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Finished reading: Arbitrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin 📚

I laughed and cringed my way through this memoir of growing up in an eccentric family in a disappearing (or disappeared) NYC.


You’re not so terrific and that’s OK

Not sure if it was all the 20th anniversary coverage of Sept. 11, but I felt like watching the 2004 documentary I Like Killing Flies this week. The film is about famed NYC cook Kenny Shopsin and his idiosyncratic family-run restaurant Shopsin's General Store. The film is not so much about the trauma of 9/11 in Lower Manhattan but the casualties of the real estate trends that change a neighborhood's character.

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