The short version, then, is this: what New York City has been, the rest of the country is becoming, and the world not far behind. That peculiar bit of urban subtext shows up in media around the country, whether accidentally or willfully, proving other cities are living parallel lives to ours, though delayed. Comparisons to be made, lessons to be learned. Across the broad spread of, say, several months postings on World New York, you're bound to recognize a peculiar sense of anomie: that you're not where you need to be and not sure where to go, not sure what to wear, what to watch, not moving fast enough, not doing enough, not famous enough, rich enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, moral enough, not faithful, honest, wise, clever, funny, competent or even altogether sure whether your dog likes you.
That's what World New York is after.
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