A Sense of Humor

Whew folks, I am insanely busy this week with lots of “behind the scenes” stuff, including adding the finishing touches to the new book. I’ll definitely be writing a full post when everything is set and ready to go. As you can see from the photo, last night I participated in another edition of the Scena Deschisa, reciting a few “poems” I wrote in Romanian … Continue reading A Sense of Humor

The Continuing Intransigence of Michael Noer

Unfortunately, Mr. Noer has not only refused to apologize for his hateful words about this country but has continued to write disrespectful and insulting comments on his blog in response to polite comments from readers. I have therefore written the following email to the editors at Forbes: On January 25, your editor Michael Noer began a series of posts on his Forbes blog, discussing his … Continue reading The Continuing Intransigence of Michael Noer

Another Idiotic Screed by Michael Noer

As I’ve mentioned many times, I keep an internet “eye” on who is discussing or mentioning Romania worldwide. With a basic knowledge of ngrams and the use of a few tools, it’s a rather easy thing to do. Yesterday I was shocked and angered to come across this piece from Michael Noer, an editor at Forbes magazine, followed up by a few equally racist and … Continue reading Another Idiotic Screed by Michael Noer