Elwood Theater Newark NJ

Charlton Heston and Nova are Riding Down the Beach or Movie Mishaps

By Charles Levin | June 4, 2024 |

… Or Movie Mishaps Over breakfast with friends at our local built-in-the-1700s general store, we shared some stories of the funny and unusual things that happened to us in our decades as moviegoers. They laughed and smiled at the surprising and unusual experiences I had spent those many hours in the dark with the scent…

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Ken Finkel Grass Food and Lodging

Read‘em And Weep: A Song About Love Forlorn and Poker

By Charles Levin | May 22, 2024 |

I reconnected with an old friend recently, Ken Finkel, who is a wonderful guy and an accomplished musician. I am a writer and book publisher first, but I happened to mention to Ken my side hustle. I am a semi-professional poker player and have competed against the best players in the world with some success.…

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Charlie and Paulette

Smile Though Your Heart is Breaking

By Charles Levin | May 3, 2023 |

Charlie wakes up on a bed in an LA department store. His rumpled black jacket is wrapped around him; his derby hat rests on the night table: and his black shoes with the holes and spaghetti laces lay neatly underneath. The store is empty, the lights dim. He rubs the sleep from his eyes by…

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