Tag Archives: WILLEM DAFOE

May 1, 1978 – Journal Entry

None of us at CBGBs were hippies, but some of us liked ice hockey. Last night the New York Islanders were knocked out of the Stanley playoffs by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tomorrow the semi-finals of the Stanley Cup begin with the Bruins versus the Flyers and the fucking Habs against the Maple Leafs. And […]

A FRIEND IN THE MOVIES

My hillbilly girlfriend and I moved to the East Village in 1978. The twenty-two year-old blonde actress came from West Virginia and I hailed from New England. Alice was in the theater like Bill, our upstairs neighbor. I wrote poetry. One day Bill announced that he had been cast in a western called HEAVEN’S GATE. […]

The Outrage of Christ

THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST by Nikos Kazantzakis was a revelation for a young Catholic boy living on the South Shore of Boston in 1967. I found the book in our town library next to his successful novel ZORBA THE GREEK. The blurb on the dust cover shockingly declared that Kazantzakis had written this book […]

A WALK IN FOG by Peter Nolan Smith

On a murky November evening I attended the opening of the “Dream’ exhibition at Luxembourg’s Mudam Museum. Madame l’Ambassador bailed early for a formal affair. I was not invited for the dinner. “It’s a diplomatic thingee.” Madame l’Ambassador explained, as we walked through a thickening fog to the waiting Jaguar. “I understand.” A writer-in-residence has […]

PETER NOLAN SMITH READING AT MoMA 02 08 18 Club 57 Show

FIRST CHAPTER OF THE END OF MAYBE READ BY PETER NOLAN SMITH – VIDEO BY ERIC MARCIANO – MUSIC BY ANDREW POLLOCK RULES OF KLAUS READ BY WILLEM DAFOE – VIDEO BY ERIC MARCIANO BAD POETRY OF PETER NOLAN SMITH READ BY LARRY FLEISCHMAN DUELLING JOURNALS BY ANN MAGNUSON AND PETER NOLAN SMITH THE END […]