Archive for 2007

Tough Talk for a Kid from the Bronx

Teacher: What country do we live in?
Very enthusiastic little boy: The United States of New York!
Teacher, a few minutes later: Can someone name a state outside of New York?
Very enthusiastic little boy: Brooklyn!

–First grade classroom, the Bronx

The Plot of Rent, in a Nutshell

NYU kid #1: Man, I’m so over AIDS. I’m sick of people getting it, I’m sick of people spending money on it, and I’m sick of people giving it to other people.
NYU kid #2: Yeah, seriously, fuck AIDS.

–Outside an NYU dorm, University Pl