Motion Picture History

Thomas Alva Edison. Now there’s a quirky guy. It is rumored that the crazy traffic pattern of inexplicable one-way streets in the town of Edison, NJ, was designed to get the great man both to work, ... Read More

Stars in the heavens

I have passed the Church of St. Paul the Apostle a million times. It was only on this cold, gloomy day when the heavens couldn’t decide whether to rain or slush that I noticed the door to the church... Read More


A mere hundred steps from the Dakota–the final home of John Lennon–just inside Central Park sits Strawberry Fields. I suspect that pretty much everyone knows that Yoko Ono commissioned the... Read More