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Zoe Leonard – photographer – quote

I knew Zoe Leonard as a young woman in the late 70s. She was young then. I was in my twenties. The East Village was a slum. We had fun together. She became a photographer. Well known. Political as would anyone who lost so many friends to AIDS. Zoe became an ardent lesbian. I remained […]

CARDBOARD NOIR by Charlotta Janssen/Shannon Greer

Art: Charlotta Janssen Photography: Shannon Greer Text: Peter Nolan Smith Styling: Liz Teich Grooming: Sabrina Rowe Digital Tech: Robert Bredvad Model: Brock Gloor

Shannon’s On The Case

Shannon woke with a hangover. It had lasted two days. The phone rang. Bill, his partner said, “I need you.” The next sound was a death rattle. Bill was now his ex-partner. Shannon got out of bed with his hangover intact. He picked up his gat. Someone was going to pay for Bill. Outside in […]

Sucker Punch

In the winter of 1967 I stood outside the parking lot of BC High with a Southie girl. The G Clefs were performing soul hits on stage. Debbie and I had danced to their version of MUSTANG SALLY. We were talking about school. Her eyes widened in surprise and I turned to see why. A […]