Photographer’s Series Removes The Space Between Strangers

Most of the time, those of us who live in busy urban areas do our best to avoid bumping into or grazing the hands of our fellow city-dwellers. We’re too…

Julie Gerstein | August 23, 2013 - 6:30 pm

This “Bitch Face” Graphic Is The Story Of My Life

After that mild controversy we stirred up over strangers telling us to smile, this graphic, from illustrator Kris Atomic perfectly illuminates my feelings on the subject. If you feel like…

Julie Gerstein | March 11, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Stop Telling Me To Smile, Already

How many zillions of times in you life have you been told by a random stranger on the street to “smile”? While the sentiment may at first seem harmless, the…

Julie Gerstein | February 27, 2013 - 10:40 am