Subway riders have tea parties and pretend its the Great Depression, sans breadlines (HuffPo).
Al Gore is to would-be Bloomberg assassin as Holden Caulfield is to Mark David Chapman (Gothamist).
Cue the orchestral backdrop — Phil Spector has made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, among greats like Abba, Jimmy Cliff, the Hollies, and the Stooges (NYT).
The Philippines suffers their Vesuvius (Gawker).
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene targets another kind of Coke (Cityroom).