Hudson Yards – The Vessel

Having lived in the Bronx for a few years now, my take on it is:

If you have to ask where the bathroom is…

you’re standing in it.

– Eric Shefferman
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Photos of The Vessel by Raphe EvanoffLicense

It certainly is a big thing. Read more about it here:

The Vessel in Hudson Yards Has Finally Opened to the Public

The Thomas Heatherwick–designed structure has been controversial, as some have likened its shape to a doner kebab, while others believe it could be New York’s Eiffel Tower

The Doodybomb Exploding Story

Some of the inspiration for items and events in A Game of Porcelain Thrones comes from the deep, dark recesses of my childhood.

When my brother Dave was a little kid, he was at the doctors office and in the waiting room there was another kid who was playing with dice. This is as best as I can remember of the story:

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Origin Story: The TURD in SaTURDay

Back around 1990 or so, I went out one night with my buddy Adam. We were supposed to meet his friend Alex at some bar in (I think) the Island Park area. Or something like that.

We wound up at this tiny, dirty little bar that had a band getting ready to play.

That band was BROWN PLOPPY.

Knowing Alex, this surely seemed like we had gotten the directions wrong and wound up at the wrong place. So wrong, that it was just right…

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