Over Lunch

This week’s New Yorker magazine, (and next week’s too, since it is a double issue), has a wonderful article in their occasional “Annals of Invention” series about the artist and inventor Steve Hollinger called Thinking in the Rain–An Artist Takes on the Umbrella. If you ever wanted to find out about the provenance of Tubers and Zots, more than you ever knew about clerical haberdashery, manufacturing in China, and umbrella design (tricky), it is all in this article…unfortunately, not online, but in the print issue.

But there is a sentence fragment buried in there that just begs for a fuller explanation. Top of page 95 second column.

His mother, Myrna, a sculptor who works primarily in the medium of dried fish, said about him recently…

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