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ROCK STANDS TALL by Peter Nolan Smith

In August 1984 ACTUEL sent a Californian-born photographer and me to cover the Deauville Film Festival. This was my second journalism gig for the French magazine and I hoped that writing a good article might open the path to another profession other than being a doorman at La Balajo. he Deauville Film Festival was not […]

Remember Our Gone

Remember Our Gone

Asshole of the Week 8/18/2015 Kim Davis

I understand belief as a Red Sox fan. I knew in my heart that the Fenway Faithful would be rewarded with a World Series triumph, although maybe not in my lifetime. This year I haven’t worn my Red Sox Nation shirt. The Bosox never got it together and we are last in the American League […]

Throwing Back Fish

Last weeekend Bushwick was heaving with artists, hipsters, dealers, and tourists enjoying a day of open studios in the rejuvenated industrial wasteland. I had bicycled over to Grattan Street to view a friend’s paintings. Frank Holiday greeted me with surprise. “I’m so happy you showed up.” “As am I.” I quickly examined his new paintings. […]

The Closet of Closeness

Four friends, who hadn’t seen each other in 30 years, reunited at a party After several drinks, one of the men had to use the rest room. Those who remained talked about their kids. The first guy said, ‘My son is my pride and joy. He started working at a successful company at the bottom […]