There are many reasons to hate New York City… the sports teams, the Broadway musicals, the self-righteous martyrdom every New Yorker feels about 9/11. But the most irritating of all is the myopic, self-centered point of view that comes from living on a cloistered island that also happens to be a media center.
This defect was made annoyingly clear over the past couple of weeks. Every channel and website I turned to had breathless bitching about how hot New York City was. Really? Well, gee. Let me strip my sweat-soaked skin away from the cushions of my couch and get on my knees in my sweltering apartment to say a little prayer for the poor people of NYC.
Dear New York,
IT”S HOT EVERYWHERE!!! NOBODY GIVES A SHIT ABOUT YOUR FUCKING WEATHER!!! LEAVE US ALONE!!!