Tales From Talking to Strangers

Connecting on Craigslist. Chitchatting with celebrities. Sleepwalking through SoHo. Seven New Yorkers celebrate the city's unique potential for bizarre and special one-on-one interactions.

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In The Elevator

Meeting a stranger that you know.

The Man Behind the Glass

“Hello, I’m a taxidermist here."

Umbrellas That Break

The coolest umbrella and the man who saved it.

The Super Move

My short and tragic relationship with my hunky Craigslist mover.

The Doctor’s Note

Is he HIV positive?

How Not to Be a Hero

How I turned from a hero to an irrational and jealous unilingual.

Sleepwalking Shoes

My strangest sleepwalking story.