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Sep 26, 2018

On the NBC freshman sitcom hit “Community,” Donald Glover plays “Troy,” a self-involved, former high school football star trying to find a place for himself in a junior college setting where his athletic accomplishments don’t mean much. On the other hand, the pretty young girl in his study group,...


Sep 23, 2018

Okay, fanboys today’s your lucky day—if you don’t mind living vicariously through me. My guest is Laura Vandervoort, one of the most stunning young women with a virtually unpronounceable name since Paulina Porizkova.

LAURA VANDERVOORT podcast excerpt: "I'm wearing pink sweatpants and a black tank top. Not that...


Sep 21, 2018

I was a little nervous about the publication of Jonah Keri’s new book, The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First. Why? Because up until today, the book most often associated with the former Tampa Bay Devil Rays was my own first book, Stadium For Rent: Tampa Bay’s...


Sep 19, 2018

Everybody knows at least one MC5 song – and that would be “Kick Out the Jams,” mofo. Know more? Points to you, my friend. In 1969, the year when “Kick Out the Jams” was released, there was a lot of competition for attention in rock ‘n’ roll:

• David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” was released, as was the...


Sep 18, 2018

I was a little nervous when I received an email from Jane Friedman, the publisher of Writer’s Digest magazine and books. She was responding to my interview with one of her authors, Mike Sacks, the author of And Here’s the Kicker: Conversations with 21 Top Humor Writers on Their Craft. Sacks was unhappy with a number...