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Father’s Day: Sherlock Holmes, My Father and Me

It took me seven years to land my first publishing contract — which is actually not terrible by industry standards. But it meant that I’d had the dedication on my first novel picked out for at least that long: To […]

Father’s Day: Sherlock Holmes, My Father and Me

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It took me seven years to land my first publishing contract — which is actually not terrible by industry standards. But it meant that I’d had the dedication on my first novel picked out for at least that long: To […]

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An Occupation

I put my mask back on the hook and unlocked the door, letting myself in. My first breath was strained against an acrid stench and I checked to see

A Poem 4 The People

They say this poetry is for the people so lyrically I try to be the ultimate reality to their causality verbally switching the polarity of these sesame recipes like digesting seeds from

Herbie J Pilato talks TV icons in ‘Dashing, Daring and Debonair’

Robert Vaughn and David McCallum are two of the classic TV actors profiled in the new book, Dashing, Daring, and Debonair. (Wikimedia) Elizabeth Montgomery rarely gave interviews after her show

Gary Lockwood and Sally Kellerman from the Star Trek pilot episode "Where No Man Has Gone Before".

Star Trek, 2001 star Gary Lockwood: ‘I was a bad boy’

Gary Lockwood and Sally Kellerman in a screenshot from the Star Trek pilot, "Where No Man Has Gone Before." Very few actors are lucky enough to land that once-in-a-lifetime role;

Rendezvous on 66

“1957 Thunderbird. Man this car is sharp. It’s exactly like the car from American Graffiti. Check this out Will, white with the red interior.” Mike could hardly contain his

Al Capone: The legend and legacy

His mother, Theresa, attended daily Mass. His father, Gabriel, was a successful barber. His family and friends called him “Al.” His detractors labeled him “Scarface,” but never ever directly

Broken Legacy Blackfoot Indians

Broken Legacy

Broken Legacy I feel like a tourist whenever people elaborate on their family trees, and when I hear about family reunions, I’m a nomad in a land of clans. I have Blackfoot, Seneca, and Cherokee

Bruce Springsteen: Pink Cadillacs and mutual indispensability

On a recent visit to the Book Market in Oakland, my treasured stop in Mountain Maryland, I was immediately tempted by Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, Born to Run. As a former

Black

Black marks, blacks scars  Lines that are tributes to the stars Reoccuring phrases call for mercy The blank eyes remain thirsty Joined hands are keepers of the doors The remains of the vision are

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