Every day we're getting older. Part of growing is realizing that time is passing us quicker than we think, yet understanding that it is entirely relative to where we are. When I was eight or nine years old, hearing my dad say "Gee, that must have been fifteen years ago," sounded foreign to me. I …
The Case for Opening Up: How New York City Restaurants Can Bounce Back
Governor Cuomo's recently announced that NYC restaurants can open at 25% capacity starting on Valentine's Day. I'm not satisfied.
Four Books You Can Read Every Day
I understand not everyone can read multiple books per year. For some, it's a struggle to finish just one book. And for that, I have the perfect recipe. Some of my favorite books have incredibly short chapters that can be read in short, infrequent bursts. These books are so dense with powerful insights that you …
My Peloton Review: The Best Way to Work Out at Home and Possibly the Future of Fitness
The Peloton bike is expensive. So why spend that money when sweat is free? The future of tech-based fitness is here to stay.
Vying for Partisan Cheerleaders
I couldn't help but look in astonishment as our country's Temple of Democracy was breached by idiots in Viking helmets and Confedarate flags. Although shock, awe, fear and genuine disbelief were my immediate reactions, I was actually befelled with a sense of sorrow. Those who stormed the Capitol building on January 6th, 2021 were not …
My Favorite Books of 2020
24 of the best books from the past year.
The Tools for Great Writing
Writing lets you look at your thoughts in a way you couldn't if you were just talking, and having seen them, you could improve them, make them stronger and more elaborate. - Ted Chiang I didn't always love writing. In fact, writing was never a subject I excelled at in school. As I got older, …
The First Fifty Years: How the Brennan Thanksgiving Football Bowl Came To Be
In 1969, a big family from Queens created a rich and lasting holiday tradition where football is more than just a game.
Becoming regulars at the neighborhood bar.
The Ad Tracking Dilemma: What Six Years in Digital Advertising Taught Me, and What You Need to Know About It
What happens when you become the product?