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I.In 1978, my daily commute on the D trainfrom the not-quite-South Bronx of 170th Streetto the not-yet-Upper West Side of 96th, found me surrounded by men andwomen in suits with blue collars.I woke up 90 minutes earlierthan my friends and would oftenfall asleep on a stranger’s shoulder,startle awake, embarrassedbut unmolested.Contrary to popular belief,I felt safer … Continue reading Untitled

Mark Your Calendar: Kids’ Comic Con

A kid-centric comic convention, in the Bronx?!?! Alex Simmons is my hero!Kid's Comic Con Slated for the BronxKnown for his work as a writer of comics, prose and plays as well as an ongoing series of popular kids comics workshops held around New York City, Alex Simmons announced plans to hold the first Kid's Comic … Continue reading Mark Your Calendar: Kids’ Comic Con