Retro Notes: “Blade Runner (Part 4)”

Blade Runner (Part 4). 42 West 33rd Street. Photo by Rick Stachura. March 23, 2017.

 


 

“I’ve had people walk out on me before, but not when I was being so charming. I’m at a bar here now down in the Fourth Sector. Taffy Lewis’s on the line. Why don’t you come on down here and have a drink?”

 


 

42 West 33rd Street. Photo by Rick Stachura. March 23, 2017.

 


 

Words by Rick Deckard taken from Ridley Scott’s film Blade Runner, 1982.

Photos by Rick Stachura. 42 West 33rd Street. March 23, 2017.

 

A friend just reminded me that birthdays are rough. This one perhaps more than others. The weight of being older is such a crippling thing. Simple needs have crept suddenly out of reach. Like recruiting some people to get a dry martini. When did this become so difficult?

 

(This story was originally posted to my old Tumblr site on March 25, 2017.)

 


 

 

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