The Secret: Another Solution

The Secret: A Treasure Hunt by Byron Preiss is one of the most famous treasure hunts out there. As a resident of New York, I've always been interested with Image 12 and Verse 10, which are thought to be in NYC. If you don't know much about it, check it out here. I released a... Continue Reading →

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New York City vs. London

For the past year I've lived in London, and whenever I tell people I'm from New York, they always ask me to compare the Big Apple with London. So, since I'm returning to New York today, I think it's about time I answer that question in full. Despite there being an entire ocean between the... Continue Reading →

The Secret Solved?

After I posted about Byron Preiss's The Secret (A Treasure Hunt), there has been much discussion about where exactly the NYC treasure might be buried. Just the other day, I received an email from a reader who thinks he knows where the treasure is buried. As a reminder, here is the verse and image associated... Continue Reading →

The Secret (A Treasure Hunt)

In 1982, author Byron Preiss published a book called The Secret (A Treasure Hunt). Inside Preiss included twelve verses and twelve illustrations, masterfully painted by his friend and famous book cover artist John Jude Palencar. The goal was to match each verse to an illustration and solve the riddles to find the 12 ceramic casks buried... Continue Reading →

Spring Break in the City

While the rest of my classmates spent spring break in warm, beach resorts, getting drunk off their asses, I stayed in New York City. My girlfriend Kita from Britain came to visit. We can't see each other often, so it was a meaningful week for the two of us. A blizzard rolled through on Tuesday,... Continue Reading →

Feathers and Felines in the Big Apple

New York City isn't known for its wildlife. In general, the animals that call NYC home are the kind you'd rather ignore. Dirty packs of pigeons waddle along the streets and coo from the rooftops while rats scurry through the subways, sometimes with a stolen pizza in their jaws. But rest assured, there's more than... Continue Reading →

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