Category Archives: People

Generalized commentary on the human condition based on love and understanding. NOW FLIP OFF!

The Laundromat

The half-broken neon announced the laundromat in the shitty, forgotten small town. The parking lot was reprehensible frozen slush and mud. Some once-proud upstate New York Village. Former home of industrial prosperity, its grand homes now stood decaying like the … Continue reading

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May I Introduce my International Readers to Gwendolyn Brooks and Black Americana

You don’t have to be black or be hyper-political to appreciate great Black American Literature. I don’t write the term African-American because it doesn’t sound correct when I discuss that genre of literature which I have always known as Black … Continue reading

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Review: The Crossbreed

We has Reader’s Digest Condensed Books 📚 on our shelves forever. Until after we moved the 20th odd time and the books got donated to some library. It was Volume 74, Number 3. 1968. We also had Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica for … Continue reading

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The Long Road Home: Not a Review…

It is too deeply personal. Almost everything on this site is light, silly humor akin to S.J. Perlman’s ‘Feuilletons’. He wasn’t a direct influence, but it’s a parallel style. At any rate. I’ve been watching ‘The Long Road Home’ about … Continue reading

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Karl-Heinz Schnellebakker Ausstellung mit D.B. Cooper auf 1981

Westphalia Studio, Rhenischer-Palatinate,  Bundesrepublik Deutschland 🇩🇪 Heutzutage 15.04.1980 KHS: “Wilkommen meinen Geehrter Häärengen und Mädchengen auf BRD Heute. Heute haben wir einen ganz besonderen Gast, den super coolen, unglaublich angesagten amerikanischen Anti-Helden, den unnachahmlichen D.B. Cooper. Beifall bitte mein geliebtes Publikum.„ KHS: … Continue reading

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Jim Croce’s Greatest Hits and It’s Hard by The Who

I listen to LP’s while I work out 🏋️. I stack two or three and just let them play. I forgot one ☝️ rule of Albums: there are several boring ‘concept’ songs or ‘C’ songs that didn’t even make it onto … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Addicts’ by Gertrude Friedberg

Friedberg is almost lost to history. She was a mid 20th Century New York City playwright and author. ’The Addicts’ is a story eerily familiar to today’s readers. The cautionary tale is about a family who love to read at … Continue reading

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