Category Archives: Beauty

Bastille Day Beauties

Candida en Corse. Chez Gabby. Karinne de Aix en Provence. Katie 1984. / Mirabelle Le Bad. We’ll always have Paris.

FASTER PUSSYCAT KILL KILL / Tura Santana

The South Shore Drive-In was located off 128 outside of Boston over the Blue Hills from my suburban development of split-level houses. No one went to the twin screens in the daytime, but on summer nights my father drove my mother and their six children to the open-air theater, where we watched THE TEN COMMANDMENTS […]

Banned From The World

When I was a young boy, my greatest desire was to travel the world. In the early 1970s I hitchhiked across the USA east to west and north to south. 1978 I arrived in London during the punk era After Viktor Malenski was murdered on West 24th Street, I escaped Reagan’s America to live in […]

Watermelon In The Summer

Watermelon is best in the summer. The fruit spread from Southern Africa and was cultivated along the Nile River during the 12th Dynasty. It was good then and it’s good now.

NOT A CHANCE by Peter Nolan Smith

In 1984 I flew home from Paris for Christmas in Boston. After the holiday I headed south to New York. The East Village to be exact. The falling snow prettified Tompkins Square Park. I arrived on East 10th Street at sunset. My Yamaha 650 was buried under a snow drift. I climbed three flights to […]