“Hitch Hiking” Through The Urban Jungle! My wife Alex came up with the idea of “Hitch Hiking” – a cool hike followed by a classic Hitchcock thriller – and as we are all living a #quarantinelife, I can’t share new… Read More ›
New York City
Goodbye New York Pay Phones! This Iconic Communication Tool Is Disappearing! “The King Of Comedy” Shows Them Off!
Farewell To A Iconic Communication Tool! Yes, you won’t have pay phones to kick around New York City any longer… For a generation, these pay phones were everywhere – all across the country, but certainly on every corner in The… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” The Brooklyn Bridge! Walking Across History In 6,016 Feet! Alfred Hitchcock’s “39 Steps!”
Hiking the Brooklyn Bridge! Yes, here’s the spectacular 180 degree view of Manhattan to the left and Brooklyn to the right – with the East River in between – from atop the Brooklyn Bridge! What, you didn’t know that you… Read More ›
Bruce Springsteen Great New Album “Western Stars”! Regret! Longing! Redemption…Plus, Bruce “Busks” Copenhagen 1988!
“Western Stars!” Bruce Springsteen Has Stories To Tell… There have been many different versions of Bruce Springsteen in this long career: the “Born To Run” explosion of creativity early in his career, the incredible popular success of “Born In The… Read More ›
Bruce Springsteen! Martin Scorsese! “Dancing In The Dark”, “Springsteen On Broadway” And The Creative Process!
Springsteen And Scorsese Get Creative! As the Emmy Award season gets underway, some of television’s biggest events are being discussed and promoted, as was the case for Bruce Springsteen, as he promotes his “Springsteen On Broadway” Netflix special. As Deadline.com… Read More ›
“Cult Movie Monday” Prints Out “The Paper!” For this edition “cult movie Monday”, time to read all about the great 90’s comedy/drama “The Paper”, with an amazing cast including Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Jason Alexander and Robert Duvall!… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” #4! A 196 Block Hike Through New York’s Central Park! Peering Through Hitchcock’s “Rear Window!”
“Hitch Hiking” Through The Urban Jungle! For part four of my series of “Hitch Hiking” – a cool hike followed by a classic Hitchcock thriller – I decided an urban hike would be good for the film being discussed: the… Read More ›
Welcome To 54 Blocks Of Broadway! What did I do when I had a day to myself in New York? Walked 54 blocks of Broadway of course… New York’s Broadway is one of the world’s most iconic thoroughfares, a street… Read More ›
A Childish “Redbone!” Hole’s “Rock Star!” The Boss “Rising”! Todd Bangs His Drum! “Music With An R” Includes A Mesmerizing Diana Ross / Usher Duet!
Songs With An “R” Are Dramatic! Raucous! Full Of Love – Courtney That Is! I had a great time looking at songs “with an R” because they cover a wide range of music, including one of the best songs of… Read More ›
“Vespertine”! LA’s Best Restaurant! Food As Art! Food As Theater! The Mad Creativity Of Wizard Chef Jordan Kahn!
First, look at the dish above. This is NOT a winterscape – IT IS A PLATE OF FOOD. So is this: Now, here is the “statement of purpose” from the restaurant that serves them: “Vespertine is a gastronomical experiment seeking… Read More ›