Linguistic differences

| May 4, 2009

I had a difference of style with a major newspaper the other day when the editors there sanitized my review of a book based on the work of Philip K. Dick, the science fiction writer. I punned on his name, and it wouldn’t fly. Funny how the gap remains between what people can joke about […]


| April 7, 2009

Penny Stetz, a tech whiz I met through Macintosh guru Spike, is coming over to help me update technologically. Blogs take feeding; Facebook takes even greater attention. I have both, and I don’t use them enough. I’d write more for my blog if I could embed links in it, along with photography. I’d do more […]

My ‘beat’ goes on

| January 1, 2009

I was Googling Mike Belkin for links to his website ( when I came across this review of “Cleveland Rock & Roll Memories” from the Akron Beacon Journal in May 2007.  Better late than never to post it. I’m doing a couple of signings for the book next month at the Cleveland Home and Garden […]

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I'm a veteran critic and business writer who reads and listens and writes about music, books, hotels and travel. I've been in the business for many years and still enjoy it. My pride and joy is my book, Cleveland Rock & Roll Memories. Follow me on Twitter: