Joe Biden Stole the Sho...

In just a few hours, the final speeches of the  Democratic National Convention will be behind us.The short  race for the finish line will be ahead of us. Tonight’s grand finale features Hillary Clinton herself, introduced by her daughter Chelsea.  And although I realize that her...

The “Show” ...

For the media, the pressure is intense to capture the story Photo: Lee Gleiser Katy Perry at soundcheck this morning. Photo: Lee Gleiser     If there’s one thing the Democrats know how to do, it’s put on a great show. From the music, to the lights, to the...

Cheesesteaks and Politi...

A Philadelphia Cheesteak ……It’s So Good! Photo: Lee Gleiser There was a commercial that aired long ago for a famous hamburger chain featuring a feisty grandmotherly woman. She ran around asking, “Where’s the Beef?” She sold a lot of...

History In The Making O...

Whether you are voting Republican, Democratic or have yet to decide there is no arguing that “night one” of the Democratic National Convention was one for the history books.  This convention was supposed to be centered on Hillary Clinton as she was anointed the...

Let the Chaos Begin . ....

  The calm and quiet of the morning has dissipated quickly with the arrival of the delegates. “Where’s Kansas?” one shouts. Another is in search of Indiana’s delegation. This delegate is determined to show his support for Bernie Sanders. Sanders will be the...

Democratic National Con...

Welcome to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and the site of the Democratic National Convention. DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is not “feeling the love” this morning. She resigned Sunday night under fire after WikiLeaks published 19,000 internal DNC emails....

Last Day of Classes

Finally. At the start of this week it seemed like this day would never get here and yet was here all too soon. The amount of stress at Regents throughout the week was intense. Students I hadn’t seen stress the entire time we were here were feeling it. Many were sick. Many burnt out....

It’s A Marathon, ...

Tuesday was “the day”. I had given the Dickens presentation the day before and it went well. But today was the the Catherine McKinnon presentation on porn, yes, I say porn, and also the final journalism presentation. I got up early and hit Baker Street by 8 o’clock to...