Tag Archives: Ron Rosenbaum

The Big Showdown

Monday, March 19 – it was the day before the big make-or-break showdown to settle things one way or another, for good – at least between Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, as if anyone even cares. Yes, the Illinois primary … Continue reading

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See No Evil

He may have left his heart in San Francisco, but that eighty-five-year-old crooner, famous for that song, seems to have left his brain there too. That would be Tony Bennett – out promoting his newest smash-hit album and simply forgetting … Continue reading

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What Puck Said

Live in Hollywood long enough and all the stories turn sad, like this one: Mickey Rooney was angry and emotional as he asked a Senate committee in Washington on Wednesday to crack down on elder abuse. The 90-year-old Rooney told … Continue reading

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Not Knowing, and Comfortable Not Knowing

One must be discreet, but one also must be honest, and mention the surreal when it pops up. So it was last Sunday afternoon in Venice Beach and late lunch with a highly-respected writer from Boston, with two books, and … Continue reading

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Deciding Who We Are

What do you want to do when you retire, if you ever can? Those of us who walked away from the world of work a few years ago, to finally do what we want, found our means of doing what … Continue reading

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Group-Speak

Yep, it was decades ago, but some things never change. Graduate students take themselves far too seriously. But that may be necessary. You get called into your professor’s office for a chat about your last paper, which was fine analysis … Continue reading

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