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“Follow the money…” A line popularized by the 1976 film “All the president’s men” about the Watergate scandal. Mark Felt, aka “deep-throat,” told reporter Bob Woodward to “follow the money” to find the scandal. It remains a popular saying in business and government Shortly after the recent Jewish High Holy Days, Ron Cantor, writing for […]

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In the early 1950s, audiences flocked to see motion pictures shot in a new widescreen process called Cinerama. Now the music from three widescreen classics is available on CD. Discover the music of “Cinerama Holiday,” “Seven Wonders of the World,” and “Windjammer,” through my new review and Mark! My Words on Music. # # # […]

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The extent that voters in this country will swallow public officials’ communications that are slanted or outright lies is disturbing. When you set aside politics in search for legislation that promotes the general welfare of all people sorting things out is tough. There is nothing being said that is completely right even though the public […]

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“May I Wear My Socks?”

By Herbert Rogoff, in Arts

When I was a kid, I and my same-age buddies played a card game that took up most of our time during the summer. In order to fill the long days, we mostly played baseball, but we also dealt with those long periods by involving ourselves with other activities, the most important being this card […]

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Back in 1986 my old bed-ridden Grandma told me and my wife Mindi a very sweet story. I never dreamed I’d write it down some day and that you’d be reading it. I sure as heck never thought it would ever be relevant to national events; it is and in a big way. My mother’s […]

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As the human culture changes over time due to expanding population, a broader knowledge base, social innovation and generational experience there is an impact on traditional behavior often based on a counterculture movement. Long held norms are replaced in part by activities and thinking that is deemed unacceptable by a popular majority. The countercultural movement […]

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…Don Gardiner’s work and voice filled the airwaves in America with the last 35 years of his illustrious career at the American Broadcasting Company in New York. That era would have lasted longer had Don not passed away 38 years ago today after a massive heart attack at age 61. The man who professionally did […]

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The recent statement by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani that, “I do not believe President Obama loves America” has drawn a lot of criticism mainly from Democrats and the liberal media. Based on his accomplishments in reducing crime in New York City and his extraordinary leadership following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Mayor Giuliani […]

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