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From the Humorous Mind of JerseyJohn#2

Posted by Jake on May 8, 2013 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (8)

From the Humorous Mind of JerseyJohn#2

Funeral services have been scheduled for Anton Wyzek, 19, who died of a single gunshot wound over ten days ago but whose body has been retained by the police pending the results of an on-going  investigation. 


In a brief press conference at the precinct early yesterday morning, police spokesman Humpty Krupke stated that the investigation had been completed and the Department was satisfied that the initial...

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From the Humorous Mind of JerseyJohn

Posted by Jake on May 8, 2013 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (11)

From the Humorous Mind of JerseyJohn





New York…Police official broke up yet another skillfully choreographed, singing street brawl Saturday that left two dead, as rival gangs of dancing, knife-wielding toughs danced intimidatingon the streets of New York’s West Side.

According to Officer Krupkeof New York’s 32nd Precinct, the youths are members of two rival gangs, the J...

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Westsidestorians: A Quick History and Tribute

Posted by Jake on April 28, 2013 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (6)

Once upon a time, at thebeginning of the new millennium, during a moment of chance internet surfing, I stumbled upon a messageboard devoted to my favorite musical, both stage and film, West Side Story.  Some of the morecolorful devotees who populated this space also belonged to a yahoo group knownas the Westsidestorians and immediately took me into the fold.   Like the Jets who were never disconnected and home with their own, I now had brothers (and a fe...

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They Did Good Buddy Boy: Review of Our Story

Posted by Jake on March 14, 2012 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (2)

This is a must read not just for West Side Story fans, but also for anyone who appreciates the creative process that goes into film making. The passion for the dance is expressed through the eyes of each author, making the pages come to life.

I had no doubt that the writers would provide an up-close and personal view of the agony of auditions (multiples in many cases), the grueling hours of rehearsals, the sore muscles, and in the end, the deep satisfaction of contributing to one of th...

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