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Cowboy Versus Batman

My friend Haoui Montauk bequeathed me a Paul Smith suit in his will. We had worked at a punk nightclub together in the late-70s. He had collected the cash and I had worked the door as a bouncer. Haoui liked to call me ‘rough trade’. He wasn’t wrong. I liked a good fight now and […]

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 […]

The Hudson Milliner

This autumn the Hudson Milliner Guesthouse and Inn opened as a refuge for urbanites in search of refined comfort in classical surroundings. One step inside the newly-renovated 19th century hat shop transports the present to an ageless luxury designed to captivate time. The refined details of each room heighten the awareness of precious moments passing […]

8 Years

My good friend Shannon and his lovely wife celebrated eight years together. We had a drink at a Myrtle Street bar. “I have to ask you. Sex must be boring, so why don’t we have a menage a trois?” “I’m game,” Charlotta replied without hesitation. “Tonight?” “Errr.” I was in no condition for sex, especially […]