THE RITCH DOCTOR

THE RITCH DOCTOR

THE RITCH DOCTORMidas Velbi RANGE: The Ritch Doctor does not limit his practice to the territory bounded by the first and eighteenth holes; nor does he operate exclusively above the no-parking zones in front of French restaurants. For if his bedside manner is a little...
THE HIGH INTEREST WRAITH

THE HIGH INTEREST WRAITH

THE HIGH INTEREST WRAITHUsurious horribilus RANGE: Anywhere between inexplicably expensive and temporarily exorbitant, the High Interest Wraith can be found on either the downturn or the upswing. Wherever a small deposit will hold or no serious offer is refused, he...
UNREAL ESTATE BROKERS

UNREAL ESTATE BROKERS

UNREAL ESTATE BROKERSVendores condominis fantastica RANGE: From coast to coast—and several hundred yards off shore—these cunning creatures can be found in almost any direction: down in the boondocks; between sliding hills and eroding beaches; on the side of a cliff;...
THE GIANT (ECONOMY SIZE)

THE GIANT (ECONOMY SIZE)

THE GIANT (ECONOMY SIZE)Caveat emptor RANGE: Suburban shopping centers, inner cities, across the river, over the tracks, under new management, out of stock. Long ago, the Giant En-celadus loomed o’er the isles of Greece. Today, the Giant (Economy Size) looms...
AMERICAN MOTOR GREMLINS

AMERICAN MOTOR GREMLINS

AMERICAN MOTOR GREMLINSInfernalis combustiones RANGE: Almost everyone has encountered these fiends at least twice. Their initial function is spell-casting. As one strolls past a dealer’s show window or used car lot, Gremlins blow fairy dust over some...