Monthly Archives: July 2010

English Health

From Pattaya Rag After an exhaustive review of the research literature, here’s the final word on nutrition and health: Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the English. Mexicans eat a lot of fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the English. Chinese drink very little red wine and suffer fewer […]

She’s coming home – The Blues Magoos

No Joke

“Where they all come from?”

The Deadliest Month

The British Empire spanned the globe. Its power and influence were felt in every corner of the world. The greatest jewel in the crown was India and any threat to the Raj had to be met with the proper equation of arms and gold. Afghanistan lay beyond the Khyber Pass. A weak king surrounded by […]

Bhutto’s Widow

Once the Milk Bar opened in the late winter of 1995, the ultra-modern nightclub on Canon Drive was a cash cow. The limited occupancy created a chokepoint at the door. People wanted in. They duked me $20-100 depending on their urgency. Their drug dealers were waiting inside. Supply meeting demand. The nightlife writer for the […]