Author Archives: Peter

Open City declared Peter Nolan Smith an underground punk legend of the 1970s East Village. The New England native spent many years as a nightclub doorman in New York, Paris, London, and Hamburg. The constant traveler has lived for long periods of time in Europe and the Far East. After a forced retirement from the Schmatta trade in Thailand, Peter Nolan Smith returned to New York to work in the international diamond trade. At summer’s end he resumed the life of a writer. The world’s leading leisureologist is currently based in Sri Racha, Thailand, Fort Greene, Brooklyn, and Luxembourg City. He has no address.

LOSING MY RELIGION by Peter Nolan Smith

A week before Christmas of 1967 I received my midterm report card from Our Lord’s Health High School. Bruder Karl had been gracious enough to pass me with a D+ in German, but Brother Valentine failed me in religion. The accompanying letter stated that my scholarship had been revoked for the remainder of my sophomore […]

THE LONG MEMORY OF THE CHURCH by Peter Nolan Smith

After the Roman Emperor Constantine I accepted Jesus, the once-persecuted Christians sought their revenge against the Greco-Roman pantheists. The burnt became the burners and the killed were the killers, as The diverse cults of the Empire shriveled under the iron fist of the Jesus’ ruthlessness. Mithra and Isis were forsaken en masse for the one […]

Defend Earth Women

Beware of the Martians. They are only after one thing. And it isn’t KFC.

Christopher Lee RIP

This January has taken a heavy toll on the stars of Rock with demises of David Bowie, Paul Kantner of the Jefferson Airplane, Lemmie from Motorhead, Glenn Frey of the Eagles, and Georgio Gomelsky, who managed the Stones in the USA, but these rocking dead were accompanied into the Here-after by the great movie actor […]

Half of NASA’s 2016 Astronaut Class

NASA announced that half of its 2016 class will be women and that the team will be training for a future Mars mission. This is quite an accomplishment, especially considering the state of NASA’s space fleet. NASA no longer has a Space Shuttle And neither does Russia.