Category Archives: Nick Paumgarten

Almost Famous

One is a brilliant New Yorker scribe, passing along pertinent reportage to the most progressive thinkers of the day. The other blogs about Metro-North passengers who pick their nose. We received an email today confusing us with esteemed New Yorker … Continue reading

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I Never Promised You a Paumgarten

I like poking around the web analytics back channels of Trainjotting to spot any kind of traffic irregularities. I stumbled upon one this week: Monday saw 108 page views of the Trainjotting category “Nick Paumgarten,” Paumgarten of course the author … Continue reading

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“Train People” vs. “Car People”

I’m a bit behind on my reading, but wanted to mention a feature on commuting from Westchester in the January issue of InTown, the monthly mag put out by Indian Point Fined For Violations Daily…I mean the Journal News. “Clogged … Continue reading

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Commuting Gets its Close-Up

The Real Estate section of the NY Times has kicked off a month-long feature that sees the reporter try out different commutes from different corners of the Metro area. It feels a bit like Nick Paumgarten’s seminal New Yorker story … Continue reading

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Possible Titles: A Long Day’s Journey Into…Grand Central?

We usually leave the book-biz scoops, such as James Frey getting a million little dollars for a new novel, to the NY Times and our friends at Publishers Weekly. But little ol’ Trainjotting has something interesting from the tweedy book world: Nick … Continue reading

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Possible Titles: A Long Day’s Journey Into…Grand Central?

We usually leave the book-biz scoops, such as James Frey getting a million little dollars for a new novel, to the NY Times and our friends at Publishers Weekly. But little ol’ Trainjotting has something interesting from the tweedy book world: Nick … Continue reading

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The Commuter’s Magna Carta

Nick Paumgarten has written the Magna Carta of commuting in the new New Yorker, an eight-page tome with the added bonus of a Campari ad featuring the sultry Salma Hayek smack in the middle. Among the gems he offers up … Continue reading

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