Archive for 2020/07

The Ballad Of Tommy LiPuma

The Ballad of Tommy LiPuma These books always suck. A friend, or the writer himself, believes someone with a foothold in the music business once upon a time, even a household name, deserves to have their story written and the result is…unreadable. First and foremost because the author can’t write. And they don’t understand one […]

Harlan Coben-This Week’s Podcast

Harlan Coben’s latest book, “The Boy From The Woods,” entered the “New York Times” best seller chart at #1 in April. His breakthrough, “Tell No One,” was made into a Top Ten-listed film, and presently Coben has four successful series on Netflix: “The Five,” “Safe,” “The Stranger” and “The Woods.” Listen as Coben lays down […]

The Twelve

What a show! I screamed so loud Felice was more scared by me than what was on the screen! Like I said, I base my viewing on recommendations. In this case Jim Urie recommended “The Twelve,” and then just a couple of days later, so did Bob Pfeifer. Did I trust them? I wasn’t sure, […]

The Poker Book

“The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win” If you play poker, you must own this book. If not…there are a lot of psychological lessons which you’ll find interesting, although they tend to interrupt the narrative of the book. Also, if you don’t play poker, or are a newbie, at […]