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Did You Know?

A U.S. President’s State of the Union Address was always read by a court clerk rather than the man himself, until Woodrow Wilson took the helm in 1913. Thomas Jefferson, who didn’t much care for public speaking, installed the rule, … Continue reading

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There’s a Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On

I’m en route to get my hair done after waking up resembling a rat with an explosion of gray hair. All I need is a tail and a nice hunk’a cheese. As I tool down Amsterdam Avenue, a shamatta on … Continue reading

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Little Elvis

Today I was walking up Madison when the skies opened, making the whole stunned avenue run for cover. I found myself under the canopy of a lavish dress store next to a one year-old and his Spanish speaking nanny. She, … Continue reading

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Dear Bill

Bill Hicks died twenty years ago today. It seems like yesterday I got the call from his friend, Kevin Booth, tearfully telling me the news…that he passed at his parent’s home in Little Rock Arkansas in the early hours of … Continue reading

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Notes From The Carlyle – July 2013

It’s three in the afternoon as I sit sipping a hardy glass of burgundy. I’m feeling a bit down since I was due to come with my friend Joey, but because of my erratic, unpredictable lifestyle, our plans were put … Continue reading

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