Archive for the 'Books' Category

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 […]

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 […]

The Bolton Book

I’ve got three copies. Two e-mailed, one sent by iMessage. And the book business keeps raising digital prices and trying to keep the paradigms of the past in place. The dirty little secret of the book business is most people don’t want what they’re offering. And when they do, piracy/copyright infringement is as big a […]


Severance: A Novel I found out about it through “Rolling Stone.” The last three episodes of the second season of “Ramy” are ASTOUNDING! The second season does not start off like the first. There isn’t as much humor, there’s a lot of religion. I was wondering if I’d written about the series too soon. And […]