Mister Mort’s Queue Rating

On the premise that no one—not in this media-saturated and image-obsessed city, anyway—gets in line for anything without expecting to have their picture taken, we dispatched Mordechai Rubinstein to capture the characters queuing up in front of the Apple store on Fifth Avenue this past Saturday.

As expected, Mr. Rubinstein (who also goes by the nom de blog Mister Mort) encountered acquisition-minded New Yorkers of all stripes—including that special breed of New Yorker known as the foreign tourist.

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