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Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.
E. B. White
I realized the other day that I've lived in New York longer than I've lived anywhere else. It's amazing: I am a New Yorker. It's strange; I never thought I would be.
Sometimes with 'The New Yorker,' they have grammar rules that just don't feel right in my mouth.
I said, to be a New Yorker you have to live here for six months, and if at the end of the six months you find you walk faster, talk faster, think faster, you're a New Yorker.
We may not always agree with every one of our neighbors. That's life. And it's part of living in such a diverse and dense city. But we also recognize that part of being a New Yorker is living with your neighbors in mutual respect and tolerance. It was exactly that spirit of openness and acceptance that was attacked on 9/11, 2001.
What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises.
To every New Yorker - and to all those who believed in what I tried to stand for - I sincerely apologize.
When you get into statistical analysis, you don't really expect to achieve fame. Or to become an Internet meme. Or be parodied by 'The Onion' - or be the subject of a cartoon in 'The New Yorker.' I guess I'm kind of an outlier there.
I'm a New Yorker, you know.
Back in 1992, I had my first story accepted by 'The New Yorker.'
I think that most New Yorkers would object to calling me a New Yorker. I didn't grow up here.
I really feel now like a native New Yorker. And I'm very happy here.
I never studied art, but taught myself to draw by imitating the New Yorker cartoonists of that day, instead of doing my homework.
I felt uncomfortable calling myself a writer until I started with 'The New Yorker,' and then I was like, 'Okay, now you can call yourself that.'
I'm not a reporter but the 'New Yorker' treats everyone like a reporter.
Veteran print editors and reporters at places like the 'Times' and 'The New Yorker' manage to feed and clothe their families without costing their companies a million bucks a month, and they produce a great deal more valuable reporting and analysis than the network news stars do.
I love the honesty of New Yorkers. When a New Yorker says 'let's do lunch,' they actually mean it. In L.A., when they say 'let's do lunch,' they're just trying to say good-bye.
If you write chick lit, and if you're a New Yorker, and if your book becomes the topic of pop-culture fascination, the paper might make dismissive and ignorant mention of your book. If you write romance, forget about it. You'll be lucky if they spell your name right on the bestseller list.
I'm a native New Yorker. Everything to do with New York feels like my family.
I'm a born and bred New Yorker. I belong here. Everytime I leave it's like losing a leg.
A real New Yorker likes the sound of a garbage truck in the morning.
R. L. Stine
I see and write things first as an artist, second as a woman, and third as a New Yorker. All three have built-in perspectives that aren't neutral.
As a New Yorker, I'm someone who lives on an island and looks across to America.
I am more of a New Yorker than ever and just actually, sometimes I fantasize about living somewhere else, where it's maybe not quite so crowded or stressful, blah, blah, blah and after September 11th, I guess I could just not imagine living anywhere else.
I still can't get over the idea that respectable adults now go to see superhero movies and that such films get reviewed in the 'New Yorker.' Clearly, I am seriously out of step with the times.
If someone lives in New York, he's a New Yorker - they are entitled to the best medical system in the world.
As an old-time New Yorker, it's not that I miss the '70s and '80s or whatever. I miss the fact that there was a certain kind of energy that exists when people can live for nothing.
I'm a New Yorker, and I rarely get to work at home.
New York lost a classic. Carmine was an old school New Yorker.
I still think of myself really as a New Yorker.
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