Life down under
An 18-year ride on the Red Line has warmed John Clements's heart. Seriously.
The experience of riding the subway is often one of isolation among crowds. Put on your headphones; read; close your eyes. Avoid eye contact. Just get there. As a psychic space, a subway car is not really anywhere but a vague area between places. As a metaphor, it's a favorite of filmmakers - character alone on the train equals character ... (Full article: 1213 words)
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