Jan/Feb 2007

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He was on his way to Japan when they dropped the bomb on Hiroshima. On Nagasaki. Didn't see a day of fighting. He seems pleased as punch about that. Tickles him pink. Like he got one over on the sonsabitches.

Stanley Jenkins


Bedtime Story

If the film were being made today, the rest of its footage would be devoted to man's inhumanity to woman, with a sympathetic male character thrown in or at least an opportunity in the script for the misogynistic (but irresistible) male lead to redeem himself by raising his consciousness under the loving but firm guidance of his better half.

Thomas J. Hubschman


What I know for sure

I, too, think it's important to share, not to hit people, to look, and above all, to flush. I, too, applaud the taking of naps, and espouse a policy of Milk and Cookies For All.

Paul Sampson