Now Who’d Want to Bust Poor Little Tony?

Once I had to get Tony the Tiger out of a serious scrape, along with his buddies Snap, Crackle and Pop. I was in New York working the D-A-Y shift atDudley Anderson Yutzy, one of the country’s largest PR firms at the time.  I was assigned to get Tony, Cornelius Rooster and bunch of others … More Now Who’d Want to Bust Poor Little Tony?

POPPING POPCOIN, CACAO AND CANNABIS

Ever savor the scintillating writing in Bloomberg Businessweek?  If not, I recommend it.  It’s a port of ideas.    A case in pointcoin is the pop writing of programmer and co-founder of digital-platform studio Postlight, Paul Ford.  Recently he gave me this blog idea with his 2 cents (er, Bitcoins?) on today’s most financially disruptive technology, … More POPPING POPCOIN, CACAO AND CANNABIS

Goodbye Mel

Farewell Mel, Man do I miss Mel.  He was one of a kind.  A genius lawyer.  A kind-hearted, humane soul.  A true crusader for justice.  A friend.  Yes I’m proud to have been one of those who were fortunate enough to know personally Melvyn I. Weiss.  For five years until his death last month, I … More Goodbye Mel

Smoking Guns Better Quit Smoking on School Grounds

Time gun lobby aims higher than blindly Following Big Tobacco’s losing playbook   This time the aftermath looks, sounds and feels different.  In the words of one murdered student’s irate father spoken directly to Donald Trump, “I’m pissed.”  So are millions of Americans . . . pissed. The outpouring of student outrage over the mass … More Smoking Guns Better Quit Smoking on School Grounds

Of all the scrawls, of all the bloggers, in all the world, you have to click into mine.

Thank you, but I thought I told you never to play “As Time Goes By.” My dear most intelligent, discriminating and adventurous readers of MaddenMischief, I want you to see my new signature on my business email. So who does this guy remind you of? I’ll give you a hint from a slice of film … More Of all the scrawls, of all the bloggers, in all the world, you have to click into mine.

QUESTIONS. QUESTIONS. QUESTIONS.

When is this damn Flu season ever going to end?  And if you catch it afterward, to whom can you complain? Why does hurricane season go so slowly?  Take so excruciatingly long in Florida?  What did we do to deserve this? Speaking of wind, when will Mueller’s investigation ever end?   And how criminal is collusion … More QUESTIONS. QUESTIONS. QUESTIONS.

ENTER THE WORLD OF IRONY

Notwithstanding the truth behind global warming, could President Trump actually be on the right track to confronting climate change?  Wouldn’t many of his detractors find that preposterous?  Incredible?  Ironic? Peter Ticktin, a brilliant attorney whose background is in science, believes Trump has the right answer in his insightful blog “What’s Tickin,’ America?” whatstickinamerica.com. While in … More ENTER THE WORLD OF IRONY

Goose-Step Dance Craze Favored by Numbskull Tyrants Would Make Insightful Competition at Winter Olympics

Besides the beauty and elegance of figure skating and graceful soaring of freestyle skiers, perhaps there should another sport at this year’s Winter Olympics that would tell us a lot more about North Korea–goose-stepping. I agree with Vice President Pence when he says “everything the North Koreans do at the Olympics is a charade to … More Goose-Step Dance Craze Favored by Numbskull Tyrants Would Make Insightful Competition at Winter Olympics