The Maze

The Maze depends heavily on atmosphere. Very little happens. Small tidbits are thrown the viewer’s way — a fleeting glimpse of a glistening creature, a webbed footprint, the foreboding stares of the butlers.




Cocktails & Capers: On the Negroni

On the Cocktails & Capers site, I’ve posted an excerpt from the book in celebration of Negroni Week, June 24-30. Surprisingly, the excerpt, from the chapter “Casino Amaro,” is about the Negroni.


Aboard the African Queen

A day spent puttering around the coast and canals of Key Largo on board the actual boat from one of my favorite films, John Huston’s The African Queen.