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The Lent Of No Beer

Lent is the six-week period of Catholic fasting from Ash Wednesday to Easter, allowing the faithful the chance to atone for the previous year’s sins by mirroring the span of time the Messiah spend in the desert before He succumbed to the temptations not of Satan, but his own mortal flesh. While I’m a full-blown […]

THE BEST FORM OF FLATTERY by Peter Nolan Smith

Midtown traffic was snarled by the security measures protecting foreign dignitaries from any harm during the annual UN General Assembly. Crosstown streets were closed east of 5th Avenue and a beeping tentacle of the congestion packed Madison Avenue. My bus took 20 minutes to cover ten blocks. I was late for a gallery opening on […]

Black Friday Beer

Today on Black Friday millions of Americans hit the shopping malls to purchase marked-down electronics and toys. This frenzied spending spree kicked off the Christmas shopping season. This year’s Black Friday was an all ugly affair and the event has getting uglier by the year. The term ‘black Friday originated from Philadelphia retailers’ description of […]

Skateboard Zepher Vixen

Beers included.

Man’s First Words

The University of Reading in England has determined that two dozen words have survived the fifteen millennium since the end of the recent Ice Age such as “You, hear me! Give this fire to that old man. Pull the black worm off the bark and give it to the mother. And no spitting in the […]