For two weeks, my friends Bailey Robinson, Jessie Mason and I turned a small store in the East Village into the Empath Popup. It was a place where people could wander in and receive empathy, connection and even love. And it was one of the most beautiful experiences of my life. I’d love for you to read the article I wrote about it:
Mark Abramson, who is basically the official photographer of all things Empath, created this spectacular photo essay:
We were interviewed by the curmudgeonly John Montone, famous in New York for his news radio show, on 1010 WINS. He kept trying to mock us, but got stuck, because all we were trying to do was help people. Laugh with us here:
That interview led to this quite funny local news bit:
Daniel D’Alonzo, a popup regular, was inspired make this short and sweet piece:
And lastly, here is our guestbook. So you can see the impact we had on people.