The New Yorker Writes a Hilarious "Goodbye, New York" Parody Essay

Goodbye, New York
Goodbye, New York
Photo: Yoshio Tomii

Comedy writer Joe Veix recently published a hilarious parody in The New Yorker of the "Goodbye, New York" essays that pop up every now and then when somebody decides they have had enough of the City and feel the need to explain to everybody why.

The time has come for me to leave New York City. After almost two whole days here on business, it just feels right. It’s hard to pinpoint when New York officially was over for me. Was it this morning in my hotel room, when I got the check-in e-mail from Delta? Or five minutes later, when I took a taxi to the airport?

Check out the full essay for a good laugh.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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