Category Archives: 70s

FAMOUS FOR NEVER by Peter Nolan Smith on Kindle (EXCERPT)

FAMOUS FOR NEVER is a semi-fictional recounting of the life of a ne’er-do-well living in the East Village during the 1970s, Paris throughout the 1980s, and Asia for the 1990s. Peter Nolan Smith’s pingponging through the world ricochetted him through the ranks of the famous and near-famous such as Jean Michel-Basquiat and Klaus Nomi without […]

FAMOUS FOR NEVER by Peter Nolan Smith on Kindle FREE

FAMOUS FOR NEVER is a semi-fictional recounting of a ne’er-do-well living in the East Village during the 1970s, Paris through the 1980s, and Asia into the 1990s. Peter Nolan Smith’s pingponging around the world has ricochetted him through the ranks of the famous and near-famous such as Jean Michel-Basquiat and Klaus Nomi without success ever […]

HANG ON SLOOPY by David Porter

In my life I’ve known Sandie, Samantha, Suzanne, Sara, but never a Sloopy. Doctor Nick and I went to college with a girl whose name sounded by Sloopy. The slight brunette came from brunette. She was a studying nursing, but danced weekends at the Two O’Clock Lounge in the Combat Zone to pay for school. […]

THE RULE OF MR. KLAUS by Peter Nolan Smith / Anthony Scibelli

New York City was a ghost town in 1978. The Twin Towers rose over Manhattan, but the city was bankrupt. Seven million people were living in anarchy. The landfill along the Hudson was a long stretch of desolation. Sand blew in all directions. The wind obeyed no rules around the Twin Towers The rich knew […]

70s Versus Now

Where be my Time machine, Mister Wizard. Fuck now.