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Archive for November 2019

My Favorite Day of the Year

Thanksgiving! My number one, all time favorite day of the year! Ever since I was just a little kid growing up on Duxbury Road in Great Neck, New York, I’d wait for this day, the third Thursday in November, with anticipation and joy. I remember my mother getting ready for the holiday—picking up a turkey…

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The Kennedy Mystique

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Congressman Joseph Kennedy at the Barrington Stage Company here in the Berkshires. Kennedy is running for the US Senate in Massachusetts, hoping to unseat Ed Markey, who’s been the state’s junior senator since 2013 and a member of Congress since 1976. They’re both Democrats, and it promises to…

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The Chinese Tong

With the publication of my new Ethan Benson thriller, Live to the Network, I thought I’d write about the villain in my new novel, and explain why I chose the notorious Chinese gang, the Tong. For those of you who are unfamiliar with these thugs, the Tong is an underworld crime syndicate that rules the…

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