Category Archives: Hollywood memoirs

TV Commercial Production in Japanese


Here’s a slightly edited excerpt about TV commercial production from my film production book, Circumstances Beyond My Control. (By the […]

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Hollywood Theatre Story: They All Left


This is but one Hollywood theatre story from a compendium of same found in the first volume of my memoir […]

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Not Quite Ready for a Celebrity Book


Celebrity book? Although I never thought of it until it was pointed out to me, the first book of my […]

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Losing Weight the Easy Way


This short blog on losing weight is a departure for this website – which is devoted to my three volume […]

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Writing an Autobiography – Try it. You’ll Like it.


Writing an autobiography (a memoir) is the height of self-involvement, one might even say egotism yet there’s much more to […]

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Celebrity Stories: Hanging with Norman Luboff and Harry Golden


Celebrity Stories As celebrity stories go, in 1963, there were none much bigger in the popular music world than tales […]

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TV Commercial Production Location Scouting


As I mentioned in a previous post, shortly after leaving the Ansel TV commercial production company staff job I was […]

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A Musical Theatre story from Author Ben Bryant


A Musical Theatre story? Okay, I admit that may be a bit misleading but the setting for the tale is, […]

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Video Editing Ali Demo a Vlog


Video editing, once I taught myself how to do it, became a real pleasure. Between 2003 and 2009 I directed […]

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Video Editing at NCSA, a Vlog


Here’s a video editing tale from my third book, Waiting for Elizabeth. In 2002 my oldest friend Bob Collins was […]

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