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What does ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ want? More.

“My name is Jordan Belfort. The year I turned 26 I made $49 million dollars which really pissed me off because it was 3 shy of a million a week.” More. More money. More drugs. More sex. More power. More … Continue reading

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How to Build a Fountain of Youth

The smell of freshly cut grass on a lazy summer day. The sensation of a melting popsicle covering your lips and cooling down your soul during a sticky heat wave.  Getting soaked under a summer storm. The tango-dancing leaves of … Continue reading

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Mourning Fictional Characters…

So the strangest thing happened. Apparently Keanu Reeves was visiting a close friend of mine – a distant relative of his. Since he was a newcomer to this fair city, and friendless, she asked me to meet Keanu and show … Continue reading

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‘The Bling Ring’ & the Age of ME

We live in a society that is obsessed with celebrity. That statement cannot come as a shock. Whether it’s the usual suspects, which consist of movie stars with megawatt smiles, or athletes with the Herculean abilities, or larger-than-life, carefully crafted … Continue reading

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Living in Public

I often wonder how honest and open one needs to be with the world. To live in hiding, feels like a lie. Yet, thoughts and feelings are precious. Play-dough in the wrong hands. So, should they be guarded, or given … Continue reading

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My Bully & Me

I suppose I can share this now that enough time has ticked away. Now that there’s distance, I can wear certain scars on my sleeves. There’s a certain sense of pride that comes from having gone through some experience that … Continue reading

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The Merry-Go-Round of Journalism…

I’ve recently started watching Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO show, “The Newsroom.” The same show that has been derided as being overly preachy, amongst other criticisms. I suspect that after reading this particular blog entry, I might be accused of the … Continue reading

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Oscar 2011 Nominations & Predictions

So it has finally happened. The nominations for the 2011 Academy Awards have been announced this morning.  And we will see who amongst these contenders will walk away with an Oscar at the telecast on February 27, 2011. For now, … Continue reading

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Attack on Wikileak’s Julian Assange

I have to confess that I’m not yet 100% sure where I stand on Wikileaks. Random documents secret or not, taken out of context and released to a large uneducated, uninformed public, aren’t always a good idea. But what do … Continue reading

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