Glass blowers in Revolucion, Chula Vista dowager in prison, man marries Tijuana prostitute, and the complete history of Caliente racetrack
Various Authors 8:30 a.m., Jan. 20
Griffin came out from Rhode Island to write off and on for the Reader in the mid-1990s.
He recommended a student of his, David Rioux, who wrote two cover stories for the Reader in 1993.
Interview with Peter Griffin on his love of Hemingway
I’d be up until three or four o’clock in the morning, when I first started reading Hemingway, jumping up, saying, ‘Mom, listen to this, isn’t this something, isn’t it unbelievable?’ I’d shake her, and she’d wake up.
Interview with the sightless
I felt crazy asking for directions to her house. Over the phone, Lee began, “Get on 8 west, at the Sports Arena exit you make a left, then when you get to West Point Loma ...
The tortured life of our duck
It looked like the fossil of a dinosaur, there on the CAT scan film. The veterinarian, Dr. Marjorie McMillan, pointed her index finger, the nail clipped, unpolished, toward the skull. “There and there,” she said. ...
Chinese Year of the Boar
Some blame President Clinton. He's indecisive, they say, opportunistic, and, according to my maiden aunt, a "sex-pig." For others, it's Hillary's fault, with her dorkish dissertation on health care, her feminist, I-can-hurt-you-from-here style. For still ...
You against the table
When I was a kid growing up in the late ’50s, there was a push to make pool a family game. I remember ads showing “Mom” — permed blond, high heels, and in a chemise ...