Category Archives: Kentucky

Whorehouse Feature Motivates Letter Writers

As I surmised in my recent feature about Pauline Tabor and her legendary whorehouse in Bowling Green, Kentucky, multitudes of worried people are planning to counterattack recession-induced financial woes by opening their own commercial houses of delight. Though Pauline sealed the doors of her regal establishment two generations ago, in 1968, and died in 1992, […]

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Pauline’s Fabulous Whorehouse

Your houses are worth about half what you owe, gas is rocketing past four bucks a gallon, food’s gotten so precious you’re eating more lettuce than meat, and you’ve already told the kids to forget those elite universities and instead plan to attend local community colleges while they scramble for fast food jobs. Don’t be […]

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Cruising in My First Car

I wish I’d been more on the ball and returned to somehow punish the scoundrel who sold me my first car. The deed occurred on an ominous weeknight when my stepfather drove me east of Sacramento to a fine suburban home where a slender dorky old man at least forty-five opened the door and said, […]

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