Monthly Archives: July 2019

KILI INITIATIVE 2019 # 4 – Loitokitok

RIP Rutger Hauer – Blade Runner

One of the greatest science fiction scene of all time is the ‘TEARS IN THE RAIN’ monologue by Rutger Hauer in BLADE RUNNER. I’ve seen things… seen things you little people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion bright as magnesium… I rode on the back decks of a blinker and […]

Car Accident In Baltimore

I dreamt I fell asleep at the wheel of my brother’s car. I drove into a city bus in Baltimore. No one was hurt, but it was my first car accident in forty three years.

THE ERA OF ERRORS – EAST VILLAGE 1970

I have come to realize that in the 70s we sought refuge in the East Village not to escape famine violence or economic misfortune, but the repression of America’s White Majority. We were welcomed by the poor, befriended by drug dealers, and found solace in the warmth of exile in a neighborhood burning building by […]

WHEN FAT MEN FLY by Peter Nolan Smith / Chapter 2

A day before New Years Eve Sookie and Marie came over Wayne’s house. The two girls wore matching white leather jackets, mini-skirts, knee-high boots, and turtleneck sweater. They were excited about their first trip to the big city and Marie asked Wayne’s mom, “We look like sisters?” “Like Eva and Zsa-Zsa Gabor.” Wayne’s mom puffed […]