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Michael Fessier Jr.

Bert Potter’s Secret

Illustration by Geoffrey Grahn THE CEILING FAN SPINS SLOWLY in this bright white office and the clock with roman numerals announces 1:37 on a rainy Friday afternoon with not much happening. From the palm-lined parking lot in front of his office Bert Potter looks directly across the street at the......

The 'At Least' Factor

Photo by Ted SoquiWell, the hell with it. Frank Stronach, the Austro-Canadian philosopher mogul (think Ted Turner with a lot more imagination) whose Ontario-based auto-parts manufacturing company, Magna International, now had 50,000 employees in 16 countries, was moving too fast to bother about six-story codpieces, and the giant was scrapped......

Taxi Driver

"There will be no talking in any language," the middle-aged blond lady says severely from behind her desk. We listen respectfully. No one says a word. There are seven of us in a classroom at the back of the Parking Authority building next to the County Jail on Vignes Street......
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