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MME Inc & HSN Old Hollywood Holiday Party

Author: Lisa Altman – Agent and Event Manager

Have you ever been to an event where every element of the night works perfectly together? This weekend I had the pleasure of working with Multi Media Exposure Inc. 230 more words


25 Songs of Christmas: Let It Snow

Originally written in 1945, “Let It Snow” is one of the most popular and most covered Christmas songs. This is one of my favorites and Dean Martin’s version tops my list…but here are my other favorite covers. 10 more words


My latest publishing project: The first official biography of Jimmy Van Heusen

You know his music, but chances are you don’t know him. Jimmy Van Heusen, the composer of such hits as Swinging on a Star, Love and Marriage, All the Way, and High Hopes, was content to let his music speak for itself. 221 more words

Alcohol and the American Dream

The Cocktail: the Influence of Spirits on the American Psyche

by Joseph Lanza (1995)

Book Review

The term “cocktail,” which first appeared during the Revolutionary War, refers to the adulteration of whiskey, rum, gin, vodka or other hard liquor with wine or non-alcoholic beverages to disguise the bitter taste. 738 more words

Things That Aren't What They Seem

'Any Requests?'

Another chance capture taken from my recent visit to Port Solent Marina.

As stated in an earlier blog this was a very well attended event; and one which offered the visitors a plethora of different things to amuse and entertain them; including this young lad who had set himself up with his speakers and mic on the boardwalk itself. 289 more words


Hipster Christmas

This blog was originally going to be about some of my favorite Christmas albums and movies that were a little obscure and outside the box.  Then it was brought to my attention that this form of media promotion is very hipster. 865 more words