OtherArtByJack: Ess-a-Bagel NYC (1990s)

There were many places to get good bagels in New York City. Where my wife and I lived, it wasn’t a long walk to Ess-a-Bagel. In Yiddish, ‘essen’ means ‘eat’. Therefore ‘Ess a bagel’ means ‘Eat a bagel’. What could be simpler? The bagels were enormous there. So enormous in fact, that a diet expert […]

School Days

To someone of my era, a bicycle down outside of a school yard could mean that an exited child ran to meet his friends, or dropped it in a rush to get to homeroom before the bell. Today it might mean something else: lockdown or diving for cover, and not in a pretend, 1950s way. […]

One-Handed Roof Clock

I can’t figure this out. Is this structure for helicopters? Can’t be a landing pad. Does some helicopter instrumentation add an augmented reality hour hand to allow the pilot to see what time it is?

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