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The courtroom now turns into four o’clock on Christmas afternoon 1986 on Seventeenth Street in Park Slope. Bill Laux, of 510 Seventeenth Street, was down the block at a friend’s house when his wife, Dottie Laux, called and told him to come home fo Christmas dinner. At this hour they were cooking up and down […]

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Yes, I’ve returned from Florida and while the Spanish moss and the manatee had to stay, I did return with some treasures. As shown in the photo at left, these include: a first edition of Vineland by Thomas Pynchon, picked up at City Lights in Sylva, North Carolina; Bookleggers and Smuthounds: The Trade In Erotica […]

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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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why is he saying these terrible things about Centipede? an Albanian pizza man? a Boro Park tailor? a Canarsie courier? a Dominican ecstatic? an Ecuadorian mope? the oldest living Finn in Sunset Park? that guy on the G train who’ll argue we should speak of The Georgia as much as The Gambia? he who can’t […]

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Beadel Debevoise can dig it. Meredith Brosnan didn’t grew up on Avenue L & if Dublin has its own Rockaway Parkway, James Joyce never wrote about it, not even in Finnegans Wake. Which leaves Brooklyn literature where? Drunk, again, longing for the apostrophe in Flann O’Brien at Denis J. Ferris Bar on Fort Hamilton Parkway? […]

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Admin notes: It’s been the same every August 22, or at least since then Brooklyn Borough President Sebastian Leone decreed it so in 1976. Less than two years later, Cazale was dead: the bone cancer. Sidney Lumet, Al Pacino, World War II veteran Charles Durning (b. 1923)… even Elton John & Bernie Taupin all survive […]

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