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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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The Man Who Didn’t Die – ‘Mindbenders 2′ Excerpt

The Man Who Didn’t Die Diemerpark, Ijburg, the Netherlands November   De Jogt made for the ice, weaving among the black stone, aluminum and glass apartment buildings, pulling his collar tight against the wind. An early cold snap had frozen … Continue reading

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Five-Star ‘Mindbenders’ Review!

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Read, November 18, 2012 By Liza (Panama City, FL) Greg was a journalist in the Middle East, away from the scene for a year, living with Uncle Dave. His memory is spotty about that time period, and he … Continue reading

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(Hopefully) Last Notes on the Hurricane

In no particular order: A guy I work with lives a block out of Zone A, so they didn’t evacuate. At one point that evening, he and his wife were watching television and they started hearing car alarms go off … Continue reading

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