The Seinfeld “Friend Nazi?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale

why can’t we be friends? war larry david’s hit tv comedy seinfeld had the famous “soup nazi” character. mr. david’s recent anti-social behavior leads one to question whether mr. david has become the “friend nazi.” the “soup nazi” was a restaurant proprietor. he maintained strict ordering rules. customers failing to follow instructions were denied serviceContinue reading “The Seinfeld “Friend Nazi?” A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Alex, I’ll Take Apologies For $200.00: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“Go now you are forgiven” dispatch recently anointed jeopardy host mike richards’ apology tour has just begun. he is taking time to seek forgiveness for past transgressions. when you are not the right type of person, societal forces such as the media and social media will come after you. in jeopardy’s case, even mr. richards’Continue reading “Alex, I’ll Take Apologies For $200.00: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Angry Truth: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

anger can tell you much about a person. self-deception causes anger. misreading or misjudging brings forth anger. one’s lack of faith in oneself as a truth seeker is disturbing. this anger projects both outward and inward. this anger can manifest in lashing out at others. a recent outburst from professor laurence tribe provides an excellentContinue reading “The Angry Truth: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shall Not Say %#^@? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

foolish stories sometimes have important messages. humanity’s corruptive influence at a “wildlife park” is this story’s subject. it wasn’t a story of animal cruelty. arguably, it was something worse. in 2020, an english wildlife park became infested with f-bombs dropping from the sky. certain of the park’s winged residents were acting in a foul manner.Continue reading “Thou Shall Not Say %#^@? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A League They Owned: The Legendary NTMBA, The National Two Man Basketball Association: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

my father and my uncle, in their day, were both formidable athletes. both had served in the military. in los angeles, la cienega park basketball games could be competitive. i was told the likes of ucla great sidney wicks would play. my father would often pointed him out when he say mr. wicks walking downContinue reading “A League They Owned: The Legendary NTMBA, The National Two Man Basketball Association: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you annoyed, and why has your countenance fallen? Is it not so that if you improve, it will be forgiven you? If you do not improve, however, at the entrance, sin is lying, and to you is its longing, but you can rule over it.” ‘ genesis,Continue reading “Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

an outrage for an outrage? with an “eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” the torah speaks for proportionality for punishment and compensation. should outrage be proportional? outrage is tricky. huge outrage can be triggered minor events. fast food restaurants have been victims of epic outrage moments. a happy meal’s missing toy canContinue reading “What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Eating For the Perplexed? Reflections on Hot Dog Dominance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

one of humanity’s greatest competitive eaters, joey chestnut, made history in the park dedicated to one of humanity’s greatest minds. this fourth of july, at the nathan’s hot dog eating contest, mr. chestnut nailed a patriotic 76 tally. a new record and a 14th title. mr. chestnut, perhaps the last remaining figure of american greatness,Continue reading “Eating For the Perplexed? Reflections on Hot Dog Dominance: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Homeland Security Thought I Was A WMD, Why Wasn’t He? 9-11 Happened Again In Boston: Just Ask Rabbi Shlomo Noginksi: A Ten Commandments’ Story

pre-covid, i flew up to san francisco for business. my companion and i went through los angeles international airport tsa screening with flying colors. in san francisco, as i entered the court reporter’s offices for a deposition, i took advantage of the hand sanitizer with aloe to lather my hands and elbows. life was good.Continue reading “Homeland Security Thought I Was A WMD, Why Wasn’t He? 9-11 Happened Again In Boston: Just Ask Rabbi Shlomo Noginksi: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Sometimes “The Office” is Not a Comedy: A Ten Commandments’ Story

” that’s the stupidest ***** idea I’ve ever heard’ bill gates adultery is supposedly a spousal matter. infidelity, however, plays itself into the world. family, friends, associates and co-workers become unwilling participants and conspirators in the adulterous act. allegations of bill gates’ infidelity illustrate these uncomfortable dynamics. the dailymail reports he allegedly pursued sexual affairsContinue reading “Sometimes “The Office” is Not a Comedy: A Ten Commandments’ Story”