A View from the Herd

In defense of cynicism

You don’t like upper management, but you do like dogs. Pay no attention to the fact that this analogy is irrelevant. Because while other would-be-leaders are trying to figure out who moved their cheese, this blog will help you teach your dogs to fetch yours. The Team as Pack Dogs live in packs. People work […]


Was Houdini’s Brother Really a Vampire?

In a word, no. But William Weiss fit the “bill” perfectly for role I needed him to play in Piper Houdini: Apprentice of Coney Island. Here’s why… As I’ve explained elsewhere, Piper Houdini began as a pitch to Marvel Comics back in 2001. The main character was going to be a 12-year-old boy named Duncan […]