Delays put Enzo, Isadora, and Giuseppe together in the air for a few more hours in January 1996.
Substantial fiction is still available. You just have to search harder.
A small part of the neighborhood itself called Astoria.
More memories from that empty flight from Rome to New York in January, 1996.
Routine tragedies remind us of man’s inhumanity to man, make countless thousands mourn.
Hooper Fountain, Maher Circle, and more around Uptown Trinity Cemetery.
Enzo’s manager Giuseppe gets in the way of a promising relationship with their stewardess.
From Sandy Ground to Tottenville.
Monica’s recollection of her plane ride with Italian genre director Enzo B. Bucci continues.
Working through my winding family lineage.
Deeper into the marine history of New York's fifth borough.
The chaos of the city's biggest snowfall since 1943.
Really, I’m not sure how some of us did it.
Fiftysomething and spending too much time in open-back robes for colonoscopies and beyond.
A search for true love goes all wrong.
Fledgling writers omit crucial information.
Everyone should walk around naked. I’m first.
Nirvana made him want to be a rock star.
There’s a lot we don’t know.
Maybe the experience of seeing oneself isn’t all that unusual.
A chemical romance in the Isle of Avalon, after which the writer is knighted for the third time.
Uncle Pete’s smile lit up all of Queens. What Year Is It (#278)?
Oh, the amusement parks I’ve never seen. What Year Is It (#255)?
I’d make a lousy tour guide. What year is it (#251)?
I’ll sit in the back of the car. What Year Is It (#241)?
The bus stop, the USPS and other things, but not the Cowsills. What Year Is It (#227)?
It wasn’t always a tight-knit group, but we worked hard and enjoyed each other’s company. What Year Is It (#225)?
The late author talks about his book Be Cool.
A more rustic Long Island from decades upon decades ago. Clues after the jump.
A trailer for Smyles' new book, out now on Turtle Point Press.