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Jazz Lives

Jazz Lives

I recently had the pleasure of catching a performance of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, which is now touring, under the direction of Wynton Marsalis.  They played at the Pepperdine University Performing Arts Center in...
Answering Fan Mail II

Answering Fan Mail II

I wanted to add an answer to one more question that didn't make it onto the previous video.  I received a great question/response on my Slice ‘Em blog from Robert Sommers, and I would like...
Star Wars, NBA-Style II

Star Wars, NBA-Style II

The Lakers stepped up and delivered in a major way in last week's victory over Phoenix. It was a statement of the first order. The Suns' acquisition of Shaquille O'Neal was an attempt to put...
Linking Up with the NCAA

Linking Up with the NCAA

I had a great time with the NCAA Double-A Zone. We talked about blogging, my audio book, fans, sports, writing and many other topics. Please join me in this really interesting conversation with the National...
Kareem’s Life Gets a Spotlight on ESPN.com

Kareem’s Life Gets a Spotlight on ESPN.com

Today is cool day for me. ESPN.com is launching my audio/visual show as a part of my audio book On the Shoulders of Giants. It shows you some insights to my life when I was...
Having a Heart to Heart with Fans…

Having a Heart to Heart with Fans…

Dr. Mark E. Dean: The Face in the Computer

Dr. Mark E. Dean: The Face in the Computer

If there is one device that defines human civilization today, it’s the personal computer.  No one can dispute how much the personal computer has revolutionized our lives, from increasing our productivity to spreading education to...
On the Rebound: Answering Blogmail

On the Rebound: Answering Blogmail

A couple of days ago, I received the following comment from "Vman" in response to my blog about Dr. West , the co-inventor of the electret microphone used in almost 90% of all microphones built...
Why Black History Month?

Why Black History Month?

A white friend of mine told me his 9-year-old son asked him, “If February is Black History Month, then when is White History Month?”  My friend replied, “The other 11 months.”  That’s why I take...
Slice ’em

Slice ’em

I watched a mixed martial arts event this weekend featuring street fighting legend Kimbo Slice. It was a featured live event on cable and drew a huge live audience in Miami.  This form of combat...