Column Chronicles: 2019 Archive
 
The art of flirting, part one
 
July 25, 2019
 
Women have a natural ability when it comes to flirting. Women also enjoy flirting more than men, which brings us to the topic of men and flirting.
Original titles of famous movies
 
July 18, 2019
 
When the general public sees a motion picture's finished product, the general public accepts that everything about that movie was perfectly planned. Not so.
Unreleased rock albums
 
July 11, 2019
 
Many Rock and Roll acts from the beginning of the genre have released best-selling albums, as you know, but many of those same acts also released flops.
Remarkable film ideas, part three
 
July 4, 2019
 
Having an active personal history in stage, screen and film, I accumulated volumes of pages briefly describing ideas for movies. Here are some ideas...
Son of Confucius, part five
 
June 27, 2019
 
Here is more text from the works of Confucius, Jr., a man who demanded to be known publicly as the direct ascendant of his namesake...
Cities I warmly recall
 
June 20, 2019
 
There are cities everywhere where I have had great experiences that have warmed the cockles of my heart. Here are some thoughts on those cities.
Ask Dr. Shrink, two
 
June 13, 2019
 
His name is still Wendell Pencilmark and he claims to be one of the best psychiatrists in the field today - and some think tomorrow. Wendell is known to as Dr. Shrink.
Failed biographies in print...
 
June 6, 2019
 
Even avid readers are unaware of some biographies that bombed shortly after their publications. Here is a list of some published failures that began with high hopes.
Francodamus forecasts more in the future
 
May 30, 2019
 
There are some times when a strange and glorious feeling goes through me and suddenly I spurt predictions and they are predictions of things to come.
My adventures as an FBI agent, part two
 
May 23, 2019
 
Now that I can write about it, I want to give my blog readers another glimpse into my other life, that of an FBI agent who risked his life many times out in the field.
Strange laws throughout the world
 
May 16, 2019
 
Every civilized country passes laws books that are very weird. Most remain enforceable but ignored. Over the decades I have collected many of these laws...
Another King-like column
 
May 9, 2019
 
After years of retirement, radio/TV personality Larry King only appears in TV infomercials. His newspaper column is gone, as are many of the newspapers that ran it.
Memories from afar
 
May 2, 2019
 
I have many memories, though some are vague and some are obviously invoked after heavy meals, and I am always in the mood to share them. Like now...
What is a pansexual?
 
April 25, 2019
 
It's true. A recent survey revealed that two out of every six and sometimes eight out of every nine (or so) couldn't define "pansexual."
Unimaginably odd letters to editors
 
April 18, 2019
 
Newspapers have become rare in the digital age. Still, many cities and towns publish limited editions throughout the weeks, even though their circulations are weak.
Mr. Relationship returns, part two
 
April 11, 2019
 
Yes, he is back with more exceptional advice. He is me, known as Mr. Relationship. This year, like last, the title comes a great responsibility.
Overcoming bad-nights' sleeps
 
April 4, 2019
 
We have all had bad nights of sleep. We toss, we turn and sometimes we even roll off the bed. The amount of hours of actual sleep can be counted on one finger.
Remarkable film ideas, part two
 
March 28, 2019
 
Having a active personal history in stage, screen and film, I have accumulated volumes of pages briefly describing ideas for movies.
My adventures as an FBI agent, part one
 
March 21, 2019
 
Now that I can write about it, I want to give my readers a glimpse into my other life, that of an FBI agent who risked his life many times out in the field.
Son of Confucius, part four
 
March 14, 2019
 
Here is more text from the works of Confucius, Jr., a man who demanded to be known publicly as the direct ascendant of the perennially quoted Chinese philosopher.
A new claim on Amelia Earhart's fate
 
March 7, 2019
 
You would think that by now the mysterious disappearance of aviator Amelia Earhart would remain unsolved, leaving people to shrug and say, "Whatever" when hearing about it.
Speech to national atheists gathering
 
February 28, 2019
 
One of my many sideline jobs is public speaking. Recently, I was hired to give a speech to the Atheists Survival Society (ASS), which met in Bethlehem, PA.
Remarkable film ideas, part one
 
February 21, 2019
 
Having a active personal history in stage, screen and film, I have accumulated volumes of pages briefly describing ideas for movies. Here are some of my film ideas.
More notes from my diary
 
February 14, 2019
 
What's this thing on my toe? It looks like an ordinary pimple but my neurosis tells me otherwise. I should have it checked out soon.
Mr. Relationship returns!
 
February 7, 2019
 
He is me. With the title comes a great responsibility, since people in relationships have problems and always ask Mr. Relationship about solving them.
Is coffee so healthy?
 
January 31, 2019
 
Coffee has been around for centuries and many times it has been blamed for bad health issues. Other studies claim healthier properties.
Continuing some King-sized thoughts
 
January 24, 2019
 
I have been trying to convince some struggling newspapers that a King-like column, filled only with unique gems, could still be a winner.
"Tossing under the bus" logic
 
January 17, 2019
 
In recent years the act of betrayal has been given a new metaphor. People refer to being betrayed as being "thrown under the bus."
Ask Dr. Shrink
 
January 10, 2019
 
His name is still Wendell Pencilmark and he claims to be one of the best psychiatrists in the field today - and some think tomorrow. Wendell is known to as Dr. Shrink.
Unearthed: celebrities' last words
 
January 3, 2019
 
It took time, money and bribing but a staff I hired at my own expense has managed to discover the last words of celebrities. Yes, words uttered in the last breaths...
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