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Breaking News: Olympics Update—Underdogs Fiji and New Zealand Top the Medal Count

So, I stay up to effing midnight to get some pole vault action and what do I get in return from NBC? Six vaults as an afterthought to four hours of at times interminable,  jingoistic coverage.  (My friend Rich in … Continue reading

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“Pulp Fiction”: Lessons in Writing Scenes

Watched “Pulp Fiction” last night. One weird-ass story (one character comes back from the dead, and not for the faint of heart — classic Quentin Tarantino bloodsplattering). But it has some great scripting that all writers can learn from — … Continue reading

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Robin Skone-Palmer, “Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller,” featured Las Vegas Review Journal

Nice piece on Robin Skone-Palmer, author of Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller, in yesterday’s Las Vegas Review Journal. The memoir covers Robin’s time working for Diller as the comedienne’s personal secretary. Released by Wigeon Publishing on … Continue reading

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Phyllis Diller Remembered: Beyond the Spotlight

Phyllis Diller fan? Wigeon Publishing is formally announcing the release of its next book, Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller, a memoir by Robin Skone-Palmer, one of Diller’s “Dustbiters” and funny woman in her own right. Check … Continue reading

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