Ask anyone who grinds through the New York subway each day: The worst words in the world might be "It's showtime!" That means riders are about to be treated/subjected to public breakdancing. Once the boombox starts bumping, and the performers start whipping themselves around, subway riders find themselves exploring the limits of the public trust and don't-bug-me imperturbability that makes city life possible. Can you still pretend to be fully absorbed in whatever you're eyeballing on your phone when dancers' sneakers keep kicking just... More >>>