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Monthly Archive for July, 2009

On July 30, Kenny Wisdom was asked to remove himself from his place of residence on Dean Street. That request came from his wife. Deep down, he know she was right but he also knew, someday, he would return to her. With nowhere else to go, he appeared at the 3rd Avenue home of his […]

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Caz Dolowicz is back! And wherever he was— be it Otto, North Carolina or Hull, Georgia; in the forest alone singing Goethe or in the back of the WWIB promo van with your mom listening to Willie Nelson— at least Caz was there, more (or, on occasion, like when the goddamn van wouldn’t start at […]

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Or, Memoirs of a Shy Nornographer And poor old Homer blind, blind as a bat Ear, ear for the sea-surge, murmur of old-men’s voices: “Let her go back to the ships, Back among Grecian faces, lest evil come on our own Evil and further evil, and a curse cursed upon our children Moves, yes, she […]

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So there’s this former Naval Air Station, in Brooklyn, called Floyd Bennett Field. Brian Berger’s relationship with the Floyd goes back nearly to the dawn of time, at least the early 1960s when his father, a native of Rockaway Beach, was stationed there as a member of the United States Navy Reserve. Young John Strausbaugh […]

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Scaly Mountain, North Carolina As the world awaits the final editing and design of Brian Berger’s epic second interview with Unplugging Philco author Jim Knipfel, tentatively titled “Welcome Back, Gotterknipfel,” I send heavily Sands Street-accented salutations and a postcard from somewhere in Macon County. Former NBA point guard Spud Webb, one might recall (and Dallas […]

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HELLO! THERE, SEA SERPENT! A Brooklyn Man Says He Is Confident He Met One While Fishing Mr. M.A. Russell, of 188 Bridge street, says that he and two companions, while fishing on Sunday, about 7 A.M., off Long Beach, saw a sea serpent. There were on the boat at the time a dozen bottles of […]

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SUSPECTS IN BONFIRE MURDER Two Poles Arrested by the Greenpoint Avenue Police Patrolmen Mattes and Biredy of the Greenpoint Avenue station, Willismsburg, arrested two Poles last night as suspicious characters in connection with the murder of the woman whose body was found in the bonfire in Williamsburg on Thursday. The men described themselves as Julian […]

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