Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Fire Trucks, Science, a Dog, and a Bird

Here are a few pictures I took of the numerous fire trucks deployed over about a three-block radius due to the fire (which took up far less than a one-block radius) at N. 7th St. and Bedford Ave. yesterday – and a picture of a curious dog in that neighborhood.

Williamsburg is full of young music fans, to whom I can only say: this video is not so much an argument in favor of birds as it is an argument against dubstep, stupid young people.  For the next three days, I will post links to old videos that are almost – but not quite – New Wave, to remind you what music is supposed to sound like.

I was in Williamsburg on this occasion not to fight the youth culture, though, but rather to hear lectures by the Empiricist League and, on a similar note, I plan to check out tonight’s Drinking Skeptically event at the bar Swift on E. 4th St.  That should enhance my rationality, if not necessarily my youthful vigor.  [CORRECTION: Too cold!  Staying home!  You kids go on ahead without me.]

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