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Mindbenders 2 is finally done (almost)!!

Yes, but I MEAN  it this time! The manuscript is finally finished (for the moment) and being sent to beta readers today. So I have to wait for their feedback – and inevitably, I’ll do another run-through for cuts and timing and … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality (Again)

I received an email today from an action group, saying they’d had an interview with Chairman Wheeler of the FCC and that he said that letters from individuals speaking about their personal situations would be given the most weight in … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality!

I am working hard these days in the fight for Net Neutrality. Here is the note I enclosed with the petition below and why you should sign it (and all the others like it): The FCC’s proposed policy is a worst-case … Continue reading

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The Old Trouper

I worked with Mickey Rooney once, on a thirty-second cheap-as-paper spot for some product, God knows what. We set up camera and lights in some tiny hotel room off Times Square, it was probably in the early Eighties. We set … Continue reading

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Tales of the City #3,643

If New Yorkers are different (and they’ll tell you they are), it’s because they’re Masters of Incongruity. If there’s anything New York excels at, Incongruity is it. Other cities have the best rivers flowing through the middle of town or … Continue reading

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Truth Over Law

I’ve been quiet for a while because I’m WRITING (almost finished with Mindbenders 2: Under the Radar)! And I rarely deal with politics here because I think it’s mature of me to pick my battles and I try to be … Continue reading

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Commuting Adventures, Chapter 663

In Manhattan, rich people ride buses and subways, right alongside you and me. In Bloomberg’s world, this means that mass transit has to work – because those are his people – so, in Manhattan, it does. The buses are sleek, … Continue reading

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On the Bus

I can’t help it – I just have one of those faces. I stop in a public place for a minute and someone has to tell me their life story. I was riding the bus home the other night. When I … Continue reading

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With ‘Mindbenders 2′ coming soon, new praise for MB1!

5.0 out of 5 stars I Love This Book!, March 7, 2013 By JohnJesusPetrucci I read a lot and there are very few books I read that seem as fresh to me as Mindbenders did. I’ve been dying to read this for a … Continue reading

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Where We Came From

We all came here from somewhere. Unless you’re a Native American, your people came here from somewhere else, learning how to become American, figuring out what that meant, how to parse the line between the fears of the Old World … Continue reading

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