Tag Archives: subway

Things Sarah Nicholson Likes

  1. The smell of a jetway in the wee hours of the morning
  2. The way light hits a cup of coffee at 7:46am
  3. The sound of subways rumbling underneath the street
  4. Indie rock songs that sound like the soundtrack to a roadtrip montage
  5. Conversations that end in happy tears
  6. The Gm7 (no. 3) chord, preferably arpeggiated
  7. Website formatting that reminds me, inexplicably, of downtown coffee shops
  8. Fiction that reads like a good piece of journalism
  9. Real mail
  10. Cute moments in movies where the people seem genuinely joyful
Sarah Nicholson writes occasionally articulate words on her blog, and is not throwing away her shot to make a Hamilton joke. 
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Things Thu-Huong Ha Likes

  1. Subway systems that have separate turnstiles for inbound and outbound traffic
  2. Making the bed so well that you’re enticed to immediately get back in
  3. Laughing so hard you cry with someone you’ve known for a long enough time that sometimes it seems like you’ll run out of things to say
  4. Dumplings
  5. Pizza
  6. The feeling of satisfaction when you wake up and realize you drunkenly fixed a bunch of things around the house/apartment
  7. SoHo between West Broadway and Broadway after 10p.m.
  8. Excessively long walks
  9. Asian babies with big heads
  10. Really big art
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Things Jenny Tsai Likes

  1. The buzzing sound my new Clarisonic makes to tell me to change which part of my face I’m scrubbing
  2. Rushing up the stairs at the 1 stop at 125th street to see the train pulling in
  3. The taste of lemon on arugula (or kale)
  4. Figuring out an obscure connection between two people (e.g., both of my coworkers’ dads are GI doctors)
  5. Getting off the wait list for a long anticipated book through the Philly ebook public library portal
  6. Figuring out the clue for the all-the-way-across horizontal spaces in a crossword
  7. Putting ingredients in a slow cooker, setting the timer, and having a great meal ready eight hours later
  8. The opening scene of the “Shake it Off” music video, when Taylor Swift nods and sing/hums “mmhmm”
  9. Running into a friend I’ve been meaning to catch up with on the train
  10. That my Fitbit vibrates when someone calls me
Jenny is an avid reader who works as a management consultant on the weekdays. 
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Things Michele Lent Hirsch Likes

  1. Erasing a blackboard in one satisfying sweep
  2. The red cardinal that comes back to our street each year—how it surprises us every time
  3. Basil
  4. Staying up late on the phone
  5. Plants that have soft fuzzy leaves
  6. Getting a laughter-inducing email from a faraway friend
  7. Lap swimming
  8. A sentence so good that you read it again
  9. The moment the N train climbs above ground at dusk
  10. Amoebas everywhere
Michele Lent Hirsch is a writer from New York. She likes many things and yet despises mustard, which, no, she does not know how to explain.
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Things David Roth Likes

  1. Exorcist III: Legion
  2. Taking jumpshots, alone, on an indoor basketball court
  3. Conversations about the subway with my three-year-old nephew
  4. Waking up without an alarm clock
  5. The first two days of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament
  6. The sense of walking into a familiar place and knowing where I’m going
  7. The Spicy Cumin Lamb Burger at Xi’an Famous Foods
  8. Used record stores not located in big cities
  9. Thanksgiving, just as a general rule and in all its non yam-related facets
  10. The last leg of coming home: up from the subway, cab from the airport, whatever

David Roth is a co-founder and editor of The Classical, contributing editor at Vice Sports and ridiculous Twitter idiot.

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Things Jessica Gross Likes

  1. Anthropomorphized animals
  2. Post-snowfall silence
  3. An enormous apple straight from the refrigerator
  4. The word “quixotic”
  5. The sound of a stone plonking into a lake
  6. A slinky making its way down an entire staircase
  7. The Microsoft Office paperclip
  8. Singing to myself while I wash the dishes
  9. When dogs yip in their sleep
  10. Subway breakdancers

Jessica Gross started this website.

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