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Jingle Bells

“Jingle Bells” may be the most sung Christmas tune in the world, although its lyrics vary from country to country (it’s also one of the most spoofed). It was written by James Lord Pierpont–for Thanksgiving–in remembrance of the sleigh races … Continue reading

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If You Think the Season’s Hard for You…

The holidays are, for some, about present love and past pain. But for others they are the reverse, a time of loneliness and isolation, of only faintly remembered love. I’ve had both, as I’m sure you have. My hope is … Continue reading

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Leaf Me Alone!

“The wind bloweth wherever it pleaseth.” ~John 3:8 Moving from L.A. to Cincinnati introduced me to the overly-romanticized reality of raking leaves. The grand finale of autumn colors is truly lovely. But as Yoda might put it, “Too long on … Continue reading

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Awkward Slogans

I love bad advertising. The two biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, always bring a plethora of ads, most of them slick and forgettable. But a few, especially those for local establishments, are wonderfully awkward: … Continue reading

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My Strange Moment with Mr. Reagan

You can visit Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln at Disneyland by dodging the trolley, forgoing Goofy’s autograph, and hanging a hard right. As the curtains draw back, Mr. Lincoln rises painfully, his feet being bolted to the floor, and begins … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Note: Model in photograph, although strikingly similar in overall manly appeal, is not actually Mitch Teemley A Novel Proposition Exciting, terrifying news! I’m confabbing with a major publisher to do a novelization of my feature film Over-the-Rhine, both due for … Continue reading

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Dream Vacation!

You can rent this awesome boat out of Singapore!  It comes with a full crew and a personal chef!–only one problem: he serves nothing but junk food.

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