Category Archives: cool

Steve McQueen How Cool

Steve McQueen was the coolest movie star ever. Sean Connery and Clint Eastwood are living icons, but Steve was the champion of cool. Dead or alive. As a child my brothers, sisters, and I attended Our Lady of the Foothills south of Boston. The parochial grammar school heavily tressed the Four Rs of reading, ‘riting, […]

Very Seriously Cool

Jacquiline Bisset Steve McQueen. BULLITT Steve had his hands full.

BULLITT 1968

Last night I returned from dinner. AP was in the TV room. His children were asleep. I poked my head into the room to say hello. AP motioned for me to sit down. “BULLITT. It just started.” I needed no further encouragement. No man had been cooler than Steve McQueen in 1968 and I joined […]

Those Were The Days

Squares

At one time I thought that the world would consist of long-hairs driving GTOs with skinny blondes at their side. The music on the radio was Grand Funk Railroad. Once I graduated from college my delusion of grandeur narrowed to an aspiration of driving a motorcycle around the Lower East Side high on heroin with […]