Probably like many people in many areas of the USA, I get sick and tired of being sick and tired about the Disney-esque way that my local world is presented by our local corporate media wizards, or the hordes of bad PR agents working to sell the fantasy viewpoint that EVERYTHING IS JUST FINE AND DANDY in our Grand City of Dayton, Ohio.
Thursday, August 31, 2006
Monday, August 21, 2006
washer and dryer store on East Third Street.
the stripped aluminum siding on the house, which
thieves cash in for cold, hard 40-ounce money at
the recycling yards off of First Street.
ghetto is everybody, ghetto is still the king (thank you Mojo Nixon).
Shot off of Troy Street across from the old Kiser building,
which is being hit with a wrecking ball and being replaced
by a homogenized suburban looking structure.
So very sad. America abhors its own history - and great history
with a legacy intended to last hundreds of years too.
RTA Bus near the Walgreen Store on the corner
of Wayne and Wyoming.
dude I thought I had this strange feeling that I had
seen him in some kind of most wanted perp lineup before.
on Wayne Ave.
of the old Ned Pepper's bar in the Oregon District.
I forget what it's called now.
Theatre on a sunny afternoon.
comedy/music show once that never came together, and
who of all people called me on a Sunday morning, but
Rudy Ray Moore of Dolemite fame. We talked for about
a half an hour. He said he remembers doing a comedy tour
and playing at the old Apollo Theatre, and staying in the Biltmore
Hotel in 1963.
How many people can say Dolemite called them on the phone?
Main Street. Nobody uses crosswalks in D8N.
Price Stores in downtown Dayton.
esteem of poor folks at the corner of second and Jersey.
East Third Street staying drunk and high as much
as humanly possible.
cigarette smoking off of East Third Street.
Saturday, August 19, 2006
going home to have unprotected sex
and confessing to the man in
the booth the next day.
such a cold war feeling to it that visitors claim it is icy to the touch
on a hot, sunny day.
and Stewart Street is no more, and a new university development
is under construction.
a famous indie-rock show happened back in
the day, is now Charlie's Cornerstone Bar. Walnut
Hills bar is now located down the street on Brown next
to Dewey's Pizza.
waiting on RTA buses.
now has a new facility on the south side of Edwin C. Moses Blvd.
across from Welcome Stadium and U.D. Arena.
Stewart and patterson exibits some bold modern design.