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Old School Godzilla

Godzilla first emerged from the Pacific in 1954. Gojira was a portmanteau for ‘ape’ and ‘whale’. The nuclear devastation of Nagasaki and Hiroshima were blamed for the evolution a creature dedicated to the destruction of Japan i.e. a manifestation of the USA. Godzilla was relatively thin for an all-consuming atomic fire monster sheeronking during his […]

Another Step Backward

Three of my co-workers in the diamond exchange commute from New Jersey. A distance of less than twenty miles. Their daily trips combine trains, buses, and subways. Traffic horrid on each of the tunnels and bridges crossing the Hudson River. The Federal government had planned a third rail tunnel to alleviate the strain on the […]