Clothing Optional

by admin on February 22, 2010

I was in Chinatown yesterday & this guy was standing around worshiping the sun so I randomly started taking pix of him, next thing you know he takes off his shoes, socks, fast-forward ~ he strips down to the full monty, 40 degrees, wind kickin’ & proceeds to walk thru Chinatown.  What puzzles me is that the NYPD watched the whole unveiling while sitting in their unmarked car, got out, put  the guy against the vehicle & then stood around as he sauntered off.  He casually hopped over the fence & moseyed thru the park & headed south several blocks.  I didn’t have time to see the whole scenario pan out but I can’t understand why they didn’t put the pale fella in the car while they had him.  Throughout his stroll, half the people who encountered him laughed & the other half just kept walking.  One guy said with a thick accent, “Only in America. In my country, they would’ve shot him dead on the street.”  I got a lot more of this madness on film but since the poor guy is most likely pazzo, I won’t be publishing any full frontals or pix his face ~ Instead I’ll say a little prayer for his peace of mind & his cold behind.

Good Afternoon Officer

Good Afternoon Officer


Lauren Dome February 22, 2010 at 2:23 PM

I bet he got his vitamin D that day

admin February 22, 2010 at 3:04 PM

Indeed he did ~ And for where’s he going he’s going to need it ~ not a lot of sun-rooms over @ Bellevue ~ Poor fella.

tricia yakkey February 27, 2010 at 8:38 AM

hey liz thats great pic how were you not laughing the hole time. you know that would only happen to you to funny keep up the good work . ill have to post my snowey days in port .bye for now

tricia yakkey February 27, 2010 at 8:40 AM

greatpic liz .that would only happen to you. how did you not stop laughing long enough to take them ;0)

admin February 27, 2010 at 12:18 PM

Thanx Trish! Timing is everything!

greg March 1, 2010 at 5:49 PM

The police probably didn’t care because technically it’s not illegal to be naked in most places in the United States. Naked people are often taken to jail for other reasons, some valid, many not. Nudity is not obscene.

admin March 1, 2010 at 6:05 PM

I agree that nudity is not obscene but given his overall actions, this poor fella was not right in the head & a danger to himself. It was too cold to sport a birthday suit that day & I was concerned for his well being & I think the cops should have protected him sooner rather than later.

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