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Glamour and Venal, Teen-Bop Beauty continue to un-man too many. Why, right this morning on Plain American Family-Viewing TV (“The Today Show”), Henry Miller, That Kindly Ass-Man Grandpa, was jawing with Norman Mailer: “Christ, did you see that boy in the movie of Death In Venice? What a boy! I could have fallen for him […]

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Sean Price has the nicest feet but will DJ Coconutter be kicking the joints that prove it? Or, instead of climbing aboard the WWIB float to work the 1s and 2s will she passed out hardbody after one, and now two long days of swimming in a sea of cold suds? I hope girl has […]

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The Music Director serenades: Just when ya’ll thought it was safe to go back into the water, strange things are happening all over again. First, our good friend and recent interviewee, Suzanne Wasserman, will be appearing at the Brooklyn Historical Society tonight and speaking briefly during an evening of film. The BHS is located at […]

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by Beadel Debevoise. Just a quick head’s up on a couple recent titles that should interest  many  readers. First, straight out of Adelaide via London comes Peter Bishop‘s Bridge (no relation to Hart Crane), a meditation on the architecture & social meaning of said objects which features a couple color photographs by none other than […]

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OR, CURSED PROGENITORS (2) Besides the Cooles, the cousins and distant cousins, the old aunts and uncles from the old country and the new ones from the borough itself, the old friends and acquaintances, there were others who had come to the wake too, too. Bakers, caddies, cops, private eyes, insurance brokers, gamblers, bookies, priests, […]

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Berenice “The Abbott”/BZA breaks it down. All across the Brooklyn black belt (if you gotta ask… we can talk about it another time) the excitement is so thick in the air you can taste it. Tastes like jerk chicken? Often, yes, but not always. The Haitians have their goat, & once this clown over on […]

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The Music Director gets on the good foot: hop hop hop. It’s too much to explain just now but the Old School is my school & in addition to rocking Rockaway Playland, Times Square peep shows & an old Rusian Aunt in the Bronx (everybody had one), I would listen to the the 98.7 Kiss-FM […]

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by Berenice “The Abbott”/BZA: Serious crime scenes are some sobering shit & I wasn’t even drunk yet. In fact, I was damn near dehydrated, an unexpected part of my plan to walk all of Liberty Avenue in BK, starting at City Line & heading west. I was about to hit the bodega for water & […]

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“By the turn of the century, Fort Greene entered into a new stage of development. The real estate maps reveal a change in the type of building going on, as they show brownstones giving way to multi-story and commercial structures. As early as 1893 the Hotel San Carlos at 69 South Oxford Street appears on […]

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Drunk on Albemarle. Drunk on Bond Street. Drunk on Cortelyou. Drunk in Ditmas Park. Drunk on Evergreen— Bushwick stand up! Drunk on Force Tube. Drunk in Gravesend. Drunk on Hinsdale. Drunk on India Street. Drunk on Jamaica Ave. Drunk in Kensington (they will get the services their property values demand). Drunk on Avenue L (the […]

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