Author Archives: Eric

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Blogger, some-time poet, full time dad and marketing director.

This Wingnut Called Me an Idiot

This Wingnut Called Me an Idiot. Here’s What I Said Back. (This was first posted to the Bullshit.ist, that awesome Medium publication.) So I just got verbally abused online by someone I don’t know, who I’ve never met, and never will. … Continue reading

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11 Rules for Writing Online, Because Internet

Yes, this is satire, first posted over at Medium’s Bullshit.ist publication. Go forth and like it, por favor. Writing for the web takes a certain style, because as we all know, it’s the clicks that count. To help get you started, … Continue reading

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Fan is Short for Fanatic

I am a Mets fan, in the full sense of the word: I am a fanatic. I like to rail against fanaticism in the real world, but I give myself a pass for baseball. It’s ridiculous, basically. It’s a game … Continue reading

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Reading at Farley’s Bookshop, May 7 2015

Reading with Nancy Scott for Farley’s First Thursday series Continue reading

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Alan Greenspan, Free Marketers, and Fanatics

Alan Greenspan is back in the news, after Bernie Sanders’ classic confrontation from years ago came up in the Democratic Debate (go watch it, it’s well worth your five minutes). I’ll admit, I haven’t thought about Greenspan for a while, not since he came out with that … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation – Why it Breaks Your Heart

I streamed Lost in Translation over my laptop in the afternoon on the kitchen table (it’s on Netflix) instead. And even under those less-than-ideal movie watching circumstances, I was so completely taken into the world of this film that 48 hours later I’m still heartbroken. That’s really the only word for it. I fell for it pretty hard ten years ago, but this time it’s a whole different thing. Why would a beautiful film leave me in such a sorry state? Continue reading

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Reading at the Princeton Library

Reading at the Princeton Library – Aug 12 2013 Continue reading

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Reading at the Bucks County Bards – Newtown, PA

Reading at the Newtown PA library on Feb 15, 2013 Continue reading

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Reading at the Hamilton Library – April 23

Reading at the First Annual Hamilton Library PoetryPalooza, April 23, 2011. Hamilton, NJ. Continue reading

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Reading at Farley’s Bookstore, New Hope June 2, 2011

Reading at Farley’s Bookstore in New Hope with Nancy Scott, June 2, 2011. Continue reading

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