Category Archives: Personal

Encountering Death

Kevin Smith’s Realization After His Near Death Experience – Joe Rogan Podcast Quite a different point of view. Myself, I’ve resented Death showing up (more than once). I didn’t ask for the bastard to visit. Smith found a sense of … Continue reading

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But Where Do We Move To?

The Death of a Once Great City: The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence This city long ago passed the point of no return. Its Mall-ification continues unopposed. We have a Mayor who wheezes about “affordable … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Pirated. Thank You.

No. Not this blog (I send out DMCA notices to squish people when they try that!). Something I did in the pre-Internet days. I’m not going to say what it is or where it is. I’m not being coy. I … Continue reading

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How It Was: The Man Bag

Meathead Wears A Purse Back in the mid-1970s, I once had to tote around a one-piece non-folding Polaroid camera in a shoulder-strap case. The case was black. It had a weird shape. The amount of shit I got from ignoramuses … Continue reading

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“I Let Somebody Else Tell Me What I Couldn’t Do.”

After the break, two must-see videos.

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Four Simple Ideas

None of them are from me. And I’m damned glad I ran into them. I used to have a hell of a time finding my apartment keys when I was younger. It would drive me crazy. I think there was … Continue reading

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UFOs Over Staten Island, Part Three

And I think we have the answer: That was posted on Twitter October 8. The direction the lights came from is one in which there is a park a little over a mile away. It’s also on higher ground. I’ve … Continue reading

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UFOs Over Staten Island, Part Two

When I did my prior post, I forgot to include a salient point. The cats. I was feeding two outside cats (I feed a number of them, which contributes to my not being able to buy anything other than cat … Continue reading

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UFOs Over Staten Island

It’s 10:23PM EDST as I type this. At about 9:45PM, I looked up into the sky and saw something I’d never seen before. A series of strange lights moving slowly across the sky in a strange diamond-like formation. These were … Continue reading

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The Call Of The Electric Skateboard Is Strong

I had one of the first skateboards back in the 1960s. That is not me in the picture. But one of the ways I would have ridden it back when. (Also the way I would have been dressed too.) I … Continue reading

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