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Trace Crutchfield

When he’s not trolling the Metropolitan Station, Trace can be found at Vice Magazine.

iPod Wars

The first time it happened I was in the Metropolitan Avenue subway station listening to my iPod on the platform, virtually alone. A song by the meteoric band Bloc Party was winding down when the blast of malignant air ahead of the L train rushed over me. As the subway doors opened and a crush of worker drones scattered, a young woman made eye contact.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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