♫ ♪ Andrew Cuomo’s coming … to town. ♫ ♪

Political reporter and all-around good guy Jon Campbell posted a funny tweet yesterday. Seems that in the request by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s request to keep crowds small during this COVID-19 pandemic, including recommending that Thanksgiving dinners be limited to small gatherings of less than ten people, Campbell noted that someone had created a…

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Wendy Carlos doesn’t need THIS biography.

In the mid-1960’s, Esquire writer Gay Talese wrote the incredible profile, “Frank Sinatra has a Cold,” in which he crafted a massive cover story about the Chairman of the Board – without ever interviewing or speaking with him. Instead, Talese interviewed members of Sinatra’s entourage, as well as friends and acquaintances. It was considered a…

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The first rule of sock-puppetry. Remember who’s the sock puppet.

Dean Browning is the former Lehigh County (PA) Commissioner and an ardent Trumpian. He also uses Twitter. And in using Twitter, someone recently posted a response to his Twitter account that, well, might seem a bit weird. Wait. Dean Browning’s a black gay guy? With that Twitter photo? No. What Dean Browning’s been doing is…

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Vaccines do NOT have microchips in them. Stop saying that they do.

Do you know what vaccines do? They cure diseases. They eliminate viruses. Without vaccines, we would still deal with polio and smallpox. It is a vaccine that, somewhere down the road, will protect us from COVID-19. But there are people who still think that vaccines are bad. That vaccines cause autism. Or that a vaccine…

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Why I support Paul Tonko for re-election to NY-20 (and so should you!!)

In twelve years of blogging, I’ve only endorsed one local political race. That was in 2015, when Dan McCoy ran against Dan Egan for Albany County Executive, and I still remembered when Egan – who at the time was President of the Albany City School Board – shut down my high school, Harriet Gibbons High…

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Did Donald Trump say “good” or “go ahead”?

Let’s get a few things straight. I do not support Donald Trump for President. I believe that he and his cabal of toadies, sycophants and wannabes have destroyed America. And I know that saying this out loud has cost me connections with family members and longtime friends. You know what? The soul of this country…

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I told you you should have run for President, Keith Olbermann…

So about four years ago, I wrote a blog post in which I suggested that political / sports genius Keith Olbermann should step fully into the political world and run for President. Here’s a link to the original blog post. And to his credit, Keith Olbermann was a good sport about it, quoting the classic…

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