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Allow Me to Explain

For what it’s worth, here’s my reply to Stuart Kahn’s heartfelt letter [March 22]: I was homeless for five months last year, learning in the process that our society has no safety net, except perhaps prison. I squeaked by telling a different person each night that my roommate had a girl over and wanted privacy. […]

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But How Did You Like the Story?

Throughout the 90s my day-to-day life was made miserable with a steady stream of harassment, threats, pushing, shoving, screaming, spitting, and projectiles from men claiming to be homeless. Those days will come back over my dead body. Fuck Mark Weinberg [“Working for Change,” March 1], and fuck you for supporting this shitbag. Thax Douglas Humboldt […]

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Smells Like Bill Wyman

Re: The Veruca Salt article [Post No Bills, January 24] Please, the next time Bill Wyman returns to write one of his puffy fluffy buzzy encomiums for your music section, don’t publish it under the name of Peter Margasak. I’m just thinking of poor Peter, turning red with shame that people will think of him […]