Worth A Link

Worth A Link

A boy from Long Island grows up to be a Hall of Fame broadcaster. Here’s Bob Costas’ speech upon being inducted into Cooperstown this...
Standing Meetings

Standing Meetings

Thirty years ago, when I did mornings at WCXR/Washington, my contract was up for renewal. The ratings were really good, and I was feeling cocky, so among my demands was that whenever I had to attend a meeting with the PD or GM, we all had to stand up. They thought I...
Solving While Juggling

Solving While Juggling

When the Rubik’s Cubes fad first began in the early 1980s, my friend Gary became obsessed with solving one. This was long before the internet, where you can now find solution methods easily. Gary carried the Cube with him everywhere, spending hours each day...
Margot Kidder’s Career High Point

Margot Kidder’s Career High Point

I don’t know which of the four writers who worked on the screenplay (including Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, and Robert Benton) deserves credit for the best line ever spoken on screen by Margot Kidder (who died this weekend at 69), but here it is,...