Monthly Archives: October 2020

A Milestone Memorial for Me

When all is said and done, I am the product of a successful “set-up.” Seventy years ago today a 29-year-old man from Queens married a 24-year-old woman from Manhattan. This young couple filled with hope, whose whole life lay in

A Milestone Memorial for Me

When all is said and done, I am the product of a successful “set-up.” Seventy years ago today a 29-year-old man from Queens married a 24-year-old woman from Manhattan. This young couple filled with hope, whose whole life lay in

Keeping…TAB A Diet Drink For a Generation

RIP Tab. Even if the girl watchers watched the girls who drank Diet Pepsi, it was always Tab for this girl. With its one crazy calorie, I would mainline the soda’s cyclamates with nary a care in the world. To

Keeping…TAB A Diet Drink For a Generation

RIP Tab. Even if the girl watchers watched the girls who drank Diet Pepsi, it was always Tab for this girl. With its one crazy calorie, I would mainline the soda’s cyclamates with nary a care in the world. To

Amy Barrett Piano and Mother

Don’t Judge Me Because I Can’t Play the Piano

I never had piano lessons. Can’t tickle the ivories at all. Which now might very well disqualify me from sitting on the Supreme Court, my lack of law degree notwithstanding. That was my take away from the confirmation hearings for

Amy Barrett Piano and Mother

Don’t Judge Me Because I Can’t Play the Piano

I never had piano lessons. Can’t tickle the ivories at all. Which now might very well disqualify me from sitting on the Supreme Court, my lack of law degree notwithstanding. That was my take away from the confirmation hearings for

Happy 80th Birthday John Lennon

I could never have imagined when I got this John Lennon doll in 1964 and listened to the Beatle’s “Can’t Buy Me Love” on this globe transistor radio, that he might one day be celebrating being 80 years old. If

Happy 80th Birthday John Lennon

I could never have imagined when I got this John Lennon doll in 1964 and listened to the Beatle’s “Can’t Buy Me Love” on this globe transistor radio, that he might one day be celebrating being 80 years old. If

Fly Danger poster

Flies- The Fear Factor

  “Listen…..Do you hear it?” “Bzzzzzzz……It’s coming back……a buzzing creeping crawling nightmare of terror…..the return of the fly” That may have been the opening trailer in the 1959 Vincent Price movie Return of the Fly but it was a real-life

Fly Danger poster

Flies- The Fear Factor

  “Listen…..Do you hear it?” “Bzzzzzzz……It’s coming back……a buzzing creeping crawling nightmare of terror…..the return of the fly” That may have been the opening trailer in the 1959 Vincent Price movie Return of the Fly but it was a real-life

Kamala Will Pummel Pence

Mike Pence is going to need plenty o’ Jesus Bandages after Kamala pummels him tonight in the debates! Kamala is ready for action! Is it possible it’s only been a week since the first presidential debacle/debate? Like most, I am

Kamala Will Pummel Pence

Mike Pence is going to need plenty o’ Jesus Bandages after Kamala pummels him tonight in the debates! Kamala is ready for action! Is it possible it’s only been a week since the first presidential debacle/debate? Like most, I am

Macho Man Not Mucho Macho

The myth Trump wants to perpetuate – the warrior leader as a physical specimen of manly strength was deflated pretty quickly Monday night, as quickly as his lungs deflated causing him to gasp for breath. He wanted to emerge from

Macho Man Not Mucho Macho

The myth Trump wants to perpetuate – the warrior leader as a physical specimen of manly strength was deflated pretty quickly Monday night, as quickly as his lungs deflated causing him to gasp for breath. He wanted to emerge from

How Donald Trump Turned Me Into a Conspiracy Nut

Conspiracy theories are now spreading faster than the COVID virus itself. There are those who think Trump is faking his diagnosis and others who think he is faking his recovery. What about that ego trip he took in his car

How Donald Trump Turned Me Into a Conspiracy Nut

Conspiracy theories are now spreading faster than the COVID virus itself. There are those who think Trump is faking his diagnosis and others who think he is faking his recovery. What about that ego trip he took in his car

How Donald Trump Turned Me into a Conspiracy Theorist Nut

Conspiracy theories are now spreading faster than the COVID virus itself. There are those who think Trump is faking his diagnosis and others who think he is faking his recovery. What about that ego trip he took in his car

How Donald Trump Turned Me into a Conspiracy Theorist Nut

Conspiracy theories are now spreading faster than the COVID virus itself. There are those who think Trump is faking his diagnosis and others who think he is faking his recovery. What about that ego trip he took in his car

Trump KKK Mask

I Don’t Know Nuthin’ About White Supremacists

Donald – I don’t know nuthin’ about white supremacists – Trump claims to have never heard of the Proud Boys despite clearly and ominously instructing them at the debates to “stand by.” Kinda like he never heard of David Duke.

Trump KKK Mask

I Don’t Know Nuthin’ About White Supremacists

Donald – I don’t know nuthin’ about white supremacists – Trump claims to have never heard of the Proud Boys despite clearly and ominously instructing them at the debates to “stand by.” Kinda like he never heard of David Duke.