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Andreas Economakis

“Ela Re Malaka” by Andreas Economakis   I awake suddenly from a deep and catatonic sleep. In a dream that quickly flutters away, I am pinned underneath a bulky red Lancia, desperately trying to lift it off of me. At … Continue reading

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Andreas Economakis

“Size Matters” by Andreas Economakis Part 2 (click here for Part 1 of “Size Matters,” or visit the 3/14/11 issue of AIOTB) I hobbled toward my bike, fishing the keys out of my jacket pocket.  One look at the hard … Continue reading

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Andreas Economakis

“Size Matters” by Andreas Economakis Part 1 The pain started sometime around noon, a little before our 45-minute lunch break. The slight tingling I’d been feeling in my stomach suddenly became an intense and nauseating throbbing in the groin area. … Continue reading

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Andreas Economakis

“Exodus” by Andreas Economakis 3:30 p.m. Los Angeles, California. Five months after 9/11. I’m sitting in the passenger seat of Clive’s dented, dirt-brown Cherokee, staring out the window. The West Hollywood scenery streams past me in colorful, repetitive bursts. White … Continue reading

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Andreas Economakis

“Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?” by Andreas Economakis July 27, 1985. Day 2 of the big Rock in Athens concert. S. and I squeeze our way through the excited crowd and sit down on the white marble seats. … Continue reading

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