Selected Radio Commentaries and Interviews
Selected & Miscellaneous Articles by me
Talks, Tour, Press & Articles
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JUNE 9, 2014: Taping of interview in NYC for Arrow Video's (UK) upcoming DVD of Burt Lancaster's BRUTE FORCE (1947).
May 16-18, 2014: BIOGRAPHERS INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION (BIO) 5th annual conference at U. Mass. Boston. I will be moderating a panel -- "Cultivating Readers and Blurb Writers" with panelists Will Swift, Abby Santamaria & Susan Rabiner -- and serve as a panelist on Brian Jay Jones's (Jim Henson biographer) panel -- "What Happens After You Turn In Your Manuscript."
May 10, 2014: I'll be appearing at this terrific film noir festival in Palm Springs with Susie (Mrs. Burt) Lancaster to talk with Alan Rode about Lancaster's first film, THE KILLERS (1946).
February 28, 2014: Interview with Liz Humes of Wordy Birds, A Weekly Radio Discussion About Books and Ideas.
FEBRUARY 20, 2014: Great Lives 2014 Lecture Series, "Jim Thorpe and the Tricky Art of Biography."
NOVEMBER 22, 2013: Taped interview in Cincinnati, Ohio, for Time Warner Sports Channel. Multi-part series on the birth of professional football, to air Fall 2014
NOVEMBER 20, 2013: Scarsdale (NY) Women's Club, "Being a Woman Writing about Very Masculine Men."
SEPTEMBER 2013: READEX ," 'The Great Upheaval': Tracking Jim Thorpe's Swift Fall From Grace after the 1912 Olympics."
JUNE 5, 2013: Interview, SDPB Radio -- South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
MAY 17-19, 2013: BIO 2013: Roosevelt Hotel, NYC (Biographers International Organization). I presented the 2013 BIO Biblio Award to David Smith, New York Public Library Literary Lion, and served on "Crafting the Biography" panel.
May & June 2013: To mark the centennial of Burt Lancaster's birth in East Harlem, NYC, on Nov. 2, 1913, I spoke on SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS(1957) at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Centennial Lancaster film series. On June 1 I spoke at UCLA's 3-month Lancaster Series, on BRUTE FORCE (1947) and KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS (1948). It was like a family reunion: several of the Lancaster progeny came, as well as Susie Lancaster, Burt's widow. Good times.
OCTOBER 5-6, 2012: “Carlisle, PA: Site of Indigenous Histories, Memories and Reclamations” Symposium, Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.