21st May. 2017

One Minute; One Week

Where does time go? One minute you enter the world on a rainy 1952 Tuesday afternoon in the Bronx and the next you are turning 65 on a sunny Saturday...

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7th May. 2017

Do Dah (Birth)Day

I turned 65 yesterday. Okay, that's over with. So thanks to everyone who sent well-wishes. Also thanks to everyone that didn't want to mention my age or didn't know about...

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13th Apr. 2017

Funny Man

Passover seders were a little less jovial this week than they've been for the last 90 years. Don Rickles left us last Thursday and suddenly the world isn't as funny...

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26th Feb. 2017


"I'll take Boxing for one hundred, Alex." What North American city currently holds the title as the heavyweight boxing capital of the world? "That's easy Alex. What is 'Las Vegas,...

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23rd Feb. 2017

Soothing as a Foghorn

The bad news is it'll set you back about two million bucks. The good news though:  it comes with a 90 day parts and labor warranty. Yes, if you happen...

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12th Feb. 2017

Heads I Win

I really didn't give a flying flip about who won the Super Bowl but now that it's a week later, I'm still not sure I can make heads nor tails...

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5th Feb. 2017

Not So Super Sunday Anymore

What's going on here? Today is the day I was always in my full glory. Absolute on the rocks with a splash of tonic; a dry cabernet; chips; pigs-in-blankets; a...

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21st Jan. 2017


At high noon this afternoon, when Donald Trump agreed to become the 45th President of the United States, at that very same moment, I became a Founding Member of the...

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7th Jan. 2017

No Mas

"Go ahead and put your golf shoes on," my wife said to me. Ah, that Andi Berger. Always looking out for me. Despite it being 19 degrees in Birmingham Saturday...

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16th Dec. 2016

Late For Lunch

Does this stuff only happen to me? Can someone please tell me what's happened to good old customer service and simple common sense. I had an 11:30 am lunch reservation...

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18th Oct. 2016

The Triology

On Trilogy Eve: As sport trilogies go, for my generation, it didn't get any bigger or more dramatic or intense than the three Ali-Frazier fights. These were great fighters who...

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28th Jun. 2016

Hoist A Pint for the Boys!

Ah, no worries yee blokes of England. Yes, you screwed up Brexit beyond comprehension. Yes, you put the world's economy (and mine) into a tailspin, but what's a little lost...

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