Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Friendship Factor- 1

The Friendship Factor by Alan Loy McGinnis is a super-simple, yet very rich book on relationships of all kinds. I OF COURSE got all of the books he's written afterwards- Enjoy:

"Men described a 'friend' as 'someone I go out with', whereas women described sharing'

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Conversations With God Book 1- 7

We end the book Conversations With God, Book 1 By Neale Donald Walsch:

I hope you enjoyed my highlights, and I hope you choose to go get your own copy and highlight for yourself:

Conversations With God Book 1- 6

Almost to the end of this fantastically deep and mind-expanding book. I figure out a way to keep the camera on my terrace: Conversations With God, By Neale Donald Walsch:

Continue to the last day- it's only 3 minutes!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Conversations With God Book 1- 5

Ahhh! First the camera almost falls 11 stories, and then the batteries run out! Well, I get into the money section of Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch for a bit:

Tomorrow is the section on SEX and death!

"What did Manute Bol and Bones Rodriguez have in common?"

"Former NBA star Manute Bol, the 7-foot-7 Sudanese tribesman who died at 47 on June 19, succumbed to kidney failure and a baffling, deadly skin disease called Stevens-Johnson syndrome."

Well, I'm not 7 foot 7, and I'm TERRIBLE at basketball- but:

I had Steven's Johnson syndrome too!

Yes, I'm making light of a pretty horrific time in my and my families' life, but that's how I do things.

That's me at 5 years old, in the hospital with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.
I was in the hospital for about two months, and my parents were told to prepare for my death. I had an earache, and was given penicillin for the infection. Normally, that would be great, but in this case, it was pretty bad.
We never found out if it was an allergic reaction to the penicillin, or if the penicillin was a bad batch...

-the hospital "lost" it.

Yeah, really.

It was a long time ago for me, and I figured there was a cure and everything by now. When I heard that Manute had died from it, I found out that we still know so little about the disease... like there are no mandatory reporting rules for adverse drug reactions!!!

Now, I wonder why that is?
Well, I guess big pharma doesn't want anyone to know that there drugs might be dangerous!
Look, penicillin is a miracle drug, but shouldn't we also try to prevent deaths from it?
If you search for "Stevens Johnson Syndrome" on Youtube, you'll be horrified. It can strike anyone from any drug, and it mostly gets little children.
You'll be horrified.

I didn't know it, but my case is kind of a miracle. I'll tell you more later; for now,
Please help me to support the Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation thanks!

Here's the article on Manute Bol
Here's the SJS Foundation
Here is a video I think you'll hate

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Conversations With God Book 1- 4 THE VIDEO DOESN'T ACTUALLY START UNTIL 1:56- you may want to fast forward until then. I experiment with the HTC EVO and to deliver today's video...  How does it look? This section covers relationships and the purpose of life...

Conversations with God Book 1 is brilliant, along with all of the other ones by Neale Donald Walsch.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Conversations With God Book 1- 3

More deeeeeep stuff from the Voice of God and Neale Donald Walsch... today is a little longer because so much of this is fantastic:

I'll add the story about the school I was in today; I probably should have read this before I went in!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Conversations With God Book 1- 2

Yes, I am wearing a funny shirt! This Book is entirely too deep and rich to do in just one week, but I'm gonna try! Enjoy these sections; they are VERY dense with wisdom!

On another note, my friend Eric Worre has decided to highlight some books too- great stuff over there!

Monday, June 21, 2010

Conversations With God Book 1- 1

We turn our minds towards Spiritual Matters with one of my FAVORITE Spiritual books, "Conversations With God" by Neale Donald Walsch- Enjoy!

So insightful, and SO much packed into just this episode; please let it sink in!

Cashflow Quadrant- 6

We finish The Cashflow Quadrant with some VERY poignant quotes; some that hit me right in the face with how much I need to hear them!
So, now that we've read that, we'll move on to Spiritual Matters with Neale Donald Walsch!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

My OPRAH Video!

I spent ALL WEEKEND making this submission for Oprah's OWN show contest!
I think it's damn funny- I hope you help me by voting for me:
You can GO HERE to vote

Friday, June 18, 2010

Toy Story 3- My Favorite Movie of All Time???

I went to see TOY STORY 3 last night at midnight- yes, it's supposed to be a kids' movie, but the theatre was packed with adults... well, over 18 years old adults. If you ask anyone what my favorite movie is, they'll tell you Toy Story 2- I just think that movie has absolutely everything in a great balance. Every line is important, and every plot point is also. I love it.

However, last night, the THIRD movie in the franchise may have just outdone it.
There is a story-telling skill over at Pixar that must be applauded, as well as a knack for grabbing inspiration. I was SOOOOOOO blown away by how great this movie was, I wass crying not because of what was happening, but because someone was able to make it come true on the screen. Absolute MASTERY of a movie.
I have one teeny-tiny choice that I want to see different, but that's just my choice about redemption, but the fact that I'm even talking about that is astounding. PLEASE go see this movie!

Cashflow Quadrant- 5

Although I don't get to the end of the book yet in this segment, this section "How to Get Rich" has some powerful stuff in it- basically, the formula:

It's about WHO YOU HAVE TO BE versus what you have to DO.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Cashflow Quadrant- 4

An AWESOME section here on "Money as a Drug", while I walk backwards in Central Park. When I read this section, I recognized the addiction in myself:

"Happy when they had money, and angry and sad when they don't"- BAM!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Cashflow Quadrant- 3

Full-Body reading! Central Park is closed to cars right now, so I figure I'll get some reading in- the Rich Dad, Poor Dad books are really FULL of highlights from me, so I find I have to skip some just to make it into one week- GET THESE BOOKS!

Tomorrow I have an assistant, and a MOBILE reading!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Cashflow Quadrant- 2

We continue reading Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki, right on 96th and Central Park West- Wait 'til you see where ELSE I've gone to read!

Which investor class are you?

Making them Laugh....

This is us today backstage at a Freestyle Repertory Theatre show of THEATRESPORTS. I absolutely love doing these shows, and don't get to do tham as much as I'd like:

If you'd like to hire Freestyle rep to come to your school:

Monday, June 14, 2010

Cashflow Quadrant- 1

Robert Kiyosaki and the "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" books have expanded my brain around money and many other things. I SUPER love these books, and my copy of Rich Dad Poor Dad is at my neighbor's house, so I decided to read "The Cashflow Quadrant" this wee instead- the batteries run out of the camera, but we'll just pick it up again tomorrow:

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Pre-Puerto Rican Day Parade- New York City

I totally forgot that this weekend is the Puerto-Rican Day Parade! I went to the gym, and saw the festivities, so I figured I'd look around:

Tomorrow I'll have a bunch of videos from the real deal!

Friday, June 11, 2010

Magic Of Thinking Big 5

Today we finish "The Magic Of Thinking Big", and I make a few jokes... I might have to add that from now on!

So, WHY do you want to think like a leader? What about leadership makes YOU want to learn these philosophies? As for myself, I've decided that there are things I want to accomplish, and need other people's help in doing them.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Magic Of Thinking Big 4

I had to go to an emergency audition for a SECRET company, so I went into the corner and did this reading- I hope you enjoy it! I choose to do something in it-you might make the same choice:

Tomorrow we finish this book, and make a choice for the weekend!

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Magic of Thinking Big- 3

Today I'm in SOHO in between the dentist and a lunch date, so I thought I'd stop in a park and read the next highlights:

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The Story of "That TV Show" we were on...

Ok, so all of our friends want to know the story of THAT TV SHOW, and what it was like to have Jerry Seinfeld ask me if I was gay on National TV- Here's the story:

Pretty Funny, and it'll be among the "Crazy Stories" of our life!
See it HERE

Magic of Thinking Big- 2

Yesterday I asked "Mr. Triumph" to help me through the day- what a great job he did! What was at first a crappy reading turned out to be an awesome acting adventure where I ended up performing on the Alvin Ailey Stage!
Today has to do with Conquering Fear:

What ACTION will you take today to conquer a fear? For me, it will be making some sales calls- I'll let you know how they go!

Monday, June 07, 2010

Magic of Thinking Big- 1

Today I am officially 38!
I am also kicking off this reading everyday blog, which will (hopefully) bring a lot of people some value, and enjoyment. I start with one of my all-time favorites,  the magic of thinking big by David Schwartz- Enjoy!

Today, I am going to remind myself to use "Mr. Triumph" in my situations. In fact, I am using him right now to change my attitude about something I'm doing today! What about you?

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Bronx High School Reunion

I went to my 20-Year High School Reunion, and had a great time!
This is me with some of the girls, and then with one of my great friends Jesse, also known as the web-sensation "Jeskid":

Now, let me start by saying that we went to a "Specialized" high school- no, not for the slow, but for the "gifted" for math and science. So, we're all super-geniuses. That's first.
However, one of the things that struck me was how few of us were actually in the sciences now, and how many of us weren't necessarily working towards world-domination.

(At least, none of us SAID we were...)

However- and Laura had to point it out to me- almost everyone was a professional of one sort or another. There was definitely a sense of "future" for just about everyone there, and it was kinda assumed. A lot of people had seen me on "The Marriage Ref", and I got made fun of quite a bit for it, but it was all in fun. The reason I decided to share this with you is that these are the super-geniuses of the world, molded for math and science, and yet, so few of us were pursuing it- why do you think that is?

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Fantastic Ad- What happens when you work too much...

This is a great ad for some kind of juice- it comes from either China or Thailand; there are a bunch of videos claiming it, and I frankly didn't want to do the research! Enjoy:

Thursday, June 03, 2010

The surprising truth about what motivates us

While we wonder If we're working too hard, sometimes we oughtta look at WHY we're working...
I love this version of the talk, but you can also find a similar one on TED.COM:

YouTube - RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

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