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The Good Life

WE WERE MEETING a lady at a home in Dix Hills.  She was buying five or six pieces of good-name furniture from a family who had to sell..

September 13, 2011

Mexican Bulldozer Radio

We could hear the Mexican radio through the floor above us. Laura and I lived in a basement apartment beneath her boss’s house. Aside..

September 13, 2011

In This Issue… June/July Uptown Mosaic Magazine

We made it to issue number 2!

June 23, 2011

Coming Soon To A Phone Near You

“Hello?” “Good evening, is Emma Smith available?” “Speaking, and this is…?” “Hello Emma, I’m with Johnson And Associates...

June 23, 2011


Most daughters didn’t have to beg to spend the night in their childhood bedrooms.  I wasn’t one of them.  No one would tell me why...

June 23, 2011

In The Beginning Was The Word

“‘Freedom’ in Asia is just a word, without meaning, for Asians never practiced slavery on a large scale….” I..

June 23, 2011

Introducing: In This Issue…

Today we introduce the first issue of Uptown Mosaic Magazine.  We’ve been laboring mightily to pick the best fiction, poetry and art..

April 21, 2011

The Nigger Knockers

The knock, knock joke, much like the negro spiritual began as a means of clandestine communication, a way for slaves to pass information to..

April 21, 2011

The Silver Lining

Dear Sir, Hello. I hope that retirement is treating you well. This correspondence is both an apology and an expression of gratitude. I know..

April 21, 2011


Me and my girlfriend Lee Ann were finally gonna sleep together today but she still hasn’t shown up yet to our regular meeting spot at the..

April 21, 2011
The Gallery
  • The Break
  • Yellow Cab
  • Snowflakes
  • Of Wings and Prints
  • Abbey Road Revisited
  • Carnival
  • Cross Culture
  • Juan Carlos
January – February