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Frank Robinson, the forgotten legend

When people talk about the greats of the 1960s and 1970s, you will hear a lot about Mickey Mantle, W...

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What Were They Thinking #59 After Roy’s mauling, no Pride in Father of the Pride

Timing in business is everything. Ayds dietetic candy was a great selling product until something ca...

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What annoys me on Facebook

  Facebook (FB) was a great thing back in the day. It gave me the opportunity to interact with ...

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The worthlessness of sports autographs

As someone who enjoyed collecting autographs and meeting old ballplayers means that I have a son who...

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What Were They Thinking #58 CBS sells the Yankees for $8.7 million

Sports franchise valuations are eye-popping ever since Steve Ballmer bought my Los Angeles Clippers ...

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The problem with Facebook community newsgroups

I live on the south shore of Nassau County and I have been living in the same village since I moved ...

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In memory of Marty Funkhouser/ Bob Einstein

With the death of Bob Einstein, we lost one of the great comedic writers of all time and we lose one...

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What Were They Thinking #57 Atari’s ET doesn’t phone home

In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, Atari was the dominant player on the home video game market...

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The problem with Netflix

I once owned shares of Netflix and it was a profitable endeavor. I took my profits and ran. I’m gl...

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What Were They Thinking #56 Cheetos Lip Balm isn’t the taste you want

Companies with popular products, always crave a brand extension because it can create extra lines of...