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Recently e-published writer ‘digs humanity’ Like Richard Pryor and James Baldwin, Dwight Hobbes speaks his mind

Recently e-published writer ‘digs humanity’ Like Richard Pryor and James Baldwin, Dwight Hobbes speaks his mind

Feb. 14 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Name the subject — any subject — and Dwight Hobbes will have something unique to say about it. After his writing appeared over the years in such publications as Reader’s Digest, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine,...

Black & Single Blues, by Dwight Hobbes

Black & Single Blues, by Dwight Hobbes

Aug. 28 |     Life without Lesli was, any way you sliced it, a losing proposition. Sleep, forget about it. It took all the courage he had — frankly, not a lot — to lay on the bed where they’d made love. After the first few nights of tossing,...

All hell continues breaking loose

All hell continues breaking loose

Aug. 14 |     Many a man in his right mind would give an arm, a leg, and quart of blood to be in Keith’s shoes with a woman this wonderful asking to move in. Asking? Lesli was demanding it. They’d be happy as hogs in slop. He had his reasons for...

All hell begins breaking loose

All hell begins breaking loose

Aug. 7 |     Lesli walked up to Keith at the window, grinning wrist to wrist. Sidling, she reached an arm around his waist while peering down at the street and across rooftops as they’d often done. Stories below, cars, cabs and trucks rolled back...

Keith’s long reverie of romance ends when Lesli pops the big question

Keith’s long reverie of romance ends when Lesli pops the big question

Jul. 31 |       At length, Lesli had made the transition from L.A. to NYC in fairly fine shape, getting her legs beneath her once she’d decided to accept the gig running the research library at the American Museum of Natural History. Her next...

Dwight Hobbes’ Black and Single Blues

Dwight Hobbes’ Black and Single Blues

May. 29 |     Editor’s note: This is the 16th episode of “Black & Single Blues” since the series began in our February 14 issue. Thus far, Dwight Hobbes’ continuation and expansion of a story that originally appeared in Essence magazine...

Persistent thoughts of Lesli got scary for Keith

Persistent thoughts of Lesli got scary for Keith

May. 22 |     Lola’s pad truly was tripped out. Not surprising, since she, herself, was a trip without luggage. In a warehouse district, tiny joint, studio-like apartment decked out in retro-activist aesthetic — posters of Angela Davis, H....

Thoughts of Leslie kept Keith out of jail

Thoughts of Leslie kept Keith out of jail

May. 15 |     Lesli. Maybe the best thing, beyond her good looks and bangin’ body, was that she had a wonderful sense of humor. He would call her up, mad enough to chew nails and spit thumbtacks, and wind up laughing his hind parts off. He sure...

Lesli grew under Keith’s skin and into his brain

Lesli grew under Keith’s skin and into his brain

May. 8 |     A long week. Spent in good spirits, but it was long. After leaving Lesli off at the airport, Keith had ridden back to the hotel and gotten his regular routine in gear — looking over the sheets, running fingering scales. Then he’d...

Black & Single Blues — Lesli flew back to L.A. but never left his thoughts

Black & Single Blues — Lesli flew back to L.A. but never left his thoughts

May. 1 |       Love. Just like that. Well, he’d wondered, is there really any other way for it to happen except all of a sudden? He’d stepped out of the cab. “Luis,” he said, “since you got so much mouth about other folk bidniz, you...
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