Category Archives: Terrific people

Nova Scotia calamity — and Gillian’s potato bake

A slightly modified repost of remembering a rollicking night of excess just doing my job as a journalist and TV writer, the story of John and Marge Fairservice’s survival on a rock in the ocean, plus a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian.

Best of the bunch: Ringelstein for senate, Fulford for CD2

Sticking my political neck out this week – in unabashed support of Zak Ringelstein for U.S. Senate, and Jonathan Fulford for House of Representatives from Maine’s 2nd congressional district. Both have a tough slog in the months ahead to beat the odds… but they’re on their way.

Wackiness in West Covina, CA, with a M*A*S*H star

A bit of weirdness on a PBS shoot with Mike Farrell of M*A*S*H, and a bit of wacky accidental comedy as a refresher. Mike Farrell = Class Act, amazing guy.

Martha’s Vineyard political mayhem, 1965 – a memoir

Back in 1965, I organized a day-long treasure hunt around Martha’s Vineyard for a bunch of teenagers who were the children of Washington’s “Best and Brightest” in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. It’s a miracle we didn’t all end up in jail…

Hello, Brat – and good-bye.

No food this time – just an account of perhaps the most extraordinary half year in my life, in Brattleboro, Vermont, in the late ’90s.