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The college thing

As the story goes, I went to a really good high school in Brooklyn and didn’t try very hard. For 4 years, I had to deal with insufferable parents who felt their status as parents was measured by my grade point average. That Senior year, I lost 40 pounds ...

Fanatics is the 800 pound gorilla in the room

As a sports fan and collector, it’s amazing how big Fanatics has become over the years. It started when they took over the shopping websites of all the major leagues and the WWE. It continued when they bought the apparel business from. Majestic and Mitchell...

IPod R.I.P.

The iPod and the iTunes store were the products that saved Apple. I remember in the 1990s before St...

Those autographs are worthless

My son is a big sports nut, bigger than I’ll ever be. I indulge him with autograph events because...

The mortgage is paid off

There are few regrets in life, but buying a house in Oceanside is at the top of the list. We had th...

Netflix-WWE deal is a big deal

I’m old enough to remember when the WWE was the WWF and the territory was from Maine to D.C. We...

Don’t change that seat

I hate what they have done to the airlines. For everything, there is a charge. I’m not talking ab...

The Prop Up

The idea of the prop up, and my issues with it, probably started around the 5th grade at Rabbi Harr...

The craziness of concert ticket prices

When you have no money, you spend a lot more than you do. At least, that was for me. When I was in ...

Stop the complaining, new Frasier is good

Cheers is probably one of my top 10 favorite shows. Even went to the real Cheers bar for lunch on t...