Stanley Siegelman


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By Stanley Siegelman

’Twill come, I know, as no surprise. / (I speak, of course, of my demise.) / The signs abound, for all to see: / A curtailed life expectancy.Read More


Ed Koch, Unabridged

By Stanley Siegelman

Ed Koch, Unabridged
In a new installment of Siegelmania, Stanley Siegelman pens a poem about the renaming of New York City’s Queensboro Bridge in honor of the city’s 105th mayor.Read More


Chicago’s Next Mayor

By Stanley Siegelman

Chicago has elected former White House chief-of-staff Rahm Emanuel as its next mayor. When Emanuel takes office, he will be the first Jew to lead the city.Read More


Former Madam Aspires To Be Governor

By Stanley Siegelman

Former Madam Aspires To Be Governor
NEWS ITEM: Kristin Davis, a former madam, who once served a three-month jail sentence for prostitution, is running for governor of New York. In a recent debate with fellow gubernatorial contenders, including Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino, Davis advocated for the legalization of marijuana.Read More


The Restaurant That’s Glatt Treyf

By Stanley Siegelman

NEWS ITEM: Traif. That’s the name of a restaurant located in the heart of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg, not far from the neighborhood’s Hasidic enclave.Read More






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