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Paul Sorvino: "'The Making of a Don' is atavistic, primitive, and oh so hard to put down."

NEW YORK — Sunbury Press has released The Making of a Don, Charles Ursitti’s fictionalized account of the rise of a Mafia boss in New York’s Little Italy decades ago. 690 more words

Book Releases

Conflict Of Interest At Wimbledon?

Yesterday, I watched the men’s final of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, with Andy Murray once again reigning supreme as he did in 2013. This time, Milos Raonic of Canada was the victim in straight but tough sets, 6-4, 7-6, 7-6. 273 more words

Commentary

My 100th Post!!

I’m so glad I started blogging and cannot believe I have written so many blogs already. Honestly when I started blogging I wasn’t sure I would even get any followers and I wasn’t sure whether I would actually continue blogging either but I’m so happy that I did keep blogging because writing a new post is usually the most fun part of my day. 298 more words

Life

Happy Weekend!!

This has got to have been one of the longest weeks in history.  After being off for two weeks, one of which was spent in the hospital, the other at home recuperating, working a full week and then off for another week; it’s been difficult for me to get myself out of bed and off to work.   702 more words

Cancer

Boomer's going, going ...

At some point after the upcoming football season, Chris Berman apparently will depart ESPN, where he hosts “Sunday NFL Countdown” and “Monday Night Countdown.” With the Worldwide Leader in Sports in expense-cutting mode, it makes sense the brass would be eager to ease a big salary (reportedly about $3 million a year) out the door with a contract expiring. 306 more words

TV/radio

Remembering Muhammad Ali

The news was anticipated but saddening nonetheless. It’s always that way when an American icon passes away. This time it was Muhammad Ali, one of the most controversial figures of the 1960s. 464 more words

TV/radio

Cavett, Ali and Me

Another good choice to speak in honoring Muhammad Ali’s life is Dick Cavett.

He is available and can tell better stories/jokes than Ali supposedly asking Crystal at Howard Cosell’s funeral if Mr. 432 more words