Monthly Archives: March 2012

When 340-pound Louie ‘Whispers’ asked me to sniff him, I gotta tell you: Eye-talians have some strange customs. He smelled like my favorite animal: A steak! Then Louie offered: Life can taste good, but you’ve got to make it good.

Louie ‘Whispers’ – as opposed to ‘Louie duh lawyer’ – plopped his 340-pound, always smiling, battleship of a body onto a chair in the Twin Smoke Shoppe in South Philadelphia the other Sunday afternoon and asked me how I thought … Continue reading

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Now hear this! If you go thru any life and death medical trauma you will inevitably suffer a depression like Post Traumatic Stress. Unless you have an ex-wife who screams that you are bloody nuts. And the nutty docs listen…at first.

I’ve always maintained that there is never a time you can’t find the humor in matters – even when you’re perched before a firing squad. I mean, what the hell…what the hell…what the heck…hang yourself up by the neck. You … Continue reading

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Why is it that the misdeeds of a few end up punishing all the rest of us? When did the 99% relinquish our rights to the perverts? Tyranny is when we fear the government and allow it to abuse us…

Like the armed bank robber who admonished the bank patrons one sunny morning: If no one loses their head, no one will lose their head. I had to remind myself of this last Saturday as I entered the U.S. Customs … Continue reading

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I thought you were innocent until proven guilty? I also thought friends were supposed to be like condoms: Protect you when things get hard…

It’s not only my lawyer who considers my whole life-style a crime in progress. So, apparently, do some of my erstwhile friends. But that doesn’t mean I have ever been guilty of anything – in court, or out of court. … Continue reading

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