Category Archives: History

Radio Row

Before The World Trade Center There was N.Y.C.’s Radio Row

News of the 9/11 tragedy found its way to me through the antiquated airwaves of a vintage Bakelite radio. Only days before September 11, 2001, I had moved from the New York City I loved to one of its leafy suburbs.

Radio Row

Before The World Trade Center There was N.Y.C.’s Radio Row

News of the 9/11 tragedy found its way to me through the antiquated airwaves of a vintage Bakelite radio. Only days before September 11, 2001, I had moved from the New York City I loved to one of its leafy suburbs.

Anti Trump Sally Edelstein Quote

Trump Knew

Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to the USA. The health of our nation and its citizens are close to being on life support after four years of him as president. Now in his own voice, we have

Anti Trump Sally Edelstein Quote

Trump Knew

Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to the USA. The health of our nation and its citizens are close to being on life support after four years of him as president. Now in his own voice, we have

Vintage ad Campbells soup

Soup Can Cover Up

Don’t be fooled! Under the disguise of white suburban housewives, millions of evil anarchists are stocking their pantries in ready for violent protests! Under the homey pretense of preparing Campbell soup casserole for their families, the canned soups are flying

Vintage ad Campbells soup

Soup Can Cover Up

Don’t be fooled! Under the disguise of white suburban housewives, millions of evil anarchists are stocking their pantries in ready for violent protests! Under the homey pretense of preparing Campbell soup casserole for their families, the canned soups are flying

Trump and Barnums Zip Pinhead

RNC- The Greatest Show on Earth -Freaks and Geeks

The great showman Donald Trump may have thought the RNC was The Greatest Show on Earth but it actually had more in common with P.T. Barnum than he realized. It was a freaking Freak Show. That great huckster P.T. Barnum

Trump and Barnums Zip Pinhead

RNC- The Greatest Show on Earth -Freaks and Geeks

The great showman Donald Trump may have thought the RNC was The Greatest Show on Earth but it actually had more in common with P.T. Barnum than he realized. It was a freaking Freak Show. That great huckster P.T. Barnum

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

  The Trumps have been a thorn in the side of America for nearly 4 years. Now with Melania’s desecration of America’s cherished White House Rose Garden, that prickly thorn cuts deeper into our collective flesh. The Trump Rose Garden

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

  The Trumps have been a thorn in the side of America for nearly 4 years. Now with Melania’s desecration of America’s cherished White House Rose Garden, that prickly thorn cuts deeper into our collective flesh. The Trump Rose Garden

The Wild West of Presidential Convention 1960

National party conventions were once wild west spectacles. Exactly 60 years ago I watched my very first presidential convention on television when a fresh-faced democratic Senator won his party’s nomination for president. It was a raucous affair, unlike today’s virtual,

The Wild West of Presidential Convention 1960

National party conventions were once wild west spectacles. Exactly 60 years ago I watched my very first presidential convention on television when a fresh-faced democratic Senator won his party’s nomination for president. It was a raucous affair, unlike today’s virtual,

Changing political conventions

How Covering Conventions Has Changed

Conventional political conventions now seem so 2016. If night three of the Democratic virtual convention is any indication, traditional conventions should be a thing of the past.  It was historic, intimate, and breathtaking. In a traditional televised convention, we would

Changing political conventions

How Covering Conventions Has Changed

Conventional political conventions now seem so 2016. If night three of the Democratic virtual convention is any indication, traditional conventions should be a thing of the past.  It was historic, intimate, and breathtaking. In a traditional televised convention, we would

Turmp Storm

“How a Power Outage in the Time of a Pandemic Unexpectedly Restored Me.

We’re hot as hell, and we’re not going to take it anymore! If you live outside the Tri-State area, chances are you have no idea about the destruction that Tropical Storm Isaias brought to millions. One week after Isaias carved

Turmp Storm

“How a Power Outage in the Time of a Pandemic Unexpectedly Restored Me.

We’re hot as hell, and we’re not going to take it anymore! If you live outside the Tri-State area, chances are you have no idea about the destruction that Tropical Storm Isaias brought to millions. One week after Isaias carved

collage vintage childs school workbook and rump

Donld Gets a Gold Star For Being Cognitively There

The real cognitive Test Trump took during his health exam. Donald gets a gold star when it comes to his cognitive ability and I have the proof. Donald has just been bursting with pride at his mental agility and the

collage vintage childs school workbook and rump

Donld Gets a Gold Star For Being Cognitively There

The real cognitive Test Trump took during his health exam. Donald gets a gold star when it comes to his cognitive ability and I have the proof. Donald has just been bursting with pride at his mental agility and the

Lady Liberty Still Stands

Lady Liberty being struck by lightning is a sign alright.  But like the proverbial glass half empty or half full, its symbolism can go either way. There are those that view this picture taken during a nightmarish storm in NYC

Lady Liberty Still Stands

Lady Liberty being struck by lightning is a sign alright.  But like the proverbial glass half empty or half full, its symbolism can go either way. There are those that view this picture taken during a nightmarish storm in NYC