Crosstown Local Cavalcade Volume VIII: Penance

February 26, 2008 by
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic 

Before what we know as prisons came into being the United States penal system was comprised of penitentiaries. The prevailing principle underlying the concept of the penitentiary was to place convicts in an environment that was conducive to contemplation. Being reasonable folks (and the operative here is reason), these ne’er do wells would eventually understand the error of their ways and become model citizens ready for reintegration into decent society.

I mention the previous because I too am a penitent. But instead bars my place of contemplate runs sporadically on four measly cars. Yes, I am talking about the G train. After all, how else can one while away so much time without touching upon a little existentialist angst? Seriously?

Which brings me to this poster for Philosophy Works.

Philosophy Works

As is the case with advertisements hawking philosophy, it asks a lot questions. Little did its creator know that we G train patrons have already found the answers.

What am I doing

Waiting for the mighty Crosstown Local to work its way through the bowels of Brooklyn and Queens predisposes us to reassess our lifestyle choices.

Smoke Less Pot

Sometimes we even feel a little guilty about some of them.

Smoke More Pot

But not for very long.

Miss Heather


One Comment on Crosstown Local Cavalcade Volume VIII: Penance

  1. bboy on Tue, 26th Feb 2008 2:40 pm
  2. Heather is an excellent writer… she has the best blog on the net!
    Can’t we all just smoke more pot?

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