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Rob Errera Aggressively Interviews Rob Errera About His New Book, Fake News and Real Bullsh*t: Government, Media, and Justice In America

This cover is divisive and inflammatory. What gives you the right to bully the President of The United States? The First Amendment gives every citizen the right to free expression. Cover artist Dominic Wilde captured the spirit of this book perfectly. There’s a lot of anger, outrage, and injustice inside the book as well as… Continue reading Rob Errera Aggressively Interviews Rob Errera About His New Book, Fake News and Real Bullsh*t: Government, Media, and Justice In America

Autism · Family matters · Non-fiction · Parenting

New Book Coming March 27th! Autism Dad 3!

My new book, Autism Dad 3: Life Skills & Life Lessons: Preparing Our Special-Needs Child For Adulthood,  comes out March 27. Order it here! Teenagers with autism need life skills and job training. Life Skills & Life Lessons: Autism Dad 3 is a personal memoir told with humor and grace that looks at the unique challenges… Continue reading New Book Coming March 27th! Autism Dad 3!

Family matters · Pop Culture & Social Trends · Satire

Tiny Writing On Bath Bottles Is Cruel Joke On The Naked

Every time I wash my hair I feel like the victim of a cruel joke…and not just because I’m naked in the shower. It’s because I can’t figure out which bottle is shampoo. My wife and daughter use a lot of different products, from shampoos and conditioners to body washes and cleansing gels. Everything comes… Continue reading Tiny Writing On Bath Bottles Is Cruel Joke On The Naked

Media & Journalism · Non-fiction · On Writing

The Death of Local News—Why Gannett Media Sucks

Big fish eat little fish. That is the law of the sea as well as the law of business. Smaller companies get bought up by bigger companies. It’s happened in the telephone and cable business, and in many retail markets—giant box stores like Loews and Home Depot have put nearly all of the Mom-and-Pop hardware… Continue reading The Death of Local News—Why Gannett Media Sucks

Family matters · Non-fiction · Parenting

Fighting A Losing Battle Against Roots, Wings, and Time

She’s going, and that’s all there is to it. My nine-year-old daughter got invited to spend a week with her cousins at their lake house in New Hampshire. It’s been in the planning stages for weeks, and she’s got everything worked out. She knows what outfits to pack, which shampoos to bring, and which stuffed… Continue reading Fighting A Losing Battle Against Roots, Wings, and Time

Corrupt Business, Corrupt Government · Crime and Justice · Government & Politics

New Jersey’s Death Row A Comfortable Wait

Some people deserve to die. Jesse Timmendequas is one of those people. In 1994, Timmendequas lured 7-year-old Megan Kanka to his home by saying he wanted to show her a puppy. He then raped her, beat her and strangled her with a belt. A day later, he led police to her body. His crimes lead… Continue reading New Jersey’s Death Row A Comfortable Wait

Entertainment · Non-fiction · Parenting · Pop Culture & Social Trends · Social trends · Technology

Modern Concerts Are Big On Spectacle, Short On Feel

Once upon a time, I loved going to rock concerts. It didn’t matter what the act was. Tickets were cheap in the 1980s: $15-$20; maybe $27.50 for fancy seats. One week in the mid-80s I saw REO Speedwagon on a Monday night, and KISS that Thursday. I was at an Ozzy Osbourne/Metallica show where the… Continue reading Modern Concerts Are Big On Spectacle, Short On Feel

Family matters · Non-fiction · Religion & Spirituality

Insect Omen: Wooly Bear Caterpillar A Sign From Above?

When life gets confusing, sometimes you look to the universe for answers or a sign. This is especially true if you’re facing a big life choice, making a major decision, or, like me, looking for a new job.I took our dogs out for a midnight bathroom break the other night, and I noticed a small,… Continue reading Insect Omen: Wooly Bear Caterpillar A Sign From Above?