Reading Time: < 1 minutes If it’s a toy — children and adults the world over seem to think it is — then I was probably the first kid to ever play with it. Continue reading Happy Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Max Bialystock: So you’re an accountant, huh?
Leo Bloom : Yes, I am.
Max Bialystock : Then account for yourself! Continue reading In Other Words: Season 2, Episode 4
Reading Time: 3 minutes “Someday I will consider myself prepared to start writing.” Sounds like procrastination. But the two story ideas were progress, I suppose. Continue reading Procrastination or progress? 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes The word itself is, well, lovely, but it’s weak and nondescriptive. Yet Irving Berlin used it on at least two songs. (With videos). Continue reading A lovely day, 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes I was also job-hunting for work in a compatible field. I procrastinated about which path to take, job or freelance. I couldn’t see the third path: to do both. Continue reading In Other Words: Season 2, Episode 3
Reading Time: < 1 minutes But I can’t help but wonder whether I’m going to have the time to get down to writing. My personal clock … isn’t set for that yet. Continue reading Watching the personal clock, 1979
Reading Time: 3 minutes Freedom of choice includes the freedom to make bad choices, choices that we might regret someday. Would I tell that to my own daughters? I have. Continue reading ‘Girls of the Ivy League,’ 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes It was the rightful family heir to “Animal House,” with most of the same production team and cast. Why wasn’t an instant success? Continue reading Channeling ‘Animal House’: Delta debut, 1979
Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m changing the title of my weekend “Week in Review” section. Other projects include more journal entries and a nonprofit website. Continue reading In Other Words: Season 2, Episode 2
Reading Time: 3 minutes Surprise! All three commercial television networks scrambled to put campus comedies in their lineups. And I was in a unique place to write about them. Continue reading Channeling ‘Animal House,’ 1979