Category Archives: Internet

Facebook Ban on No Thanks Day

In 2013 I wrote the following on my Facebook page. “My people arrived on the Mayflower. Howlands. We’re still here. Where are the Wampanoags? On Nantucket protesting Thanksgiving. Happy Turkey Day.” An hour later the message and comments were removed by someone. I am unable to use my home page and Facebook posted this. Account […]

Zombie Texters Alert

I work at a diamond store on West 57th Street. This morning I counted the number of people with a cellphone in their hand. 60%. 30% of them had their eyes glued to the screen. Lost to the world. I have an old flip phone. I can’t do anything with it other than text and […]

Disappearing From Now

I was young once. I knew Wendy Whitelaw. We hung out in Paris. The two of us were friends. Sadly we never made love. But we still are friends. This week started with over 600 page views and drifted south to single digits. Guess I’m headed for oblivion. And we all know where that is. […]

The 10 Unanswerables

According to the Old Testament Moses descended from Mount Sinai with two stone tablets inscribed with 17 Commandments and although the adopted son of the pharoah was the only man in the crowd who could read, Yahweh deigned not to write in Egyptian, so there could have been a thousand commandments for all Moses or […]

Neo-Droid Hands

Comic book characters rarely had all their fingers. Many artists are unable to draw a hand, which I’ve always deemed to be the cause for the advent of abstract expressionism. Most recently I went online to look at wedding bands for a friend. The website offered this image. Not really a hand. Then again nothing […]