Archive for 2017/07

Is All Publicity Good Publicity?

No one talks about Uber anymore. I was listening to Howard Stern interview Robert O’Neill, the guy who shot Bin Laden, and he got me, I fired up my phone and downloaded the sample chapter of his book “The Operator” to my Kindle. Previously the hype had slid off me. I’d seen “Zero Dark Thirty.” […]

Garth Brooks At The Forum

It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday Actually, it was sometime after eleven. Garth Brooks could be the biggest act in America. But in today’s siloed world where everything exists in its own niche, you can be unaware of this. Until you go to a show. Tickets are eighty bucks. And Garth keeps adding shows until […]

John Heard

People have got to stop dying. I know, I know, it’s the way of the world. But when you age, when the people you came up with start to die, it leaves you lost in a way that is not depicted in the news, it reinforces that everything is temporary, that most of the games […]


This show went from five stars to two and a half while we were watching it. But I can’t turn it off. I don’t know what’s going on anymore. I’m sitting on the crapper reading my phone and freaking out. The ruling party in Poland is taking over the Supreme Court and the Palestinians want […]