Robert Anasi is the author of The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle, and The Last Bohemia: Scenes from the Life of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. His articles, reviews, and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the TLS, Salon, and many other publications. He is currently working on a book about the dark side of law enforcement in Southern California.
Last Exit to Brooklyn
"Last Exit to Brooklyn" was actually shooting around the corner that summer — I signed on as an extra but my scenes didn’t make the final cut....