“A LOW, THROBBING, VIOLENT, READY-TO-RUMBLE HUM DRIFTS past the espresso machine, past the rack of alternative weeklies, past the wall exhibit of photos from a faculty member’s trip to Florence, past the plastic tub where you put your dirty cups and spoons.” RLC reads something rantish in the NYT and rants back — with pictures of “the menacing black hole that unnerved the Times writer.”