... my dead Romanian ancestors will handle blog responsibilities on my behalf. They're very friendly dead Romanians. Perhaps, if you ask nicely, they'll blog about their appearance on Romania's Got Talent.
... and therefore not blogging.
I had the pleasure of spending last night in NYC at the launch of Jenny Milchman's second book, Ruin Falls. Commenting recently about her first book, Cover of Snow, I said, Jenny’s book is a testament to what can happen when talent and hard work coalesce. Any time I speak to Jenny, I am reminded… Continue reading Still learning life lessons
Kukla, Fran and Ollie Bacon, lettuce and tomato Larry, Moe and Curly Manny, Moe and Jack The good, the bad and the ugly Sex, drugs and rock-and-roll Crosby, Stills and Nash Emerson, Lake and Palmer Huey, Dewey and Louie Wynken, Blynken and Nod Id, ego and superego Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness Peter,… Continue reading I’d like that in triplicate
Lucy and Ethel Tea and crumpets Cowboys and Indians The lime and the coconut M and M's Flo and Eddie Beany and Cecil Me and Bobbie McGhee Cookies and milk Boardwalk and Park Place Chang and Eng Mad dogs and Englishmen Tweedledum and Tweedledee Beavis and Butthead Cheech and Chong Crimson and clover Over and… Continue reading Things that go together
How do you kill off a character in a popular series? It is a question that comes up whenever writers decide to kill a fan favorite. On television, the question often results from an actor's decision to leave a series (eg. the death of Will Gardner on The Good Wife, the death of Henry Blake… Continue reading R.I.P. Archie Andrews
1. Two days in advance, chop up a small napa cabbage. Toss the cabbage with 2 tablespoons of kosher salt, and a 1/4 cup of fine sherry. Put in an airtight container and store at room temperature for 48 hours. 2. One day in advance, slice 3 - 5 kirby cucumbers (or seedless mini-cucumbers) into… Continue reading Asian Pickles