September 30, 2015


My short documentary on the DC Lady Arm Wrestlers, “Smackdown for Charity,” was recently screened at Washington’s favorite art house, the E Street Cinema. The event was put together by my pal David Zaidain a multi-talented whirlwind who makes films, composes music, sc...

July 28, 2015

I kind of grew up in the car business. My father managed stores for Western Auto and Goodyear and one of my first jobs was putting studs into snow tires.  Many a Saturday my brothers and I were rousted out of bed to go to the store and roll tires off a truck, across a...

June 15, 2015

A guy that I’ve known since grade school, named Jay Crafton is now an architect in my home base of Youngstown, Ohio. When I was in town for a book signing he told me that developers were remodeling office buildings downtown and that people were moving in.  I was shocke...

May 9, 2015

May 8th was a very interesting day which began with my participation in the Freelance Workshop, produced by the Freelance Committee of the National Press Club.  My fellow panelists and I were invited to tell our stories to a sold out audience and then take questions....

May 5, 2015


I’m a proud member of the National Press Club.  It’s one of those instituitions where you have to submit samples of your work to be admitted as a journalist. Besides being a point of pride it’s also a great place to meet clients or friends for drinks.  I serve on the...

May 4, 2015

As a long time member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, (ASJA), I have always wanted to see my book on the sales table at the National Conference.  A few months ago I started working with author Len Bracken, on video components to go with his series o...

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