21 Club Memories

[Facebook Essay: March 13, 2021] I WORKED AT THE “21 CLUB” FOR A WEEK! THEN THEY FIRED ME!As part of a sad story about how Covid has decimated restaurantsand clubs, the New York Times today published a story about thelegendary “21 Club” (21 West 52nd...

On “Last Words”

[Facebook essay: 28 August 2020] On “LAST WORDS” (My Latest Plague Diversion, Leading To “Pub Faustian”) . . .I’ve been re-reading the works of playwright, George Bernard Shaw (GBS), and came across his last words: “Dying is easy, comedy is hard” — a phrase used many...

The Moment (New Song)

THE MOMENT ©
 (ASCAP) Lyrics, Frank Gagliano Music, James Rushin (Demo track below: Jonathan Mousette, vocal; James Rushin, piano) Sometimes I’ll glimpse it,Maybe at night,Often when I’m sitting all alone.Sometimes I’ll sense it,Out there in...