Klea, We Need Ya: Longtime ‘Merman’ Who Won Over Herman Set to Fete Him, in Song

Klea, We Need Ya: Longtime ‘Merman’ Who Won Over Herman Set to Fete Him, in Song

It’s a rare individual who can take the stage, bring the best of herself to songs that have been the calling cards of others for decades, and emerge a favorite daughter of their creator. As actual documented showbiz legend has it, that’s exactly what happened from the moment Broadway lyricist/composer Jerry Herman heard beyond-brassy, rafter-raising […]

A Brief History of Halloween

A Brief History of Halloween

AN INTRODUCTORY NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR | Over the years, for a number of reasons, I’ve written quite a bit of material about Halloween. I worked for much of the 2000s for a marvelous website called I-mockery.com, and we were famous for our “Two Months of Halloween.” Every September and October, all content on the site was […]

My CoviDiary: The April Entries

My CoviDiary: The April Entries

Below, find the latest diary entry, then all other April content. Click here for all March entries. My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com.   My Covi Diary, 4/30/2020: Funny, But Not Plausible BY MAX BURBANK | Two stories took place in the world outside my head today […]

My CoviDiary; Being an Introduction to This Project

My CoviDiary; Being an Introduction to This Project

My CoviDiary is reprinted, with the author’s permission, from its original publication via maxburbank.wordpress.com. Below, find all March entries. For April 4 entries, click here. BEFORE YOUR CONTINUE, LEARN A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MAX BURBANK  | Burbank is a freelance writer living in Salem, Massachusetts. His work has been published by Cracked.com, NationalLampoon.com, i-mockery.com, and […]