Subway Real Talk Video

03.24.11 Marina Galperina

SUBWAYNot all NYC subway interactions end in the throwing of fists and spaghetti. Luke Rudkowski filmed this video of real NYC metro riders answering general existential questions and expressing their mistrust of the government. Click on for fear vs. love chats and a brief plug of political sites.

The impromptu intimacy is touching, but that’s some tricky editing there. Of course, the Amelie soundtrack would make riding the subway with tired and easily-irritable New Yorkers feel like a magical scenario brimming with potential for deep/”deep” conversations with strangers. Not always the case. Take a chance?