News from Les . . .

Auction this weekend

Hey—just want to alert everyone in NE Ohio that the auction to benefit TV station WVIZ, the PBS affiliate, begins today and will run through Sunday(locally Channel 25). I’m pleased they’ve asked me to drop by on Saturday between 3… Continue reading

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Talk about your legends….

Mickey Rooney has been a part of my life ever since I can remember. It started, naturally, with the movies. The Andy Hardy series. The musicals like “Girl Crazy,” with Judy Garland as his co-star. (“We don’t need a theater,… Continue reading

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One….

One….Singular Sensation? It’s a great song from “A Chorus Line,” but I’m not talking about Broadway musicals. I’m talking about….LUNCH. There is a reason there are so many restaurants in the world. Almost everyone (who can afford it) “eats out”… Continue reading

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Doing “The Twist”

Nope, it’s not the 1960s dance I’m talking about. It’s the rollercoast twists and turns of a brilliantly conceived mystery play now showing at the Great Lakes Theater Festival – the Hanna Theater on E. 14th Street. It’s called “Deathtrap,”written… Continue reading

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The Man With the Golden Arm

Remember that book and/or movie? “The Man With the Golden Arm,” written by Nelson Algren back in the 1950s, was one of the early novels (A FANTASTIC read, by the way), and certainly THE first big-studio Hollywood movie (it starred… Continue reading

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The end of one year, the beginning of a new one

When we eventually forget about the too-expensive gifts, the too-much-eating-and-drinking holiday parties, the Christmas cards we’ve hung all over our home, the barely-spent moment thinking about the religious meaning of Christmas—we find ourselves looking backwards over the year just past,… Continue reading

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Holly’s Article

[ Update: All links have been updated, and are now working ] Holly, my S.O.(significant other) shares my vivid love for animals. She wrote this article about a tremendously worthwhile project—especially for those of you whose hearts are touched by… Continue reading

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Buckeye Book Fair

Happy November, everyone. November is always a fascinating month. We’re recuperating from eating too much Halloween candy. At the moment the wind howls outside my window to remind me that summer is gone for good, and autumn is well on… Continue reading

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Visit me at Barnes & Noble Mentor this Saturday…

Looking for something to do this weekend? Stop by the Barnes & Noble in Mentor (7900 Mentor Ave) on Sat Oct 26 between 1-3pm. I’ll be signing books, including my latest: Win, Place, or Die. Hope to see you there!

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Little Brown Jug

When I was a kid, all I knew about “Little Brown Jug” was the hit song done by Glenn Miller and his orchestra. Yep, back when there were “dance bands” all over the place, and Miller’s was one of the… Continue reading

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