Azi Paybarah

Dec 18

“In their way, I think both ads tell half-lies. I mean, yes, it is literally true that your sullen teenager could be secretly making a heartwarming movie about how much he loves his extended family. But as someone who was a sullen, phone-addicted teen , I can report that neither I nor my friends were chronicling our family lives the way Apple’s teen does.” — WNYC: “The Apple Ad Everyone is Crying About”

CBS News is taking correspondent John Miller’s expected exit for a job with Bill Bratton at the New York Police Department hard, despite his role in yet another recent controversy over a “60 Minutes” report.

“It’s devastating,” one CBS News staffer told Capital. “A huge loss,” another said.

” — Insider out | Capital New York

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Dec 17

“I think one of the problems is a lot of journalists just have never looked around the world. Your smirk shows that you haven’t been outside the country and don’t know what poverty means elsewheres.” — Mayor Michael Bloomberg to a reporter who asked about his response to the Times’ story about a homeless girl and her family.

Dec 16

Yes, that is a real dish.
via Gothamist.

Yes, that is a real dish.

via Gothamist.

newyorker:


A look at this week’s cover, “Snow Angel,” by Barry Blitt: http://nyr.kr/JqZJlt

Barry Blitt does it again

newyorker:

A look at this week’s cover, “Snow Angel,” by Barry Blitt: http://nyr.kr/JqZJlt

Barry Blitt does it again

(Source: newyorker.com)

Talib Kweli & Friends - Tickets - Brooklyn Bowl - Brooklyn, NY, December 17, 2013 | Ticketfly -

talibkweli:

Ok BK, Lets do this.  I want to make this the best homecoming show ever! #GRAVITAS 

Dec 13

Cop literally gives homeless guy the shirt off his back.
via NYPost

Cop literally gives homeless guy the shirt off his back.

via NYPost

Feel like one of these beards shouldn’t be on this page.

Feel like one of these beards shouldn’t be on this page.

Dec 12

WSJ: “Salvation Army bell ringers have upped their game in recent years”

WSJ: “Salvation Army bell ringers have upped their game in recent years”

When Bratton abandoned Muslim mapping

When Bratton abandoned Muslim mapping

Dec 10

Yes, a calendar full of taxi drivers. via Daily News
#NotTheOnion

Yes, a calendar full of taxi drivers. via Daily News

#NotTheOnion

Senator Cory Booker, Rep. Grace Meng and her two kids.

Senator Cory Booker, Rep. Grace Meng and her two kids.

Dec 06

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Dec 05

De Blasio: Bratton thinks like me | Capital New York