Truthfully, while […]

Black Friday

Greetings from the 'hood!

This morning my sister and I got up early and headed out to go shopping—it’s nicknamed “Black Friday” because it’s the day that merchants in America go from losing money to making money—at least that’s what the newspapers say.

I call it Black Friday because that describes the light when […]

Improv Berlin!

I’ve long been a fan of Improv Everywhere, a New York City based group of creative geniuses who do performance art in unlikely public spaces.

Unfortunately since I don’t live in New York City, I’ve been unable to participate in one of their events. Sometimes, however, they travel, and much to my great surprise and […]

Coney Island & Cyclones

For years I’ve read about family fun out at Coney Island, yet I’ve never made the trek out there.

That changed yesterday when I headed out to see the Brooklyn Cyclones’ season opener.

At the conclusion of my meeting yesterday, in which I think progress was made on some important issues, I got my hair […]

Seen Tuesday Night