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Home Ice? | David Magazine

So nice to see my old buddy Skids writing again. This time he’s taking on the idea of a major league sports franchise in the Las Vegas Valley. You should give it a read.

“A Hockey Fan Balances Loyalty to His Hometown Team With a Growing Excitement for the Arrival of the Vegas Golden Knights”

Source: Home Ice? | David Magazine

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Blowing Up Convention | David Magazine

This piece started as a look at unusual wedding dresses. While researching, I tapped my friend Adriann for information. Turned out, she was story.

Here’s a fascinating look at wedding dresses, what’s current, and how to get the mall set to wear Penny Dreadful couture!

Source: Blowing Up Convention | David Magazine

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Games People Play | David Magazine

Many years ago, back when I still lived in Vegas, I would hang out at Denny & Lee Magic shop on Saturday mornings with a bunch of great guys (who also happened to be magicians). One of them was Timm Metivier, who, a year ago, decided to open his own shop – not magic, but one for board games.

Here’s a little story I wrote about it for David. Source: Games People Play | David Magazine

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Rabbi Abraham Zacuto and the Astrolabe | David Magazine

15731830_1394489910585063_3400966232016091909_oMy boss, the publisher of David Magazine, has this wonderful way of working. If I happen to be traveling somewhere, he knows something about the history and sends me on an adventure to write a story for an upcoming issue. This time, I was in Portugal, so he sent me in search of Portuguese Jewish history. The result is at the link below. Enjoy!

The Age of Discovery of the Portuguese Jews

Source: Rabbi Abraham Zacuto and the Astrolabe | David Magazine

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2016 In the Rear View Mirror

2016

So we’ve finally reached the end of 2016 and are starting a whole new trip around the sun. I started writing a post about life and looking at things in retrospect, disseminating politics and personifying the year but honestly, who cares? There were some bad times (Like this and this) but there were also some amazing times (for instance there was this and this).  Continue reading

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Disappear

Here’s an audio version of my short story “Disappear,” from the collection Las Vegas Noir.  The collection features stories from the likes of Vu Tran, Pablo Medina, John O’Brien, Felicia Campbell, Bliss Esposito and Lori Kozlowski, among others. If you like it, you can get the whole audio book here or the print/Kindle versions here. No matter which way you get it, you can take a half hour or so and enjoy this little tale of magic in the desert, where sometimes all you want to do is Disappear. Continue reading

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“The 13th Car” in Alterna-Teas

alterna-teasMy latest short story, “The 13th Car,” is included here in this collection of wonderful steampunk stories. It’s the 6th story in when you go looking for it. So happy to be included amongst such great stories!

Feel free to go and grab yourself a kindle copy and if you like what you read, please leave a review.

And hey, if you’re one of them people who can nominate things for awards, well, you know how much I love and respect you.

 

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Earth Rise | David Magazine

Man Had to Go to the Moon to Appreciate the Majesty of the Bright Blue Marble Floating in Space that We all Call Home.

Source: Earth Rise | David Magazine

My latest in David Magazine. I’m pretty happy with this one. Give it a read and see what you think.

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Zombie Malls | David Magazine

Thousands of Shuttered Malls Stand as Tragic Testaments to Unfulfilled Commercial Optimism.

Read my latest for David Magazine!

Source: Zombie Malls | David Magazine

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Impresario Extraordinaire | David Magazine

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia Presents a Retrospective Honoring the Life and Times of Legendary Rock Promoter Bill Graham.

Source: Impresario Extraordinaire | David Magazine

My latest missive from David Magazine. Go ahead and give it a look. Tell ’em Jaq sent ya.

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