Radio Free Montone
I’ll take Pumpkin over California Chrome any day.
It was a slow news day, during a slow news month and we needed a story with legs. Well, we got what we were wishing for.
Sea Bright is beautiful. But how long will Sea Bright even be?
My immediate reaction was, “Who cares?” That is a legitimate question when deciding what stories to cover and which ones to ignore on any given day. I did not care…but plenty of people did.
New York is now a cycling city.
“In the midst of life, we are in death.”
Thanks to the proliferation of real estate reality shows on cable TV, selling a house has evolved into an elaborate and expensive scam perpetrated upon people by the realtors and their spin-offs.
When I was a kid and my parents packed my brother and me into our ‘63 Dodge Dart with the push button transmission for a trip down the shore, the Skyway loomed large like a giant rusting Erector set.
In North America opening day was a night game. On the morning of the Mets opener at CitiField it was snowing. It was also still March.
“Pretty big gun for a pretty small man,” said Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.
My first TV segment called, “Mouth-Off to Montone,” consisted of some street interviews during which the camera was trained on the person I was interviewing.
The next time you get the urge to bash the “mainstream media,” take a smooth ride on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.
New Jersey is not short on governmental bodies, commissions and semi-autonomous agencies.
Just when you think you know your audience. Well, think again.
9/11 is part of our national language. It’s mere mention evokes scenes of fire and death. What we sometimes forget is that 21 years ago next Wednesday, six people were killed and more than a thousand injured in the first terror attack on the World Trade Center