Monthly Archives: November 2021

BIG FOOT by Peter Nolan Smith

In 1977 I moved out of my SRO room in Greenwich Village to the East Village with my hillbilly girlfriend. The third-floor walk-up on East 10th Street had a bathtub in the kitchen and a water closet off the living room. I carved Alice’s name on the wooden window sill. We lasted until 1979. The […]

The Elegance of the Wampanoags

They were not the savages.

Lady Words That Men Don’t Know or Use

JFK was reputed to be the fastest speaker in the English language. Whereas expert typists can tap out 120 words per minute, JFK could string over 300 words in a minute. JFK is the recognized champ, however my fast-talking mother could have whipped the Boston-bred president like a red-headed step-child, mostly because women have a […]

The Madness Of The White Race

The first African slaves were transported from Africa to the New World in the late 1400s to serve on plantations under wretched conditions. The sugar crops ate up the Africans as fast as the Europeans could feed them to the Sugar Colonies. Tens of thousands provided free labor to earn wealth for the merchants of […]

Times Square Redux

Since the onset of Covid in March 2021 New York has been cut off from the rest of the world and also the USA. Americans were scared by the reports of crime and foreigners were banned from flying to JFK, however in the last months the restrictions have been downgraded to allow vaccinated international travelers […]