Monthly Archives: October 2018

NO UP OR DOWN By Peter Nolan Smith

The 1960s Space Race between the USSR and USA exterminated young boys’ worship of westerns and we retired cowboy hats, vests, guns, and holsters to the closet next to toy boats and teddy bears. During the autumn of 1962 I pleaded with my parents to buy me an astronaut costume for Halloween and my father […]

Rolling Up the Sidewalks

I’ve been predicting the end of cars for years. My late father debunked my soothsaying with the comment, “You don’t know what you’re talking about. They’ll always be cars.” In the 1930s his father was a country doctor in Maine and drove to his patients in a sled. Only in the winter. The above picture […]

Top 5 Halloween Songs

My top 5 Halloween songs; THE MONSTER MASH by Bobby “Boris” Pickett HAUNTED CASTLE by the Kingsmen THRILLER by Michael Jackson I PUT A SPELL ON YOU – Screaming Jay Hawkins PEOPLE ARE STRANGE – the Doors And the winner FIRE by Arthur Brown To hear this monster hit please go to the following URL […]

Mercedes E Class For The 50 Million

The Mercedes-Benz ad for the E Class offers a depopulated vision of future. There is no traffic. There are no people on the streets. Robots drive the E Class. The new slavery without the masses. And you never have to whip a robot to obey an order from the masters. This is your tomorrow. World […]

Zombie Alert

The word Zombie is derived from the melange of the words zonbi Haitian Creole and nzumbe from the African dialect North Mbundu. Zombies are the walking dead. They have been featured horror movies since their black-and-white introduction in George Romero’s 1968 epic film NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. Scientists and anthropologists have searched Haiti for […]