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My hillbilly girlfriend and I moved to the East Village in 1978. The twenty-two year-old blonde came from West Virginia and I hailed from New England. Alice was in the theater like Bill, our upstairs neighbor. I was writing poetry. One day Bill announced that he had been cast in a western called HEAVEN’S GATE. […]

Monkey See Monkey Do

KING KONG is #43 on the AFI’s 100 best American films of all time. CITIZEN KANE is # 1. The first is about an ape and the second by a genius. KING KONG smashed box-office records while CITIZEN KANE was a financial flop. The 2nd KING KONG in 2005 proved even more popular and no […]