Category Archives: Art

DANNY’S LOT BY Jocko Weyland – Book Opening – Tonight

This evening from 6-8 the infamous Jocko Weyland, curator of Tucson’s ICM, will have an opening for his photo homage to his old friend, Danny, at Dashwood Books – 33 Bond Street – Between Lafayette and the Bowery. I’ll be there with Dakota from Weird Womb.

Peanut Butter and Jelly by the painter Frank Holliday

Peanut Butter and Jelly by the painter Frank Holliday. Out at his Bushwick studio.

DEMO DERBY Paintings by Jane Dickson / Writing by Peter Nolan Smith

On a summer night in 1969 a high school friend Dave Quaan drove my older brother, next-door neighbor and me to Norwood Arena in his family’s station wagon. The Ford Country Squire hit its top speed of 115 on Route 128. We got off the highway onto US 1 and headed south to a ball […]

No Tattoos in Heaven

After my best friend drowned in Sebago Lake in 1960, I became a non-believer. Chaney was a good boy and no God would have let him die. My atheism was a secret. I was an altar boy at Sunday Mass. My mother prayed that I might take the cloth as a priest or at the […]

Andre The Giant Had A Posse

Andre the Giant is a legend. His presence in the WWF gave the wrestling federation credibility. This man was big. He entered Studio 54 when I was working there. I opened the ropes and said, “Right this way, Andre.” He smiled and ushered in his three guests. No much of an entourage and I was […]