“be peace now” commands this stereotypical Berkeley street denizen.

In a strange way, it’s reassuring that some places actually live up to their reputations.

9 Responses to “…and I won’t take “No” for an answer.”

  1. 1Stone K on Sep 21, 2008 at 10:11 pm:

    Scary… Mostly because these people exist…

  2. 2DangerousNate on Sep 22, 2008 at 5:21 am:

    Mommy! Make the scary man go away.

  3. 3Fenris on Sep 22, 2008 at 8:00 am:

    Shift from a concrete form to…an abstract concept that’s largely impermanent. Immediately.


  4. 4Ringo the Gringo on Sep 22, 2008 at 1:50 pm:

    Is this person simply pan-handling or is he actually collecting donations for something?

  5. 5Ken on Sep 24, 2008 at 3:45 pm:

    They only come out at night…or in this case, during the day.

  6. 6Lannister on Sep 24, 2008 at 8:10 pm:

    I don’t understand the choice for a witch costume. It just doesn’t make any sense. Who thinks to themselves “Yeah this witch costume will really lend credibility to my obscure message”.

  7. 7Seien on Oct 16, 2008 at 5:23 am:

    These people seem more like street attractions; they’re surely not really dangerous. The real dangerous people are the “fashionable non-conformists”, I’d imagine.

    Lannister, if I had any faith in his wit, I’d suggest that the witch costume is a smart reference to the common criticisms levelled at McCarthy’s “witch hunts” – but I’m more inclined to believe he’s just insane.

  8. 8شات كتابي on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:28 am:

    Is this person simply pan-handling or is he actually collecting donations for something?

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