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#TheMartiniEffect (#HashtagNovella for #NYCBars Edition: Chapter15)

The Martini Effect – Chapter 15 (The Mural and Marylou) (15) (We rejoin our Dharma Drunk heroes roving the streets of Greenpoint, Brooklyn.) “Where to go?” Marylou asks. “What you feeling?” I ask her back. “I need another Shangri-La,” Marylou says. We round the corner onto Greenpoint Avenue and Marylou stops to study the mural … Continue reading

#TheMartiniEffect (#HashtagNovella for #NYCBars Edition: Chapter 14)

The Martini Effect – Chapter 14 (A Draft of Drift and Drifting) Chapter 14.1 (14.1) (We rejoin our Dharma Drunk heroes roving the streets from Manhattan to Brooklyn, passing from winter to spring to summer, gently falling from afternoon to evening, hoping and praying for a place called inebriated hope at the end of their … Continue reading

#CrashingTheBox (#WorldCup 2018 Edition) Sunnyside to Jackson Heights

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” – Pele, Brazilian Forward, 92 appearances for national team, 77 goals “Football, a game in which everyone gets hurt and every nation has its own style of play which seems unfair to foreigners.” – George Orwell, English novelists/essayist, ‘The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters … Continue reading