As the gas shortage increasingly takes hold, it is getting harder and harder to get out to storm-devastated Far Rockaway.
Occupy Sandy, the sophisticated aid operation that has sprung out of the Occupy Wall Street movement, organises ride shares from numerous points around the city. I’d wandered to the nearest one, which was, naturally enough, an experimental performance art collective and circus school (it is Williamsburg after all). But the clichés didn’t end there. What should roll up to transport a gang of us out to Queens, but a giant, psychedelic, tricked out bus, complete with disco balls and laser lights and lots of faux fur?