Brushing Fame

Merging Threads

April 8, 2016

In my recent post, Twitter Life, I write that my interest in some people of fame is based on a blend of factors. First, the general experience of ‘fans’ (“we see these folks everywhere, watch […]

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Dropper of Names

August 14, 2014

Over the past few days I have been contemplating a new blog post about Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall, selfishness, celebrity and my Grandma’s last few years- plus whatever else my brain connects with any of […]

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Fame and Reincarnation

April 13, 2014

Quote of the Day: “fame… It breaks your heart” Kristen Johnston writing at her blog. I’ve spent some time over the years contemplating Fame and its poor cousin Celebrity (and written occasional posts as well). […]

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People In The Biz

November 16, 2013

Another in my occasional stories of interacting with people of fame. As with most people who don’t work in ‘the biz’ or live in any of the major ‘industry cities’ (NYC and LA in the […]

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My Brushes With Fame

September 12, 2010

Late last year, in another brush with fame, I mentioned that many years ago I worked at the Gift Shop of the Four Seasons Yorkville in Toronto. Although not as full of history as the […]

Brushing Fame

Another Brush With Fame

December 29, 2009

Another story of my occasional ‘meetings’ with celebrities. I’ve posted about my (oblique) connection with David Sedaris and the Official Romanovsky + Phillips shops I run (I have Ron’s number in my address book). I […]