Monthly Archives: August 2014

Red Tramps

Tramps are cool too. Workers of the Universe unite. Resistance is not futile. Foto came from Eric Bedos of Paris

Workless Bum

TERMINATOR 5 has wrapped the filming in New Orleans. Arnold Schwartzernegger has returned to California and the director flew back to New York and Fort Greene. We planned to meet for wine next week in the neighborhood. “I’ll be unemployed like you.” He had nothing on his schedule. “It’s been a long slow summer.” I […]

THEY ARE ANIMALS By Peter Nolan Smith

The other day I was on 47th Street selling a diamond. I ran into a young friend. Shimon spotted my NY Times opened to an article about Hamas. “Animals.” “Excuse me.” I liked Shimon. We shared the same taste in clothing. “Hamas are animals. They hide behind civilians and hide weapons in schools.” His chest […]

The Old Man and the Pee

The IRS decides to audit Grandpa, and summons him to the IRS office. The auditor was not surprised when Grandpa showed up with his attorney. The auditor said, “Well, sir, you have an extravagant lifestyle and no full-time employment, which you explain by saying that you win money gambling. I’m not sure the IRS finds […]

Thai Prison Phii

Why do cemeteries have fences around them? Because everyone is dying to get in. It’s the exact opposite for prison. Okay, this joke isn’t so funny to adults and neither was the 2009 appearance of a ghost in Bangkok’s Crime Suppression Division, where several guests of the state have experienced sleepless nights due to the […]