Tag Archives: Entertainment

A Chat With The Information Architect Of “TED” ~Richard Saul Wurman (reprise)

This is a story I did on Richard Saul Wurman on October 19th of 2010. I drove up to his Newport mansion called “The Orchard” which is now for sale to talk to him. What a home! That was some day, oh and the scarf he is wearing, I knitted that for him…I knew he Read more…

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Gary Vaynerchuk And Navigating Change

At the time I was writing this at 12:30 a.m., I was basically hyperventilating into a brown paper bag. Why?…because an idea I had is getting off the ground thanks to a dedicated lot who gives a darn about others. Navigating Change Media Think Tank which I founded last year, was front and center on Wednesday Read more…

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Susan Granger~ Child Actress, Entertainment Reporter, Movie Critic

Some of you may remember, Susan Granger who was an entertainment reporter in the late 1970’s for what was then WNCH-TV, which is now of course WTNH-TV (abc). Granger is now, and has been for a long time, a syndicated movie critic and she knows what she’s talking about having grown up in Hollywood. Granger of Read more…

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Paula~Mom Extraordinaire and Lifestyle Editor

To me Paula Modarelli Cocozza of Fairfield, Connecticut is a grownup Gidget, as in the 1960’s show starring actress Sally Field. Something was always going on in Gidget’s life, she was vibrant and fun and had oodles of positive energy, just like Paula. One thing Paula has that Gidget didn’t, a wonderful infectious laugh. You Read more…

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Stunning Art Deco Warner Theatre

Warner Theatre in Torrington, Connecticut, figure out a date and go see it. This is a 1,700 seat stunner, reminds me of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Built in 1931 by Warner Brothers, it first opened as a movie palace. Some who have written about it thru the years called it “Connecticut’s Read more…

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Jaki is Creating a Buzzzzz in Connecticut

It continues to amaze me, or maybe it doesn’t actually by now since I’ve been writing this blog about all the cool, creative people that are in Connecticut. On Facebook I started a connection with Jaki Valensi-Lauper who is doing a show on line called Jaki’s Buzz. This petite mother of two is a dynamo. Read more…

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