It was a cold, hard, steady rain, the kind that makes you want to go back indoors and sit by the fireplace with a brandy snifter, except I don’t have a fireplace, I don’t like brandy and I don’t know what a snifter is.
Unfortunately, I couldn’t go back inside – I had to be on the West Side of Manhattan for a meeting – so I was boarding the shuttle from Grand Central to Times Square at rush hour. The car was so crowded that I knew the woman on my left had garlic in her lunch…Continue
Last week, I declared today Fuck Wall Street Day in my household. However, I’ve decided to “downsize” my anger and aim at just one corporation that has earned my wrath and lost my business: Starbucks.
The reason: they fired my son-in-law.
Now a lot of people get fired every…Continue
Alexander Grant was a 19-year-old student at Boston College. Lauren Speirer was a 20-year-old college student at Indiana University. Both of them grew up within 15 minutes of where I live.
Unfortunately, that’s not the only thing they have in common.
On Saturday, March 5 of this year, Alexander Grant was spending part of his spring break visiting a friend at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. That night, after drinking beer and vodka at his friend’s…Continue