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NOVEMBER BELONGS TO P.F. SLOAN.

https://youtu.be/PuzfF4D55qI P. F. SLOAN (SEPTEMBER 18, 1945 – NOVEMBER 15, 2015) A REMEMBERANCE By Steve Fjeldsted, Director Of Library, Arts & Culture, City Of South Pasadena November 16, 2015 was probably my saddest day at the South Pasadena Library.  Sorrow enveloped me when I opened an email from S.E. Feinberg, the playwright and script doctor,… Read more »

Women Do NOT Have Friends for Life; Men Have Guys they Know.

We profess love for our friends, but often what we think is “love” is not love, nor even true friendship “…the love which sometimes exists between friends is not (true) love because it is subject to transmutation; this is merely fascination. This kind of love is originated by the accidental conditions of life. This is not love, it is merely acquaintanceship; it… Read more »

INSIDE THE RUSSIAN MAFIA

In my many years as a true crime writer and investigative journalist, I know that the best cops can think like criminals, and sometimes they are the same people. The recent book Betrayal in Blue exposes the blatant criminality of Michael Dowd and Ken Eurell when they were in the NYPD. Those guys could think… Read more »

INSIDE THE RUSSIAN MAFIA

In my many years as a true crime writer and investigative journalist, I know that the best cops can think like criminals, and sometimes they are the same people.  The recent book Betrayal in Blue exposes the blatant criminality of Michael Dowd and Ken Eurell when they were in the NYPD. Those guys could think like criminals… Read more »

How I was restored from insanity to eccentricity

Due to a combination of ADD and what my neurologist termed a “massive traumatic brain injury in infancy,” in order to function “normally,” I require stimulants. lots of them.  I take enough stimulants by prescription to launch a space station — the older I get, the more I need  My doctor wanted to move me from… Read more »

The First Panther — Pavle “Punch” Stanimirovic

I am on my way to Florida where gem heist mastermind, Pavle “Punch” Stanimirovic is about to open the vault and reveal a treasure trove of true crime, true romance, and the true history of home-grown American crime that gave birth to, among others, the notorious Pink Panthers. “I made a big mistake,” confesses Punch,… Read more »

SIR ROGER MOORE — A SAINT FOREVER

Roger Moore, one of my all time favorites, has passed, He and I have been linked together, of course, ever since my books, THE SAINT: A COMPLETE HISTORY…and MAVERICK.  A wonderful and gracious man.

INGRID MOUTH — AN ADVENTUROUS ARTISTIC MEGA-DOSE OF TALENT.

When tests of masculinity and femininity are given to young people, over and over one finds that creative and talented girls are more dominant and tough than other girls, and creative boys are more sensitive and less aggressive than their male peers. Ingrid Mouth, artist, entrepreneur  and a most resilient woman, joined me for lunch… Read more »