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2001 Stories by Geoffrey Gray

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  • Powder on My Mind

    published December 18, 2001

    There are people in this city who jerk reporters around with supernatural stories or phony leads that test the gullibility of newsmen hungry... More >>

  • I'll Cut the Fence, You Grab the Plutonium

    published December 18, 2001

    For all the difficulty protecting nuclear reactors, safeguarding nuclear weapons facilities has proved no easier. According to a newly released... More >>

  • The Method Actor

    published November 27, 2001

    What is the magic surrounding porn legend Ron Jeremy? The fat, greasy, deliveryman mystique? Or, as one dinky blond fan puts it in Porn... More >>

  • Below the Radar

    published November 6, 2001

    George Bush has said if he is fortunate enough to be elected president, he is going to look at our whole military situation, including the... More >>

  • Live/Dead

    published October 16, 2001

    One kid came from California, with his banjo and missing a finger; the other drove from New Jersey with his mandolin. Bill Monroe was the main... More >>

  • Dick Cheney's Pipe Dream

    published October 16, 2001

    American Special Forces troops may have begun moving on Afghanistan late this week, but American special interests started jockeying for position... More >>

  • Bush Sr. Could Profit From War

    published October 9, 2001

    Larry Klayman likes suing the United States government. Over the last seven years as chairman and general counsel of Judicial Watch, a public... More >>

  • NY Mirror

    published September 18, 2001

    The report—heard in the streets from open vans, from the punk swilling Ballantine XXX downtown on Hudson Street—was that 7 World Trade... More >>

  • Check, Please!

    published July 31, 2001

    Sophie, Call me a fish. Because that's what we've been calling ourselves here at the chess shop. Fish. Not the kind in the ocean, but... More >>

  • An Interview With Gil Scott-Heron

    published July 17, 2001

    On July 2, a few hours after Gil Scott-Heron pleaded guilty to a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, accepting a deal of 18 to... More >>

  • Gil Scott-Heron’s Rap

    published July 17, 2001

    On a rainy Sunday night last fall, Detective William Velasquez and Michael Pardo, two undercover cops from the Northern Manhattan Initiative, a... More >>

  • Crisis of Faith

    published May 22, 2001

    Three times in the last three weeks, padlocks to the synagogue at 180 Stanton Street have been changed—once to keep the congregation from... More >>

  • King Sharpton Gets Courted

    published April 24, 2001

    The restaurant was closing, and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach looked down at the $34 rib eye steak beached on his plate. After nearly three hours of... More >>

  • Shutter Bugged

    published March 27, 2001

    Bill Brown refuses to get paranoid. It's just that he hates the thousands of surveillance cameras mounted on walls and utility poles around the... More >>

  • Listings

    published March 6, 2001

    Wednesday, 5:05 a.m.: There's a lamb chop hanging from my mouth, and for nearly two hours, during the middle of the night, during the middle of... More >>

  • Romancing the Stash

    published February 6, 2001

    Cache Ninja won't tell me his name. But he has agreed to take me on "a cache hunt" for the most obscure treasure in Manhattan. There's only one... More >>

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