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No Name TURNS 20 last night at The United Palace Theatre on Broadway in Washington Heights was a blast. Eric Vetter, founder of No Name, led a star filled cast of performers paying tribute to a class act, No Name & A Bag O’Chips Variety Show ~ happy 20, may the next 20 be better than the first, a tough… Read more »

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The one question everyone has on their mind when they see Mother Feather is: Why aren’t they headlining? Wednesday night’s show at Brooklyn Bowl was no different. The band’s water-flinging, half-naked energy and ardently delivered cock-rock sound make you crave a second set and leaves whomever has to follow them with a heavy burden. The… Read more »

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WRITE ON NEW YORK Networking is the new writing. But the true soul of most writers is solitary and even anti-social. We are all Salingers, hiding out behind high walls, although not all of us can afford four hundred acres and a bluff overlooking the Connecticut valley. So while most New Yorkers are complaining about… Read more »

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The Winter Olympic Games are taking place in Sochi, Russia at a time when New York (and Atlanta) have more snow. Few would have thought that Russia, known for its cold weather, would be having problems keeping snow on the ground for the winter Olympics. These are strange days. During the 2010 Olympics I nearly wiped… Read more »