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Cartozoology

The following is reprinted from the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. Dr. Eilert Sundt, Secretary General, Norwegian Cartozoologic Society cartozoology n. The science or practice of discovering and studying animals outlined paradigmatically by street layouts as they appear in maps, especially with reference to physical evidence of the animals’ presence in the corresponding terrain. cartozoologist [...]

A Writer Grows in Brooklyn – part 1

Truman Capote lived in Brooklyn by choice, and so did I, once… Brooklyn Heights, to be more exact. Actually, the Northern part of Brooklyn Heights, if you want to be even more exact. Or, more precisely, Cranberry Street —the little three-block long street where the movies Moonstruck and Three Days of the Condor were filmed. When [...]