Tag Archives: Union Square

Adventures in unemployment… trial membership at the fancy gym

I was walking down Broadway last Friday evening, south of Madison Square Park but north of Union Square. This is a ritzy part of town, where nannies pay other nannies to push strollers and restaurants offer $25 lunch specials one week a year, by reservation only. Design Within Reach – whose name assumes the customer […]

Another company wants me to stay unemployed

I finally had another job interview, after four months of nothing. During the drought, I managed to secure numerous interviews with various press outlets. They all wanted to talk about my unemployment. None of them, of course, wanted to do anything about it. So while a little more famous, I remain equally unemployed. For those […]

Virgin gone, music industry screwed, unemployed man changed forever (twss)

The record industry trudges on, in a sort of synchronized, death march. Consumers have stopped buying compact discs (or lately anything else), and labels don’t quite know what to do except stay the course and ask themselves, “why doesn’t this work anymore?” CDs had a good run, but sales have declined for much of the […]