A story worth telling: Roy Eaton the Jackie Robinson of Advertising… “If you were white, I’d hire you immediately,” Roy Eaton was told during his first interview for an advertising job with Young & Rubicam. Years later, the Advertising Hall of Fame welcomed him as a member.
Waiting for the Light is street photograph. It captures the gritty realism of urban alienation on a hot summer afternoon.
I will see you later was inspired by William Carlos Williams, an American poet I stumbled on as a teenager. I loved poetry and got turned on by verses that dodged cliches and said something simple and genuine. With a little luck, I hope I did him justice.
Are ghosts everywhere? When I was a kid, Halloween sent us out swinging jack-o-lanterns at our sides. Our paper bags begged for candy. We knew ghosts were make-believe. Casper the Friendly Ghost or the scarier spooks of Rod Serling. Now, grown up and then some, I see we […]
New York’s screwed in DC, the nation’s capital, and so is California. But where is the outrage?
My invitation for the annual Sunset Gala Party in Four Freedoms Park, this year recognizing the 75th Anniversary of D Day, hit my inbox in May. It’s one of those events so special I dig deep in my closet to search for a pinstripe suit and a tie.
We’ve all been there, haven’t we? My first wife, long, long ago, wasn’t the last to declare that arguing with me was like “talking to a wall.”
“I just turned 89,” Jackie Robinson of Advertising, Roy Eaton told me. I ran into him this morning on Roosevelt Island in New York City, the community we both call home. Then, he told me about his upcoming gigs at the piano.
Built too tall, 1059 3rd Ave may be forced to lop off five floors. It hasn’t happened in nearly 20 years, but Orlando real estate developer Inverlad may have to alter an Upper East Side building under construction. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Friends of the Upper […]