Author Archives: Linus

About Linus

The man behind the curtain. But couldn't we get a nicer curtain?

Hamstands

A picture really is worth a bunch of words. So go look at it. Continue reading

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On Tonight’s Menu

See your shadow, will you? Go on, Punx, make my day. Continue reading

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Captain, Captain!

That dark mass up ahead looks like February. I hate when that happens. Continue reading

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Picking a Winner

When bad movies happen to good people who knew they were going to bad movies but thought it would be fun anyway. Continue reading

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The Grammar of Winter

If the Inuit have 200 words for snow — and they don’t really, but more on that later — we New Yorkers need only one. It’s not meant for polite conversation. Continue reading

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Rain Nor Snow Nor’Easter

After a balmy December and a few slashes of chill in early January, we’ve got winter at last. It’s down around zero in the wind, which has been the rule rather than the exception this week, and snow should be … Continue reading

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Eat Me, Kate: a Three-Hour Tour de Burger

Girl v. Burger in 2 hours 54 minutes of gruesome edibility. Continue reading

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You’re So Vane

In which the frost is on the rose, and New York rises to the chill occasion and pisses and moans thereat. Cold enough for you? Continue reading

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50% Off

Outside the mist is dense and freakish, sound slushing in strange waves over wet tidal streets. Inside, the damn phone doesn’t work. Again. Continue reading

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Demon Lover?

How do you know she’s a witch? Continue reading

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