Film Noir, Doctor X, and Women in Bondage

When I was a kid, back in the mid-50s, my favorite time to watch television was right after I came home from school. Big decision: do my homework, or watch the “Afternoon Movie.” There was one channel in New Orleans, WDSU, Channel 4. Unlike now, the only movies that had been released to be shown … Continued

A Writer in Los Angeles

So the plan was to move to New York and hang out in dark coffee houses in Greenwich  Village  with  all  the other beatnik writers like Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg and write poetry and stories and become a “New York Writer.” That was the plan when I was 14, dating Becky Finkelstein and writing … Continued