It sounds like a lunchtime question with no answer: “If one of the world’s best musicians busked in a large subway system at rush hour, how much money would they make?”
This article ran in the Washington Post Magazine almost seven months ago. I remember feeling oddly touched by it. I forwarded it to my family, mentioned it at work. It stuck with me.
Now I read that it became the most viewed article ever on washingtonpost.com. I’m not one to keep a good viral phenomenon down, so I thought I’d pass it along here. The writer, by the way, is Gene Weingarten, who is well known for his humor writing.