Archive for April, 2012

Elsie’s Oke Doke Bar

Monday, April 30th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 56 Comments »

When I was in my twenties I used to go to a bar on 84th Street called the Oke Doke. The name was technically the Oke Doke Restaurant, but it wasn’t a restaurant, it was a tiny bar with ...

Things I Meant to Post About

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

- I read an essay by Rebecca Bazell, who lived in the same building as Etan Patz, (the six year old who went missing in 1979). It made me curious about her. She was ten at the time ...

If You Need a Good Cry

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Watch this P&G ad for the Olympics. In response, Salon had an interesting essay yesterday titled, Motherhood is not a job. I’m comfortable with calling motherhood a job. I think I only have a problem with calling it the ...

Carole King Loser’s Lounge Tonight

Friday, April 27th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I can't wait. Carole King has written so many great songs for so many great artists (including herself, of course) over so many decades. Can. Not. Wait. I'll be back tomorrow with photographs, hopefully. The Loser's Lounge ...

Sad, Horrifying Picture

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Yesterday, I mentioned a photograph I saw at the Municipal Archives in 2002 that has haunted me ever since. I decided not to post it, and if you follow this link to see it you'll probably be shocked that ...