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Books!: Washington's Spies

I finally cleared out my reading queue and refilled with Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring. What most likely prompted this was the opportunity to meet the author, Alexander Rose, except I hadn’t read his book at the time of the opportunity, so I avoided him in shame. 1,098 more words

Books!: Geo. Washington's Secret Six

One of my recent areas of fascination, in addition to everything else, and inspired almost wholly by AMC’s (fantasmagorical) TURN: Washington’s Spies, has been the story of the… 1,049 more words

Eddie Murphy Raw

Dir: Robert Townsend, 1987


Eddie Murphy’s stand up career, is often forgotten about in light of his recent box office takings. But, there was a time when he was king of the stand up. 548 more words

Hollywood Shuffle 30th Anniversary

30th Anniversary Hollywood Shuffle Celebration with Robert Townsend and  Keenen Ivory Wayans

University of Southern California (USC) School School of Cinematic Arts 1,097 more words

A scholarly view of 'yes' men

Like most cats, I read the Harvard Business Review. A recent article by Jennifer Porter explained why so many organizations reek of “yes” men, starting with the story of a guy cut loose from senior management at a Fortune 100 company: 264 more words


The Two Spies

Title:                      The Two Spies

Author:                 Morton Pennypacker

Pennypacker, Morton (1930). The Two Spies: Nathan Hale and Robert Townsend. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co. 67 more words

Revolutionary War

Robert Townsend Talks ‘Five Heartbeats’ Documentary


Robert Townsend takes the stage at the 2016 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion to announce the world premiere of The Five Hearbeats screening to a select group of participants in Orlando. 64 more words