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.

Where Is The USA?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0TK_vk-XDM American is separated from the rest of the world by two oceans and most of my countrymen are completely ignorant of the world beyond our borders. A GPS system can’t help these people find New York or the USA on a map and this inability to identify different nations around the globe was highlighted […]

POP MUSIK by M 1979

This song by Robin Scott under the guise of M topped the Billboard charts in 1979. The video was one of the first to help record sales. Some pop music I love and this is one of them. To see POP MUSIK, please go to following URL

Miss America 2015

Last evening twenty-three year old Manhattanite Kira Kazantsev was crowned Miss America 2015 in Atlantic City. The blonde Hostra graduate performed Pharrell Williams’ pop hit HAPPY keeping beat on a plastic red cup, while seated cross-legged on the stage. See video by going to this URL And this is what passes for talent in America […]

FIRE by Arthur Brown

BURN CHELSEA BURN

In the early 1970s Chelsea, Massachusetts on the north bank of the Mystic River was a good example of a failed post-industrial city. Thousands of residents had moved out of the working-class community throughout the 50s and 60s. The opening of the Route 1 North Expressway further deepened the decline and on October 14, 1973 […]