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Monthly Archives: February 2008

The Witches of Flatbush

Brooklyn, on his damned quarrel smiling, showed like a rebel’s whore I saw Macbeth in Brooklyn last night, not in the form of an oddly cloaked apparition on the F train, but as performed by Patrick Stewart at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Stewart has damn fine posture for a man pushing seventy and needs […]

Couch Sleep

I’ve done a lot of sleeping on couches in my time. It’s affected some of the relationships I’ve been in, as some people take it as a personal affront. But the truth is I’m equally likely to sleep on the couch, or get up from the bed to go sleep on the couch, when I’m […]

Substitute Scene

New York City’s like a friendly old ghost you seem to cruise right through – Bob Seger “Katmandu” I now get New York magazine delivered to my door, the result of being too lazy to check the “no thanks” box on an Amazon giveaway. It’s more than an “er” behind the New Yorker and resembles […]

Lucky In Jersey

“I have a competition in me. I want no one else to succeed. I hate most people.” Daniel Day Lewis as Daniel Plainview, “There Will Be Blood” Quite the Super Bowl yesterday. I picked up a hundred bucks for hitting the winning fourth quarter numbers in a pool with a bunch of strangers. They didn’t […]