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Killing Time

As a lifelong broadcaster, I’ve always tried to make the commercials I write and produce, well, well-written and well-produced. I’m proud of what I have accomplished, considering that my budget is usually the lint...

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Culture Takes a Nap

I just got the latest brochure from what passes for culture in Orange County, the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, and the more things change, the more they stay the same. The upcoming...

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40 Love Stories

I am otherwise a fine example of the red-blooded American male, but I’m not a big sports fan. I love hardware stores, blithely mix stripes and plaids, and I’m pretty sure buffalo wild wings...

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Big Help

A business group I belong to was giving away a four-day cruise to the member whose video generated the most Facebook “Likes” by the end of the day on September 2. I put the word out...

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Just Shoot Me

We recently did a video shoot as part of the GoFundMe campaign we are about to launch in support of the pilot stem-cell program I’ll be participating in. This was not one of those...

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The Feeble Choice Awards

There isn’t another award like it, so I decided to create my own: the “Mitchies” recognize the people and things I personally like or dislike. There is no academy. No politicking. No voting. And...

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Now I’m Cooking

Recently my doctor had me give up about 8 quarts of blood for a comprehensive food-allergy analysis. Not only did the test indicate that I was severely anemic – go figure – but it...

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Final Destination

The other day, during one of my all-too-frequent work breaks, it suddenly became absolutely necessary for me to learn what Phoebe Cates was up to these days. Boys of all ages remember only one...

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Sports Central

I don’t know much about sports, but evidently something significant happened this week involving something called “the Lakers.” As nearly as I can figure, “the Lakers” consist of a man named Phil Jackson and...