Stingy Jack

Who’s Stingy Jack?

“Most things are judged by their jackets.” Balthazar Gracián. Who would have thought that a guy named “Stingy Jack,” could have launched a $100 million industry? But it’s true—Stingy Jack … Continue Reading →


Dorothy and Toto in Oz

What’s Up With Oz?

Dorothy: Oh, will you help me?  Can you help me? Glinda: You don’t need to be helped any longer. You’ve always had the power to go back to Kansas. Dorothy: … Continue Reading →


Bulova Accutron

What Happened to Bulova?

“It just sort of wound down.” Harry B. Henshel. Harry Henshel, former President of Bulova Watch, was talking about the Joseph Bulova School of Watchmaking but he might as well … Continue Reading →


Norm Peterson at Cheers

Milk-Bone Undies?

“It’s a dog eat dog world and I’m wearing Milk-Bone underwear.” Norm Peterson. When Norm Peterson walked into the bar everyone, in unison, shouted, “Norm!” And why not? Cheers was … Continue Reading →


Craft Ice

Artisanal Ice?

“If I was on a date, at least the giant ice cube would give us something to talk about.” Susan McCarthy. Every now and then something comes along that makes … Continue Reading →