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NY Cine Video: MMA and other Martial Arts

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 Posted in Martial Arts, New York Cine Radio | No Comments »

This is the most recent New York Cine Video podcast. The conversation began with us talking about the classic martial arts comedy "The Foot Fist Way" featuring Danny McBride of "East Bound and Down fame". Then the gang and I ...

First Workout of 2015

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 Posted in IPS, Krav Maga, Martial Arts, Sports and Fitness | No Comments »

I completed a fairly intense workout to start the year off. I did 7.5 miles on the elliptical and followed it up with 30 minutes of bag work, rope jumping, and stretching/yoga. My only resolutions for the New Year are ...

New York Cine Radio: East Bound and Down and UFC talk

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 Posted in IPS, Krav Maga, Martial Arts, New York Cine Radio | No Comments »

I was fortunate enough to start the year off right with the team over at New York Cine Radio. The gang and I sat down and talked about Danny McBride's East Bound and Down which Tom binged watched over the ...

Happy Birthday Master Instructor!

Saturday, May 10th, 2014 Posted in Krav Maga, Martial Arts | No Comments »

Happy Birthday to my friend and instructor, Rhon Mizarchi! Without your particular brand of "therapy" my life would be a great deal darker. I know that I am not alone in saying "thank you for all that you do for ...

Happy Birthday Sensei!

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 Posted in IPS, Lifestyle, Martial Arts | No Comments »

I am wishing a very IPS Happy Born Day to my Sensei, my friend, and my mentor!!! Here is to the next 61 years. Enjoy your day and pass on my love and respect to Ma Dukes!

No more excuses

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Comics and Sci-Fi, IPS, Krav Maga, Martial Arts | No Comments »

The other day I was talking to my old martial arts instructor, Kyoshi Giles, and musing over the fact that only fellow martial artists seem to understand how getting together with close friends to punch, kick, and stab one another ...

Arkham Origins is gonna be sick!!!

Friday, October 25th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Entertainment, Gaming, Martial Arts, Technology | No Comments »

After months of waiting Batman: Arkham Origins dropped tonight. The new Arkham is the followup to the wildly popular Batman inspired video games Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. I just picked up my copy from GameStop. There was a surprisingly small line ...

I do crazy stuff when I get bored.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Comics and Sci-Fi, Lifestyle, Martial Arts | No Comments »

The fourth of July is kind of boring this year with the wife and kids away at summer camp. Still, I shouldn't complain too much since I am a married man at home without the family for a couple of days. ...

Straight out of a comic book!

Monday, July 1st, 2013 Posted in Lifestyle, Martial Arts | No Comments »

When I was a young child growing up in Harlem there were very few people that looked like me in the media. And when they were people that looked like me presented in the movies, or on the small screen, ...

Prepare for the Smackdown!

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 Posted in Digital Video, Entertainment, Krav Maga, LaGuardia, New Media, Sports and Fitness | No Comments »

A few months back I was interviewed on the occupational activities of former LaGuardia Media Studies student and Cannes filmfest participant, Girard Tecson of Dayside Productions. The interview appeared in a new documentary on Girard's unusual decision to make a ...