Monthly Archives: June 2011

Long Live Clarence Clemons, The Big Man

I was shocked and saddened to learn that Bruce Springsteen’s long-time sidekick, Clarence Clemons, suffered a massive stroke a few days ago.  He is best known as the incomparable saxophonist in Springsteen’s legendary E Street Band.  I have been a … Continue reading

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A Salute to One of My Heroes: Burt Reinhardt

Ted Turner was the trailblazing visionary.  Reese Schonfeld was the brilliant, maniacal first CNN president.  And Burt Reinhardt was CNN’s godfather: a soft-spoken man of few words, great intelligence, and cutting candor.  Like a mafia don, Burt had a sly … Continue reading

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