A Slight Obsession with James Bond

Speaking as someone with no qualifications whatsoever to discuss childhood development (aside from having once been a child), it seems to me there’s a point in a person’s growth—around age nine, ten, or eleven—when parents or parental figures are no longer the most important adults in said person’s life. Young humans then turn to the […]

The Funny Thing About Dreams

“Comedy is not funny.” So said my perceptive, plain-spoken, quotable friend Domenic Bucci. I couldn’t agree more. Understand, I love comedy. Good comedy. I’ve made it my career.  Domenic was referring to comedy that works too hard to make you laugh.  Hard-working comedy can annoy you, in the same way someone saying, “Relax!” can make […]