Lying Apostrophes

E 14th Street, New York

Here’s a case where the addition of apostrophes (rather than the usual quotation marks, for some reason, signifies that live doesn’t mean live, I think, particularly inasmuch as this appeared to be posted on a kiosk that was empty and unattached to any medium of communication. The Citi caught sleeping again.

Seeking Human Kindness

E 10th St and Third Avenue, New York

As a general rule, I try to avoid this kind of “drive-by” candid shot of people suffering or in desperate straits. I make the occasional exception where I think the image is strong enough and conveys more than just that I walked past someone I feel sorry for.