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Bible Topless Poolside – North Hollywood 1995

In 1995 Scottie Taylor invited me out to LA to run the door at the Milk Bar in Beverly Hills. As usual the nightclub’s opening was delayed several months. I had no money. Only a credit card from my dear mistress, Ms. Carolina. Scottie and I lived on about $10 a day and the occasional […]

Old Men Love to Rock Pattaya

Five years ago I had been on Pattaya’s notorious Soi 6 in the Woo Woo Bar listening to Jefferson’s Airplane’s SOMEBODY TO LOVE. The trio of sub-20 Thai girls had invited me to visit an upstairs short-time room. “You sexy man. How old you. 40?” Even through beer goggles my mirror doesn’t lie more than […]

A HERO OF THE ROAD by Peter Nolan Smith

A HERO OF THE ROAD by Peter Nolan Smith Anybody can jump a motorcycle. The trouble begins when you try to land it. – Evel Knieval MANGOZEEN BOOKS 2022 CHAPTER 1 A lice infestation swept through southern Maine in the winter of 1958 and every school district mandated crew cuts for all the boys without […]

The 420 Bus to Hollywood

In the late spring of 1995 I lived with Scottie Taylor in a North Hollywood pool house. The homeowner ran a strip club off West Pico Boulevard. Dennis’ dancers sunbathed nude in the mornings. They were Jesus freaks and read the Bible like a choir of fallen angels. Scottie and I were sinners in their […]

June 29, 1995 – Los Angeles – Journal Entry

Only four more days until I leave Los Angeles. I made no friends. No one told a joke or a story. I’m more than ready to leave. I came with nothing. I leave with nothing. Scottie and I remain friends and I do withJoel Bernard.. Time to go. The tempeeature is rising and the cloudless […]