The Eagles

We were driving south on the Harbor Freeway when I saw the marquee announcing that the Eagles were coming in January to the Forum. It was early December. I said to my wife, “If you wanted to get me a nice present for Christmas, I would like to go see the Eagles.” Why the Eagles? …

The woman in the camel hair coat

I still think about her, probably 20 years later. She was riding on the Lexington Avenue line downtown, the local. She was brunette, white, not much older than me. Maybe even the same age as me, but not the same economic class, that’s for sure. She may even have gone to the same Ivy League …

The Ditty Bops are a revelation

Sibyl, Steph, and I went to see the Ditty Bops on Saturday at Largo at the Coronet. I met Amanda years ago and had heard them once on CD, but having seen them live (with Lynn Jeffries’ wonderful shadow puppet play) I am officially in love. These are some righteous, courageous, charming, and sexy lesbian …