Daily Intel has this reoccurring feature called “21 Questions.” It’s my absolute favorite. It’s something I’ve always dreamed of being asked to do (another is Grubstreet’s weekly diet thing). However, since I work for NYMag.com and I am not famous, I doubt I’ll ever be asked to do either anytime soon. (This is probably as close as I’ll ever get to doing the diet.) So I decided to DIY it, as it’s very easy to ask yourself other people’s questions. Without further ado…
Name: Jesse David Fox
Occupation:Associate Editor/Blogger Person for Vulture.com
Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
My dad. I know handful of stories about my dad from when he lived in the city. I like them. There’s one about how he decided to make peking duck from scratch in his Stuyvesant Town apartment. His roommate learned he was doing this when he saw a dead duck hanging by its neck in their shower.
What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in New York?
Torrisi’s 25-course tasting. I’ve never had another meal that was such a perfect blend of concept and deliciousness. I can go on about this, but there are like tons of questions left.
“A strange, terrific force unlike anything I’ve ever experienced is sprouting in my heart, taking root there, growing. Shut up behind my rib cage, my warm heart expands and contracts independent of my will—over and over.”
― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
Yesterday, New York Magazine’s Vulture posted a series of Infographics of mine on this year’s Best Picture Oscar Nominees. Many people liked it, which is wonderful.
There were a bunch of a extra ones that didn’t make the cut. Here are some of my favorites, I hope you enjoy: