#GoodLooksInBooks: Let’s Appreciate Some “Hot Dudes Reading”

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The Instagram "Hot Dudes Reading" is less than 2 weeks old, but it already has over 115,000 followers. Curious what it's about? It's not complicated. (like I'm SURE the sexy guys immersed in in text are) It's anonymous creators explained to the Huffington Post: "We've always chatted about constantly falling in love on our subway commutes and ... See the Rest

Subway Edition: Why Does Everything Have To Make Sense?


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Watch Now: Adorable Little Girl Gets the L Train Platform Rockin’

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To get New Yorkers to break the "I'm on a mission/ Don't make eye-contact" facade takes a lot and this girl's got it all. She gets the L train platform (the line that runs back and forth from lower Manhattan to Brooklyn) to loosen up and have some fun. Might be the music... it is Coyote & Crow playing "Me & My Uncle" (a Grateful dead cover) Watch. ... See the Rest

#SlowNewsDay: The Naked Subway Guy Talks!


You saw my post about my friend Peter Davis's pic that went viral last weekend (landing on @Midnight) after making the cover of The New York Post? Well, the Post managed to track the actual guy who rode the E train while wearing only sneakers. His real name is Ed Haines, and he this to say: "I like to be naked. It turns me on. I wish I could do ... See the Rest

90s Flashback: Subway Dermo, Dr. Zizmor, After


I'm not sure if they still run these same ads but they were one of the constants about riding the New York subway for as long as I can remember. Well, here's a before an after you wouldn't want to advertise. On the right is a recent photo of THE Dr. Zizmor, the world's foremost subway dermatologist. First of all, he might be happy but you can't ... See the Rest

Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York


New York City is forever changing – for better and for worse, in sickness and in health. Lately, there's been a wave of luxury condos and Subway sandwich shops that have replaced delis and dive bars, that seem to upset everyone. Photographers, James and Karla Murray, set out to document the city's transformation and the result is a book, titled ... See the Rest

Tomorrow is Global No Pants Subway Ride Day

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If the prospect of sitting half-naked underground in a dark, humid and overcrowded tube with strangers sounds appealing, then by all means... Don’t get me wrong, I am all for public transportation, especially in a city like Los Angeles. But if the subway tomorrow is anything like a nude beach, then it’s going to be all the people you don’t want to ... See the Rest

Ed Magaña’s Friday Vid Bits

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