Category Archives: entertainment

SPORTS FANS, FANATICS & FRANTICS

A few years back when I was still getting used to not setting an alarm clock, wrestling with rushhour traffic and dealing with cantankerous bosses, I found I had a lot of new free time to occupy.  Given my sleeping … Continue reading

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SONG WRITING, HO HUM

I always had the will to attempt writing songs, but not the way.  I really like music, especially good lyrics.  But I ain’t got rhythm let alone any understanding of music.  I  have tried and failed to learn how to … Continue reading

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THE F*BOMBING OF MRS. MAISEL

Well, here I go again with another dissertation on the F*Bomb.  It’s like I can’t get it out of my system….or maybe it should be that I can’t get it in. I thought I’d inch my way back into the … Continue reading

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JUST FOR THRILLS

When you are young you are willing to try almost anything.  As you age and witness the consequences of various actitivites, you have the tendency to be less willing.  What is the tipping point for you when it comes to … Continue reading

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Hello 2019

Okay, the Christmas lights are all taken down and packed away.  The tree was picked up off the front lawn and taken away by the Used Christmas Tree truck.  The last of the leftovers were cleaned out of the fridge … Continue reading

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YouTube, The New Frontier

  I touched on the coming age of television in my last posting about wanting to be a  young boy again.  It was an exciting time for the visual medium.   The future for television was wide open.  The first monumental … Continue reading

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FINALLY, THE COLLECTOR’S EDITION!

November 29, 2012…that was the day the very first posting appeared on the newly launched marc’s blog. I had no idea what I was going to write about. Most of the posting wound up being about Toni the Cat and … Continue reading

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A POSTING FROM THE PAST

I’ve been compiling individual postings from my blog–there are over 550 of them–selecting those I humbly suggest had something to say and said it reasonably well.  These I have sorted out and will probably publish them as a collection…just for … Continue reading

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MOM WOULD BE PROUD

Finally! My mother’s book is finished. It’s been over a year in the making—the longest I’ve worked on a book—and I didn’t write it! It’s a collection of her writings, most of which she penned in the 1960’s. They have … Continue reading

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A NAME TO BE KNOWN

On January 9th 2012, I posted a piece on my blog titled, “Passion, Writing and Taylor Swift” (it’s in the archives on the lower right). It was still early in Taylor Swift’s career given her prolific history since, but I … Continue reading

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