Written by John Strausbaugh on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Moles. The skin doctor lasered them off with a shrug, but I have to tell you I was spooked. A sunburn is one thing, random skin-cell mutation is another. A few weeks later, a colleague who’s sailed all his life reported a similar experience. First time in his life, a sunburn turned into a weird rash, followed by strange [&hellip
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Coal

Written by J.T. Leroy on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

  They’re buying a lot of poisoned foods: Land O’ Lakes butter, Paul Newman’s salad dressing, Sprite, Burgers ‘n’ Buns, and way-too-orange carrots and Cheetos. I know it’s all poisoned coz only safe foods are safe. I try not to stare, unlike my mom, I know she’s trying to figure out what they are. If they’re secret agents of [&hellip
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Terminator

Written by Bruce Benderson on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

The novel to which the adolescent voice was referring wasn’t exactly young-adult material. It was about the street people of Times Square and featured a hustler, a bouncer and a drag queen who were all addicted to heroin. “Terminator” was the only name by which my fan would identify herself. “How old are you?” I asked, a little urgently, my [&hellip
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