Tag: short stories

March 16, 2014 /

*** Eugene Walter During World War II, Walter spent three years in the Aleutian Islands as an Army cryptographer. He relocated to New York City afterward and became a resident of Greenwich Village during the post-WWII years. During this time he pioneered an early form of happening by staging a…

November 2, 2013 /

“Can I get a drag?” he asked. I gave him my smoke and watched him suck: high cheekbones, full lips, wide open eyes. He looked down at his phone and started playing a video. It was his Instagram. “WB11. Model, actor, but more a performer than anything,” he said. I…

March 18, 2013 /

Dorothy Parker arriving with husband Alan Campbell in 1936 – looks like it was a bumpy flight: The pair were under contract to Paramount. She to write and he to write and act. Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, and Robert Carson collaborated on the screenplay, “A Star is Born” (1937).

November 29, 2012 /