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Give to the Rogovoy Report, Get a Pair of Tickets to WAM Theatre Gala

WAM Theatre is generously offering a pair of tickets ($100 value) to “Stars In The Orchard: A magical midsummer night’s cocktail party to benefit WAM Theatre,” to be held at Hilltop Orchards in Richmond, Mass., on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at 6:30pm, to a lucky contributor to the Rogovoy Report in support of the Rogovoy…

Give to the Rogovoy Report, Get a ‘Magic Fluke’ Ukulele

(SHEFFIELD, Mass.) – Once again, the good folks at Magic Fluke, the Sheffield-based company that designs and manufactures a whole line of affordable, USA-made ukuleles – and the new Cricket violin – are offering the opportunity for contributors to the Rogovoy Report to be enrolled in a giveaway to win a free ukulele as a…

Things I am not looking forward to doing

Things I am not looking forward to doing: My taxes Scheduling my car for regular maintenance Taking my car to the mechanic for regular maintenance Scheduling the dogs annual wellness visit to vet Taking dogs to vet Answering a text that says only, “Hi.” Chasing down money from people who owe me money Cleaning out…

Richard Ford, Bruce Springsteen, and Me

My Heretofore Unknown Role in Turning Richard Ford Onto Bruce Springsteen – Thereby Paving the Way for Ford’s Most Memorable Character, Frank Bascombe — of New Jerseyby Seth Rogovoy One day back in 1978, I was talking to my English 101 professor, Richard Ford (yes, that Richard Ford), about Bruce Springsteen. Ford, to my surprise,…

Police Commissioner Defends Scrutiny of Black Nightclub by Touting African-American Cousin Who Hangs There

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – According to “Closing time for city bars under scrutiny,” an article in the local paper of record, the Register-Star, Gary Graziano, the police commissioner of Hudson, defended a meeting’s heavy emphasis on the Savoia, a club catering largely to a black clientele, on lower Warren Street, from charges of racism by mentioning he has an…

The 10 Books That Have Most Influenced Me

People have been posting lists of the 10 books that have been most influential on their lives all over the Interwebs and on social media. I’ve listed mine below, with the reminder that these are the books I deem most influential – on my thought, on my life – and not necessarily my favorite books…

Help Me!

I’m seeking a freelance assistant for executive tasks, research, and errands. Ideal candidate needs to be resourceful, discreet, trustworthy, polite, patient, good on the phone, able to gather information and to solve problems. Hiring on an as-needed, project basis at first; could grow into something else. Please apply via email to: seth@rogovoy.com        

Have I Been Plagiarized by Marc Gronich? You Decide.

A few days ago, I stumbled upon an article on the web that caught my eye – “Paul McCartney: The Jew-ish Beatle?” – not only because it’s a topic that interests me, but also because I actually wrote an article that was published in a national weekly newspaper on the very same topic in November…