Monthly Archives: June 2011

Venus Versus Mars

I was a UFO movie fanatic as kid. My friends and I thought that the Martians were ugly, but the invaders from Venus would be tall blondes in bikinis. We much preferred Venus to Mars. It was the planet of love and over the years I became a Star Trek devotee. All the series were […]

The All-Seeing Eye

Young Catholic school children were taught by the nuns and priests and their parents that God was all-seeing. His Divine Eyes was more penetrating that Superman’s X-Ray vision. Our every thought and deed were an open book to The Almighty, but as the population of the world increased by billions, I as a non-believer detected […]


On The Run Forever

THe assassination of Osama Bin Laden and the capture of Southie mobster Whitey Bulger had depleted the ranks of the FBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives. The seven of the hold-overs consist of a Russian stock scammer, a drug trafficker escaped from prison in 1991, a bisexual bank robber evading the law since 2004, a […]

Run Down By The G-Men

Heroes for young boys in the 1950s were Marines, Davey Crockett, and the Three Stooges. The latter led us to the Young Rascals and the Bowery Boys on Saturday morning TV. Our parents despised the three shows as trash, but young boys across America envied these juvenile delinquents for their lively adventures in the city. […]