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GOODNIGHT TO THE GREATEST

Muhammed Ali was magical, riveting, hard to ignore.I read George Vecsey’s piece in the Times this morning and it made me cry. I wanted to call this post Goodnight, Sweet prince; but then I thought people would think I was writing … Continue reading

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PRIVILEGE

When Sean Penn announced the best picture Oscar by saying, “Who gave this son-of-a-bitch his green card,” my instant reaction was one of revulsion. But of course, it had more to do with the things I have heard directed at … Continue reading

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FIFTY SHADES OF BROWN

I ride the Bx 6 bus a lot, being a freelance handyman. I go to the Home Depot at the Bronx Terminal market, just across the Harlem River. I get on the Bx 6 on Amsterdam and 155th Street; take … Continue reading

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