Year: 2017

  • Fictional Humans of New York (FHONY): Dusty

     Dusty tucked a copy of The Village Voiceunder his arm while he maneuvered a key into the padlock that held the gate in place over the entrance to his bar, The Crooked Nail. After opening the gate, Rusty fumbled with his ring of keys until he found the one that unlocked the bar’s door. He […]

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  • She Would Be You

      If I were to build a woman from my dreams she would be you But we both know that dreams aren’t real even when they do come true Dreams don’t have to obey laws like gravity or ticking time There’s no law I wouldn’t break when loving you becomes a crime Love is not […]

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  • REVIEW: Absolutely on Music

    America has a lot to be proud of, if pride is your thing. I prefer humility. It requires more of a person than pride does. It has virtue. And, best of all, it doesn’t go before a fall.Humility is a trait that is given more value in Japanese culture than it is in American. We […]

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  • REVIEW: The Ogden Museum of Southern Art

    If you find yourself in New Orleans and for whatever reason you don’t feel like trying a new cocktail or listening to the best live music on the planet while eating char-broiled oysters, take the St. Charles streetcar to the corner of St. Joseph Street and walk the two blocks to The Ogden Museum of […]

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  • The Maximum Cat

      When a cat knows he’s done, he stops eating. It’s not just that he refuses food, he’s forgotten what food is. Muscle memory leads him back to the bowl at meal time but even if you put the food in his mouth he won’t swallow.As mammals, we share some things in common with cats: […]

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