Riding The Gravitational Wave

  Thirty thousand years ago on a beach in South Africa, a clan of cavemen and women, and their adorable cave babies and bratty cave tweens, lay on hairy backs, […]

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Honor The Pathogen

I’m a proud homo sapien, as you no doubt are, and though I’ve only been around for a few measly decades, I have little shame in claiming the title of […]

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Soon To Be Mooned

A few aggregated facts about our impact on the planet earth that should have jolted us from our business-as-usual mindsets but hasn’t: At this moment, there are roughly 1 billion people […]

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Planet Bowie

Two miraculous events occurred recently, one earthbound and the other interstellar, and though no one has linked them directly, it is becoming more and more obvious that they are inevitably […]

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Donald in Dismaland

It should be a relief to artists everywhere to see that international notoriety and its accompanying wealth hasn’t dulled the creative blade of Banksy. The bête noire of the gallery […]

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A Ray of Hope

What if you never had to pay another utility bill for the rest of your life? What if, instead of dishing-out for oil, gas, or electric every month, you got paid […]

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TUT on SpikeTV

Gearing up for the series premier in July as our hard working crew completes myriad layers of post-production. Scoring with an impressive orchestra, ADR (Additional Dialogue Recording) for actors spread out […]

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April 15th and The Emotional Audit

I dreamed of a distant future last night.  It wasn’t a post-apocalyptic wasteland with acidified oceans and vomit colored sunsets, and the surviving population wasn’t dodging a race of zombified […]

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Your Molecules Or Your Life

Security through biology: like everything else that’s ostensibly science-fiction, it was real before it was make-believe. For the last five years, enforcement agencies across this slowly decaying, still great nation, have […]

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History of the Friars Club

It began for the oldest reason in the book: Folks were getting swindled. In this case, it was a group of wily Press Agents in turn of the century Manhattan; […]

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The Friars Foundation Lincoln Awards

Few social organizations can boast a membership as ass-kickingly entertaining as the legendary Friars Club.  I’ve been involved with the Friars since 2007, that’s a 103 years after it first opened its doors in […]

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Friars Icons

Betty White, flanked by two well-lubed bodybuilders, taking stage on a snow white pony? Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman slurping champagne from a pair of her six inch Louboutins? Louis C.K. […]

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Missive From Morocco #5 - critical crew

Making television is a high pressure gig.  If you’re in a crucial position, one mistake will have you packing your bags– fired and replaced– before the footage gets downloaded from the camera. The […]

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Missive From Morocco #4 - movie magic

Movie magic… it’s what keeps us seated in front of luminous screens, large and small, for countless hours on end.  When you’re behind the scenes of a large scale production like SpikeTV’s Tut, […]

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The Dope on Dope

The New York Times editorial board recently and wholeheartedly endorsed the legalization of marijuana.  Stop the presses.  Break out the herb grinder.  Prepare to add a little more vapor to […]

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Small Swigs From The World Cup

The World Cup intensifies, bringing the planet earth together to witness what our host nation so elegantly calls fu-chee-bol. It’s been a rewarding tournament, but in a perfect world, a few […]

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Streaming Burnout

For those out there yet to hop on the Burnout Bandwagon, just a quick “alert” to let you know there’s almost no room left. Everyone’s knee deep in it, whether it’s socially […]

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Look Out Multiverse, Here We Come

Since the Industrial Age kicked off three hundred years ago, our glorious species has been gleefully pillaging and polluting the planet with the impunity most often reserved for maladapted viruses– […]

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I'm Walkin' Here!

As a decade long New York transplant, there’s nothing more galvanizing than witnessing downtown Los Angeles come to life– explode, might be a better adjective– with nationally recognized restaurants, brand […]

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Google Brain, On Sale Now

Flip on any screen that plays a moving image and you’ll see a fast spreading cultural meme in films, TV series and TED talks alike: human beings are integrating technology […]

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Waiter, There's a Soup In My Fly

There’s an old adage that goes something like this: the only two creatures on the planet who will survive a nuclear holocaust are cockroaches… and Keith Richards.  The good news […]

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Jelly Roll Blues and Antigravity

So the facts are out, and the news is devastating. If you’ve been living in a cave and haven’t heard, brace yourself: Jellyfish born in space have “massive vertigo” when […]

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