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The Mysterious Moe Berg

Your inclination in reading about the fascinating life of Moe Berg, subject of the opening chapter of Sam Kean’s brilliantly told story of renegade scientists and spies who sabotaged the Nazi atomic bomb, will be to think that somebody should … Continue reading

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The Time Has Come Today

Consider this as a companion and extension to Dusting Off Skeletons, a coming of age period piece dating to 1971.  Any time I visit Manhattan after not having been there for awhile, I’m transported back to two epochs, the four … Continue reading

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DDD: Danielle & David Draisin

 

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The AI Not Named Allen Iverson

It was appropriate to finish the new memoir by Andre Iguodala over a cup of “Dunkin” this afternoon.   It’s a very curious book, with a marvelous writing style attributed to Carvell Wallace.  Describing his largely segregated upbringing in Springfield, … Continue reading

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Dusting off Skeletons

Cleaning out a closet a few weeks ago, I came across a box with my high school yearbook (more on that another day), expecting that my college yearbook would be close by.  There was no copy of Masmid, the yearbook … Continue reading

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Good Energy at FirstEnergy Park

Scenes from FirstEnergy Park last night, as the Lakewood Blue Claws defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds 2-0 on the strength of stellar pitching, complemented by post-game pre-July 4 Fireworks.

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A Rose by His Own Name

Pete Rose is certainly not without his share of controversy owing to a lifetime ban from baseball due to betting on games in which he was involved as player/manager for the Cincinnati Reds.  The name of the next-to-last chapter in … Continue reading

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