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Going Live

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

It was nice to arrive in London today for several reasons. First, the place is alive and energized. Whatever naysayers remain about hosting the Olympics, they are clearly being marginalized by the excitement the Games are producing. Secondly, I now can see every event live on television. While NBC in the States has been doing a good job by using its many channels to provide live coverage of some sports, it still frustrates me to no end… Continue reading

Oh, Danny Boyle!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Danny Boyle was given a daunting responsibility: staging the first opening ceremony of a summer Olympics after Beijing in 2008 set a standard that seems unreachable in any other country. So he did the only thing he could do – change the whole tone and dynamic. He did it brilliantly, and with critical infusions of humor.… Continue reading

Anticipation

Thursday, July 26, 2012

In less than a week I will be in London to witness first hand the entertainment, excitement, inspiration, emotion and human drama that is the Olympics… Continue reading