Archive for 2019/08


My car radio broke. I turned it on and all I got was static. Now my friend Jeff says it’s because I started my car with the a/c on, but I’d never had a problem previously. And then I realized I could get FM, but the tuner skipped over Sirius, and on XM I got […]

The Tech Backlash

The problem isn’t so much that these companies are too big, but that they’ve lost control of their platforms. Today the WSJ printed an exhaustive article about the sale of unsafe/fake/substandard merchandise on Amazon. Once again, these tech companies are far ahead of the politicians, who’ve got no idea how they really work. The truth […]

The Stones At The Rose Bowl

They were rough. Until “Sympathy For The Devil.” Sometimes I wish I lived in New York, like last night. Sure, traffic is bad in Manhattan, but you can always take the subway. I read in the “Wall Street Journal” that they expect you to be on time in NYC, whereas in L.A. meetings are always […]

A Tribute To Jerry Weintraub-This Week’s Podcast

A Tribute To Jerry Weintraub, recorded live at the Grammy Museum Thursday, August 14th, featuring John Meglen of Concerts West, Bob Finkelstein of Sinatra Enterprises, Claire Rothman, emeritus GM/VP of the Forum, Peter Jackson, tour manager of the Moody Blues and Eric Clapton, Michael Weintraub and me, as the moderator. Listen for tales of the […]