Writer, Editor, & NYC Field Agent - Hi there! I am a third-generation New Yorker, in love with the city's hidden history and neglected neighborhoods. Some of my other obsessions include the birth of cinema, optical toys, hilarious disasters from Old Hollywood, and all things animal-related. I spent the past decade inexplicably drawn to the horrible case of Topsy, the elephant. It has left me squarely on Team Tesla.
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