Banality

Banality

Illustrator LeRoy Neiman contributed pop kitsch to Playboy Magazine. Giuliano photo.   Riding an elevator with jazz musician Gerry Mulligan he was in a snit. Listening to the piped in music he ranted. “Some musician is getting ripped off” Mulligan said. My friend...
Pip In Thailand

Pip In Thailand

By Pippy Giuliano   The first night in Bangkok, I found myself at a temple complex in the city center. A handsome monk in saffron robes approached me. He called me sister and I was beguiled until the talk turned suspiciously intimate. I ignored his suggestion to...