Decent Man in an Indecent City

In high school, I was in the Key Club, the national Honor Society, the Thespian Society, the science club, the French club and a very small, special club that hung out in my basement on Friday nights to do secret projects like pressing those two buttons on the cable box to try to unscramble Cinemax, which wound up leaving me with damaging, Picassoesque concepts of the female form. My hard work helped get me into college. So when I heard New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was organizing a Decency Commission, it sounded like the kind of resume padding I could...

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