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Another Lost Classic

I was just wadding up a piece of toilet paper and wiping it under my eye when the door to the men’s room opened, bringing a blast of club/bar noise with it: jukebox pumped through the PA, bottles clinking, people talking in that rowdy bar way. The wad of paper came away from my skin […]

Invisible Touch

I always thought that eye makeup would be as garish and obvious to the wearer as it was to an onlooker—like horn-rimmed glasses or mirror shades or something. I was wrong; once the mascara and eyeliner and eyebrow pencil and whatever else were on, I forgot about them. Which meant that I got a mild […]

I Love Rock and Roll

I’m starting here because I have to start telling my story somewhere, and that night is as good as any. Actually, better than most. The year was 1986. The place, Providence, Rhode Island. Have guitar, will travel. * * * * After soundcheck me and Tollman and Doug smoked a little weed in the back […]