New York Shitty Photo Cavalcade

November 17, 2007 by
Filed under: Area 51 

I used to work in corporate America. I found it cloying to my creativity and downright painful. Physically and emotionally. Sisyphus in a cubicle (or syphilis in a testicle) may be a cup of tea for many, but not me.

Fuck professionalism: as a former cubicle monkey I can assure you an asshole is just that. An asshole.

Fuck business attire: this basically entails making women look like men— and outlaying a lot of money to do so. I don’t think so. As long as my AA cups are erect I’ll wear tank tops. And out of pure spite, I’ll still wear tankies after they’ve tanked.

Fuck civility: whenever a man smiles or winks at me I know he is up to no good. And I tell him so. In the most base and explicit terms.

I mention the previous because I love sorting stuff at the junk shop. Not only can I be nasty as I see fit, but I also find gems like the following:

Subway Shot

Anyone know where this was shot?

Contemplation from a tenement

Or this?

Copper with paper

Here’s a copper reading the newspaper at Central Park circa 1943.

Burned out car

And last, but not least, a burned out car from Red Hook/Carroll Gardens.

Miss Heather


5 Comments on New York Shitty Photo Cavalcade

  1. yakitori on Sat, 17th Nov 2007 6:40 am
  2. Yes, yes and yes

    Great post, those photos give a real sense of calm for some reason.

  3. Steve of Astoria on Sat, 17th Nov 2007 10:14 am
  4. 3XF corporate all the way. Those who are stuck in their pigeon holes should repeat such mantras as often as possible. The tie (suprisingly not offensive to many) is the ultimate symbol of the corporations/corporate world for me. There may be those who like to dress up but it’s only a mask. If I may, I’d like to offer the obvious use of the tie doubling as a noose when random downsizing happens. Also think if the tie were an appendage. The closest thing it could be is a useless tail. A typical JackASS who wears a tie and can’t even swat flies away from his filthy lying mouth hole is just as useless as the tie he wears. I don’t mean to come off too angry about this subject matter. Everyone around me is affiliated with a corp. or has worked for one in the past. If you’ve seen the hard to find documentary “The Corporation” you’d understand where this rant came from. Note: It can be found on YouTube in 23 different parts.
    Segue: nice pics – Heather is lucky to have a real job – isn’t it funny that the other side thinks their jobs are real?

  5. jukeboxgraduate on Sat, 17th Nov 2007 10:15 am
  6. the first one is walking down from an EL somewhere, just could not tell you where.
    awesome photos.

  7. zoya on Sun, 18th Nov 2007 4:46 pm
  8. Steve’s passionate comment reminded me how I was trying to figure out ties when I was little. My father’s ties just didn’t make much sense and seemed so useless and stupid, and yet grown-ups did not think so. I still think that ties are absurd and also phallic, but hey – imagine having only a tie to spice up your wardrobe, and you may suddenly feel some sympathy to the corporate men.

  9. ickyinbrooklyn on Sun, 18th Nov 2007 8:40 pm
  10. Viva NYShitty!

    (and Steve) – I totally love Miss H’s job. (And the Miss H that goes with it, of course. Real people, real shit, real stuff. Meanwhile – I am completely dying over those pictures! What an incredible find. They are really gorgeous. Thanks for posting them.

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