In my day, when I was a young kid, army duty was compulsory in South Africa or you go to jail. I had the choice, so I spent a year in the entertainment unit, and outside of doing shows – and I used to write for, arrange for the big band – outside of doing...
If you’ve ever noticed, beauty pageants are a lot like county fairs. The farmers show the cows the same way. They walk their prized Jersey cow across a stage in front of an audience with judges, and maybe the cow even twirls around a couple of times. Then the winning cow gets a satin ribbon...
I don’t write constantly; it’s two serials and a novel a year.
This is the year you really put the stake in the ground.
The first year was like icing. Then the cake started to show through …
Virgin Records will probably release their own package sometime next year.
Every year, millions of people from Iran and Iraq travel to each other’s countries, and we also have marriages between Iraqis and Iranians. Many Iranians were born in Iraq, and many Iraqis were born in Iran. This is a kind of special, cordial amicable ties.
It’s nearly impossible to believe just how provincial the wine world was in 1978, the year I launched my journal, ‘The Wine Advocate.’ There were no wines exported from New Zealand and virtually none from Australia (including Penfolds Grange, one of the greatest wines in existence).
Tennis is a hard sport. There is a lot of competition all year and you play alone.
Federal assistance helps millions of Americans escape poverty every year by providing the stability needed to take advantage of new opportunities. In fact, it is our safety net that allows full participation in the economy. More Americans purchasing goods means more Americans making them, which means more American jobs.
Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn’t it, of a long line of proven criminals?
I am currently doing about 30 charity auctions a year.
I have a home in Arizona. I go a couple months a year, but basically Chicago is my home.