So we're on the R train going down to Century 21 and this guy gets on and starts preaching. He's got a rather flat delivery but a real fire and brimstone message—if we don't repent immediately, we're going to hell and that's that. The thing is, he's wearing a stunning denim jacket, embroidered with biblical phrases across the back, and all I can think about is—where did he get a thing like that? Did his mother make it for him? After the sermon he starts distributing pamphlets to his captive audience; when I won't take one he fixes his gaze on me and says, "Without Jesus Christ, ma'am, you'll die and go to hell." We're not that worried about eternal damnation, but that... More >>>