New Rebecca on Netflix Misses Hitchcock

Posted on October 29th, 2020
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  “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” Those nine words, written by Daphne du Maurier in 1937, are among the most recognizable first lines of fiction in the twentieth century. Pithy and provocative, they set the misty tone of Rebecca, the gothic classic which, to date, has sold more than three million copies. It was the […]

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Joe Morgan: MVP on and off the field

Posted on October 22nd, 2020
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Joe Morgan looked at the baseball he was handed and laughed.  “I don’t want to jinx this,” he said. “But it’s a great idea for a picture, let’s do it.”   The conversation took place on a bitterly cold Cincinnati night, November, 1975, following a banquet Morgan headlined.  He had flown in from his Bay […]

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Tribute to Whitey Ford

Posted on October 16th, 2020
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Whitey Ford

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Lucky for fans Bob Gibson picked Baseball

Posted on October 8th, 2020
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When legendary St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Dizzy Dean passed away, columnist Jim Murray wrote: “Dizzy let death dig in on him, something no other batter could do.”   The same sentiment could be expressed about Bob Gibson, the best ever right handed St. Louis Cardinal pitcher, who passed away October 2 at the age of 84.  […]

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Notorious RBG: A Study in Values

Posted on September 24th, 2020
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Rabbi Jacob Weinstein once said, “You can’t tell the size of an evergreen until it is cut down.”  With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American jurisprudence just lost — following the Rabbi Weinstein metaphor — a sequoia. Justice Ginsburg, agree with her politics or not, was a game changer.  Her […]

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