The Not-So-Great Gatsby

Not So Great Gatsby: The Show Must Go On
April 5, 2017 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: The Show Must Go On

Dear Nick, Spring is taking its grand ol’ time in arriving fashionably late to Lil Rhody. It’s more like “Winter ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Getting Creative
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Getting Creative

“This is how it works You’re young until you’re not You love until you don’t You try until you can’t ...

Not So Great Gatsby: All You Bad Folks
March 1, 2017 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: All You Bad Folks

“All you black folks, you must go All you Mexicans, you must go And all you poor folks, you must ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Welcome to the Terrordome
February 15, 2017 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Welcome to the Terrordome

Dear Nick, It’s been a tough few months for me since the election. To pretend otherwise would be dishonest. I ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Gats Rides a Made Pony
June 3, 2015 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Gats Rides a Made Pony

Dear Nick, To paraphrase Rakim: It’s been a long time. I shouldn’t left you without a strong piece to read ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Seeking Happiness in 2015, However it Appears
December 17, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Seeking Happiness in 2015, However it Appears

Dear Nick, I cannot believe that we’ve made our way round the sun yet another time.  As the weather blusters ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I'm Leaving Facebook
November 25, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Why I’m Leaving Facebook

Dear Nick, I’m often conflicted when this time of year rolls around. I have so many things to be thankful for, ...

Not So Great Gatsby: The Diminutive Demon of Dorrance Street 
October 21, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: The Diminutive Demon of Dorrance Street 

Dear Nick, Imagine this: a pudgy, tiny, toupee-sporting man hatches a cocaine- and alcohol-fueled plot to recover his divorce settlement ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Driving Mr. Gatsby
September 4, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Driving Mr. Gatsby

Dear Nick: Driving on the short but uniquely Rhode Islandish stretch of I95 that serves as a spine for the ...

Not So Great Gatsby: Allegedly Aloe Verifiably Vera
July 23, 2014 No Commentby

Not So Great Gatsby: Allegedly Aloe Verifiably Vera

When I was a kid, we didn’t have no insurance. We didn’t have a damn thing. You had to be ...