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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

Pitt basketball

It's always a pleasure to revisit the highlights of your youth. And I got a chance to do that in this Slam post about watching Pitt basketball and an interview with old friend Mike Lowenstein.Bonus point: Can anyone name all of the players pictured…

Big Dummy

The headline refers to me, not the adorable children pictured below in their Purim costumes.Yesterday, Anna celebrated "Jewish Halloween." It is pretty interesting having her at the JCC, learning about all things Judaic.I couldn't really remember…

Huge in China

You never know what you may stumble upon online. I was searching for something else and landed on this article about me.I hosted the writer a while back and he eventually sent me a link to the article in Chinese, with no pictures I just found…

Interesting

People rallying against the new Brooklyn arena for the Nets picked up on my Slam blog post. I discovered this via Google alert. Interesting -- and a reminder that everything I post is public and has a potentially wider audience than intende…

Jacob

I can't believe how much all of my kids love dogs. We can't putof buying one much longer. The new Bob the gerbil may buy usa little time. Here is Jacob with a friend's goldendoodle.I have a problem buying one of these doodle dogs. We do need…

Slam Post

I attended the Nets' Chinese Culture night at the Meadowlands last night and wrote about it for Slam Online. The post is here.

Damn Right I've Got the Blues

“I hit the city and I lost my band. I know that some of you don’t understand.”-Neil Young (hat tip to ML “Howlin” Wolfe in Ovieda, Spain)Oh, how I miss my band.It's been a lingering, slowly simmering feeling of loss. I just loved…

Sick and twisted

I simply can not believe this.

Read this

I thought this was a very wise and insightful article in the Economistabout why we should be recruiting highly educated immigrants instead of cracking down on their visas. Just scroll down to "Idiocracy" and check it out.

Cousin Jesse rules!

We went down to Delaware a week or two ago to see Emma as Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun - or half of Annie Oakley,anyhow. In the first half of the play Annie was a tall statuesque African American girl. There was an intermission and Annie…