Dateline: Elvira Black
Elvira Black is a “retired” New York writer blogging for her own amusement here on BC. Her passions are politics, the arts, the weird things we do, and New York City.
How could our frothing-at-the mouth holiday frenzy possibly live up to the hype?
Don't ask — but I'll tell you anyway.
"This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no foolin' around." Indeed.
In the battle of the neo-nerds, Mac is the clear winner.
The new "neighbor" banged on the door: "Open up punk. I want to talk to you face to face."
A moment of unbridled pleasure without protection is simply not worth the risk.
What's a New Yorker to do when her boyfriend's cousin's uncle's dog's half-sister sends invites for an Oklahoma blowout?
Passover represents a vital and abiding connection to Christianity for me, since the Last Supper was also a Passover Seder.
The release of emergency calls from the Twin Towers reopens wounds, and reveals how precious lives might have been saved.
Does our culture encourage men to stalk and women to obsess — and if so, how dangerous is it?