Category Archives: Women and men

Did You Know…Hollywood Edition

Gary Cooper turned down the role of Rhett Butler in the film, Gone With the Wind, regretting it for the rest of his life. The Marx Brothers came up with their name during a poker game, Julius becoming Groucho, Adolph, … Continue reading

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Bill Hicks…December 16, 2020

A friend recently said, “No offense Susannah, but he died so long ago. You celebrate him like he’s still here.” I had to smile at this since, I kinda think that he is. If you watch footage of Bill taken … Continue reading

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Tales From The Front

I’ve always wondered what it’s like to have really big boobs, the kind Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield had. A sweater girl, as they were called in the 40s and 50s. One who filled hers out like nobody’s business.  I’m … Continue reading

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Voting 6 Feet Apart

The drum roll has begun. Why does this presidential election feel more like the apocalypse than a Democracy?  Hell if I know. Rather than noble Americans, we’re more like the Jets and Sharks in West Side Story, the way we’ve … Continue reading

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Unrequited Love

I’m in the Park with my friend Jack, who’s harboring a broken heart, I thought he’d be over by now, but alas, he still carries a torch, for Lisette. She’s a beauty all right, a real head turner without a … Continue reading

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Best Story of the Week…October 15th

Here I am, en route to the Apple Store’s Genius Bar, annoyed I need help, finding myself walking behind an older couple. I don’t know how old, just that their backs are well-heeled, his in a classic blue blazer over … Continue reading

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Tit for Tat

I’m in the Park. It’s close to 10 as I sit on a bench hoping no one joins me besides the breeze that’s blowing through my hair. All I want are a few minutes of mask-less reading time. Is that … Continue reading

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Poignant and True

  While the late Anthony Bourdain was still the Executive Chef at Brasserie Les Halles, in midtown Manhattan, he’d see an older woman peer in the window most afternoons, but never come in. One day he went out to ask … Continue reading

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Meat and Potato Men

I’m referring to an old-fashioned type of male you don’t see so much anymore. The man who steps up, no matter what. The fella who faces the bully, chases the bad guy, who runs into the burning building to save … Continue reading

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The Big Bang

This piece concerns three men: John Kennedy, Bill Clinton and Eliot Spitzer, the latter, the former Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo’s disgraced predecessor, who in 2008, stepped down due to his inappropriate sexual conduct rivaling the Marquis de Sade’s. … Continue reading

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