Tag Archives: murder

Murderous Che

During the late 1950s Fidel Castro’s revolutionary forces hid among the dirt-poor farmers of the Sierra Masetra Mountains. Batista’s forces hunted the small band of ill-armed rebels. Commandante Che was in charge of discipline and regularly executed spies, turncoats, and deserters to save the movement. Eutímio Guerra, a peasant army guide first victim, admitted to […]

Fiends in High Places

My move to Paris from New York in 1982 came with costs. I said good-byes to Anne Borchert and Jill Chapman. The first ended up having an affair with the artist Jean Michel Basquiat. The second maintained a letter correspondence informing me about the Internal Affairs investigation concerning Viktor Malenski’s murder at the Continental. The […]

The Police Versus The Us

Over a year ago 19 year-old Michael Wilson was shot dead by a Ferguson Missouri police officer. Darren Wilson claimed the stocky high school senior charged at him after an altercation about walking in the middle of a street. Darren Wilson was cleared of any charges by a grand jury setting off a firestorm of […]

The Curse No More

The Boston Red Sox finally killed the Babe Ruth Curse by miraculously coming back from three games down in the 2004 ALCS finals against their dreaded nemesis, the New York Yankees. Heroic performances by pitcher Curt Shilling and power hitter David Ortiz shall live in the memories of the Red Sox Nation throughout this century. […]

Freed From Freedom

Eighteen countries have issued advisories to Thailand warning against non-essential travel. The USA is one of them. My co-worker has a trip scheduled for later this month. Laara called this morning to ask my opinion on the situation. “There is a curfew in effect. 10pm to 7am. No political gatherings over five people. Censorship of […]