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Posts Tagged ‘Written On The City’

Call for Submissions: Overheard in New York

Friday, September 5th, 2008

The effects of overhearing a random piece of conversation can be dumbfounding. Comedian Lewis Black made this point in his bit about overhearing a woman say, “If it weren’t for my horse, I never would have spent that year in college,” where he proposes his theory that hearing something that stupid out of context could [...]

Sites We Love: Written On The City

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

“They don’t know you, and it doesn’t matter. They say it anyway, writing on the city itself, because the message is important.”
In the spirit of six-word memoirs, the same less-is-more approach to storytelling can be seen in the urban message graffiti showcased at Written On The City. WOTC’s philosophy is simple and scrawled across their [...]

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