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Catching Up with the Ukulele Lady

Written by Jim Knipfel on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

There are currently hundreds, if not thousands, of uke players sneaking around the streets of New York. Probably one of the best known among them is Phyllis Capello, aka "Brooklyn’s Own Ukulele Lady." Thing about Ms. Capello, though, is that she’s more than just an extraordinarily talented uke player. She’s also an award-winning poet and [&hellip
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Dicks Aplenty

Written by Jim Knipfel on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

"I ask them, ‘How do you feel now?’ ‘How does your dick feel?’ ‘What are you thinking about?’ Some questions are silly, some aren’t–‘Who are you thinking about fucking right now?’ Sometimes I say, ‘Show me how big your dick will become when it gets hard,’ or ‘I really want to see a nice, hard [&hellip
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Slackjaw’s Celebrity Cavalcade!

Written by Jim Knipfel on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Posts

I’ve told a few of the stories already–harassing Jamie Lee Curtis at the Guggenheim; perplexing Gene Hackman on 3rd Ave. by whispering the magical word “tri-zeta” at him; pretending to be a potential Michael Dukakis assassin (and paying the price for my tomfoolery). Here are a few stories that haven’t found their way into print [&hellip
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Get Off Heroin, Pain-Free

Written by Jim Knipfel on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

In 1989, he opened Jerusalem House, a 15-bed treatment center for addicts, where he began to develop "The Scher Method" of painless drug detoxification. Jerusalem House received a great deal of press in Israel at the time, most of it overwhelmingly positive. In December of 1989, however, a journalist working undercover for the local weekly [&hellip
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