There's a Man with an Ear Piece

By Keith Kloor | June 3, 2011 10:02 am

He’s talking loudly into the air, at a table near me in Starbucks. Maybe he’s worried about getting brain cancer. He should be worried about getting cold clocked.

He’s perturbed at all the little kids gathered two tables over from him. He just said into the air:

I apologize for the background noise.

Really. He actually said that. Oh, now he’s giving the kids dirty looks.

This could get ugly.

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About Keith Kloor

Keith Kloor is a NYC-based journalist, and an adjunct professor of journalism at New York University. His work has appeared in Slate, Science, Discover, and the Washington Post magazine, among other outlets. From 2000 to 2008, he was a senior editor at Audubon Magazine. In 2008-2009, he was a Fellow at the University of Colorado’s Center for Environmental Journalism, in Boulder, where he studied how a changing environment (including climate change) influenced prehistoric societies in the U.S. Southwest. He covers a wide range of topics, from conservation biology and biotechnology to urban planning and archaeology.

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