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The New York Times published my indoor tackle story “When The Fire Hydrant Was The End Zone.” In 1962, the New York football Giants played fourteen games each season. Seven games at home and seven games away.  Away games were televised.  Twenty one hours of heaven.  The League blacked out home games to discourage a drop… Read more »

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While on Aruba, I’ve made a habit of waking, lying in place for a few minutes on the beach, journaling my dreams and day’s plan, strolling naked, stretching, being still, gazing at the always impressive appearance of the Sun, taking a whore’s bath at the water’s edge, dressing and being on my way.  That is… Read more »

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“Twenty two stops to the city, 22 stops…” Garland Jeffreys voice kicks in, joining the drum’s beat on “Coney Island Winter,” his new single from his terrific album The King of In Between, a lament and love letter to New York City. Brooklyn-born Jeffreys is a New York City storyteller who uses music to lay his… Read more »

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I took a week off from ‘Almost Carrie’ to enjoy the holidays, but don’t think for a second that I stopped contemplating Sex and the City‘s profound effects on society.  In fact, Christmas vacation proved a catalyst for a complicated meditation on one of Sex and the City’s most enduring controversies—the ubiquitous presence of SATC stuff…. Read more »