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Friday, February 1, 2008

City Life Is Such A Drag: Derek Pawazek's Last Straws

Posted By on Fri, Feb 1, 2008 at 12:04 PM

Like many of us apartment-dwellers in San Francisco, Derek Pawazek loves his neighborhood and loves his building, but the little inconveniences added up over the years, and now he's had it up to here with this fucking place! His collection of "last straws" is hilarious and so dead-on that I can't help but wonder if we live in the same building. Here are a few of the best:

  • The fact that we can’t operate two electrical devices at a time without blowing a fuse.

  • My trash, so carefully placed in one of the bins, taken out and splayed across the sidewalks. Every time.

  • The other day, when I was exiting the building and I saw a pizza box I’d put in the recycling bin the day before on the ground. So I picked it up to put it back in the bin. It was soggy with urine.

  • Being panhandled for change when walking the dogs at 1am, and harassed for signatures when walking the dogs at 1pm. "Can you spare a minute for the planet?" "Are you registered in California?" "Excuse me, sir? Sir?"

    (via Curbed SF)

    -- Brian Bernbaum

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