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Maurice Sendak teaches Stephen Colbert how to write a children’s book.

Oddly, I’m writing about Maurice Sendak twice in one month. But dude deserves it. I guess he’s having his Betty White moment. Whatever the case, I’ll take any gem or pearl this wild thing has to offer. Please allow yourself both parts of Sendak’s recent appearance on the Colbert Report, where genius of another type […]

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Where Maurice Sendak’s Wild Things Are.

Loved this interview with Maurice Sendak, author/illustrator galore. Dude’s got attitude, like little Max. “Herman Melville said that artists have to take a dive… and either you hit your head on a rock and you split your skull and you die, OR, that blow to the head was so inspiring you come back up and […]

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Today's word: celeb/סלב

So the Globes article I was interviewed for came out today: My first Israeli 15 minutes of fame… You might call me a סלב (pronounced ‘celeb’). Can you guess what it means? Creative, I know. UPDATE: Here’s the section of the article where I yap about Facebook. It’s the best I could do, they don’t […]

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I'm no Bar Rafaeli, but…

As is known, I work for an American (Israeli) hi tech Internet company. Thanks to Dapper, (another American (Israeli) hi tech Internet company) we’ve been dabbling in creating Facebook applications as a word-of-mouth marketing tool. Last week I got messaged from a guy who was interested in interviewing me for an article he was writing […]