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Camp Happyland

April 29, 2015

So I broke my rule. The “never drive to a gig that is more than 5 hours away” rule. I had been pretty successful at following this little travel law for years, but recently I’ve found myself driving from, say, Erie, Pennsylvania to our house on Long Beach Island in one 6-hour bout of insanity. […]

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April 6, 2015

Creative product and output is under assault these days, mostly because the information age allows for anyone to take anything and call it their own. I’m not complaining – it’s part of the business. So when I post a line, let’s say this one, on Twitter: “The New York Times has a new Men’s Style […]

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Caught a Rising Star

March 16, 2015

My modest “career” high points kinda run together, even with the access to diaries and notes and a not-so-faded memory of the past that I can call upon whenever needed. Yes, there are probably discrepancies. But this is MY story, so (for now) I get to call it the way I see it. Or the […]

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Lies, Lies and More Lies

February 25, 2015

In a follow-up to my blog of February 13, I have been following the lies in socio-political circles ever since. And they just keep coming! Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky told people he had earned 2 degrees from Baylor University, when it turns out he didn’t graduate from there at all! Hmmmm… What’s worse? Not […]

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February 13, 2015

You know what the great thing about being a ventriloquist is? I mean besides the fact that the puppets are far better than actors (because puppets don’t use, they don’t abuse, they show up on time, they rehearse and prepare diligently and they perform EXACTLY the way the script was written). The great thing is […]

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