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The Arts Seen in NYC (Pierre Cardin Is Totally Brilliant Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town the other weekend to spend some time a-museuming and say, it was swell. After navigating the usual midtown Manhattan mishegas to get to our usual hotel, we took the … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (‘Summer with the Averys’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to check out this that and the other thing and, say, it was swell. After the usual funhouse ride through Six Flags Over Midtown Manhattan, we headed … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Joan Miró’s ‘Birth of the World’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town to go a-museuming this past weekend and say, it was swell. Having successfully fought our way down a Friday I-95, navigated the obstacle course from the FDR Drive crosstown … Continue reading

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Purdue Pharma Opioid Ads Keep Trying to Dull Sackler Pain

As the hardworking staff has resolutely noted, OxyContin pusher Purdue Pharma has been spending millions of dollars in an attempt to 1) adwash the Sackler family’s responsibility for hooking millions of Americans on opioids and 2) minimize the current blowback … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (#StraightWhiteMen Preview Edition)

Well the Missus trundled me down to the Big Town for my birthday last weekend and, say, it was swell. (It also marked the start of a year’s worth of my saying, à la Raymond Chandler, that I’m pushing 70 … Continue reading

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Purdue Pharma’s Opioid Ads Keep Trying To Dull America’s Pain

As the hardtsking staff has previously noted, the fabulously wealthy Sackler family, which unleashed OxyContin on an unsuspecting American public, played a key role in the country’s current opioid crisis. Adding insult to devastating injury, the family’s corporate arm, Purdue … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Backwards Museum Mile Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town the other weekend to see what we could see and say, it was . . . cold. But the artwork was swell. We hit the city around three o’clock … Continue reading

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Opioid-Pushing Sacklers Administer Advertising Methadone

Let us now speak of the Sackler brothers – Arthur, Mortimer, and Raymond – patriarchs of the pharmaceutical-fueled family that has made billions of dollars from the sale of OxyContin, the marketing of which has undeniably triggered America’s current opioid … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (‘Modigliani Unmasked’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to see what we could see and, say, it was swell. We hit the city Friday afternoon and headed right over to the Fashion Institute of Technology … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Long Day’s Journey Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to The Big Town last weekend and, say, it was swell. Except for the drive to get there, of course. We hit four – count ’em, four – major traffic jams on the … Continue reading

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