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Adventure One: “The Release”

written by David Garber            I was sitting across from a vaguely familiar looking man with a heavy European accent.  Have you noticed these days how all the doctors at the hospitals seem to be foreigners?  … Continue reading

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Adventure Five: A Shining Moment

Written By: John Tellegen It must have been 3 or 4 in the morning when I awoke with a jolt, like someone had zapped me with a Taser. I sat up, soaked with sweat and panting. I wasn’t used to … Continue reading

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Adventure Twenty-seven: Going… Going… Gonzo

by Bill Braunstein If the stack of tomes at my desk was any taller, onlookers would think I was playing the textbook version of Jenga.  But I’m not. I’m here in the downtown branch of the Los Angeles Public Library … Continue reading

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Adventure Twenty-four: A Touch of Evel

by Bill Braunstein I’m getting a tattoo. Yes, I’m going to have an artist insert needles containing inks of multiple colors deep into my skin to create a design I’ll carry with me until the day I die. And to … Continue reading

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Adventure Twenty-one: Some Delight

By David Garber Since my breakup with Shelby, my social life had been a bit slow.  Okay, not exactly slow, dormant.  I was at the point where I got excited just slipping into my skinny jeans.  Now ordinarily it’s not … Continue reading

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Adventure Twenty: Apple of My Eye

by Bill Braunstein They say when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.  Which is great, if you like lemonade. I’d rather be handed a blue agave plant, so I could make a shot of tequila. Love–or lack of it–will do … Continue reading

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ADVENTURE 19: Taking Control

By Lawrence H. Levy It was three months since I burned down my apartment house and Shelby dumped me.  I spent my days at work and my nights getting majorly stoned on weed and “shrooms.”  I was tapering down, getting … Continue reading

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Breaking News

THIS JUST IN: “A Few Minutes With…” is making some exciting new changes. We’re going on hiatus for one week, from April 22 to April 28, during which time we hope you’ll take the opportunity to check out some of … Continue reading

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Adventure Eighteen: Bed, Bath and Beyond Stupid

Written by: John Tellegen “No, no, no,” I explained to the assistant manager at Bed Bath & Beyond, “they have to be floating candles because I want to float them in the tub.” “Why do you want candles in the … Continue reading

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Adventure Seventeen: Wanna Be Starting Something

by Bill Braunstein I’d be a great dancer if it weren’t for two things—my feet. That’s why I hate getting up on a dance floor.  But today, whether I like it or not, I have to cut the rug with Shelby.  … Continue reading

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