Category Archives: VDO

CBGBs Pinball 1978 VDO

Throughout the late 1970s I stood at the front of CBGBs for the Contortions, Damned, and the Voidoids. Afterwards I drank beer and play pinball at the back of the club. I was never friends with the big names. The bartenders were my friends, the doorman with the yellow construction helmet let me in for […]

VDO Imbiss Cambodia 2007

During Songkran 2009 Nik Reiter and I overlanded across Cambodia from Pattaya to Sihanoukville. Someplace betwixt point A and point B we had to stop for a river ferry in the middle of nowhere. Upstream the Preak Piphot disappeared into the jungle. A small stall on the muddy bank sold frikadeller, a German delight. a […]

ANDRETTA’S HAT – Video – 169 BAR

Sadly I lost that hat on a plane from Detroit in November 2021. Why Detroit. The Rolling Stones. Paint It Black you Devils

November 23, 1978 – East Village – Journal Entry – VDO

Thanksgiving 1978. Rainy. High 45. Low 31. LSD. I cook the turkey without a gauge on the stove. It came out perfect.

Irish Revenge

I can remember what I was wearing on November 22, 1963. A white shirt, sky blue tie, and dark navy trousers were the boy’s uniform at Our Lady of the Foothills south of the Neponset River. It was a beautiful autumn day. Then Mother Mary Superior spoke over the intercom and tearfully announced, “President Kennedy […]