Entries Tagged as 'New York Scene'

A Yiddish proverb for Bernie Madoff: “It is not so good with money as it is bad without it.”

Published on December 20th, 2008 by Malachi

Since Bernie Madoff hit the scene last Thursday, I’ve been looking at my book “A Collection of Yiddish Proverbs”, trying to pick out those proverbs that best describe or comment (or speculate) on Bernie’s behavior. There are many profound beauties there, but –for the moment at least– I’m going with the supremely ironic, and the […]

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Goodbye, Rudy….it is a far, far better thing…

Published on January 30th, 2008 by Malachi

Dear Rudy, In these toxic times and globally-overheated climates of political bloviation which swirl like controversies, cliche-laden, about their intended prey –seeking whom they may devour– let me be the first to offer an apology for my own verbal, nay verbose, excesses regarding this your most recent adventure. (Forgive me, I seem to be in […]

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In which Rudy chuckles a lot. A LOT!

Published on December 24th, 2007 by Malachi

Yesterday I listened to Rudy being interviewed on ABC’s “This Week” by George S. I say listened –I don’t have TV. Rudy had had a really tough week, what with poll-slip and that other headache that turned round the plane, and those messed-up Doctor comments. But –guess what. The guy was in Top Form. Oozing […]

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