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Straight from my mind to your screen—here’s a collection of my thoughts, from the heartfelt to the odd, and everything in between.



Thank you, Elizabeth City.
Thank you kindly.

Project Zebra was scheduled to be released on November, maybe catching the holiday gift-giving season. Although with all this anti-Russian collusion stuff, who knows. Anyway, Elizabeth City Mayor, a big fan of my project, called me in early September to invite me to the City’s twenty-first annual Ghost Walk in mid-October. The city,... Learn More

DATE: Dec.11.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS:

How a High School Dropout
$cammed American Express
Out of Millions

Sometimes things are so incredulous that they have to be called a novel, inspired by or based on true events. So was the case with my latest crime thriller, The Salad Oil King. The protagonist, Alfonso “Fonso” Gravenese was fashioned after a man who did the unthinkable before the Internet came along. Life... Learn More

DATE: Nov.27.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS:

Imagine a little-know piece of Heaven
where the language is English,
all credit cards are accepted,
and the residents walk around with a smile on their face.

A stones’ throw from the English coastline – a two-and-a-half-hour ferry ride to be specific – sits the Isles of Scilly, five small high-speed internet connected islands, with a population of 2,300 people (in high season!). If you’re looking for something new that’s old, something serene that’s fun, someplace to kick back... Learn More

DATE: Nov.09.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS:

Russian Ghosts Appear in North Carolina During Halloween

You may ask, why are 300 Russian ghosts walking around tiny Elizabeth City, North Carolina, during the Halloween season? Particularly since 80 percent of Russians think October 31 is “a decadent holiday invented by Americans which teaches young people to disrespect our traditions,” said an aging Muscovite. The Sleepy Hollow of Elizabeth... Learn More

DATE: Oct.23.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS:

How a Cab Ride in Miami Beach Changed My Life Forever

How a Cab Ride in Miami Beach Changed My Life Forever It was just another day for another self-centered,  type “A” personality like myself. I had come to do business in Miami Beach of all places and was looking for a cab on Ocean Drive by the beach.   Meeting Boris Next thing I know... Learn More

DATE: Oct.07.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS:

Top Secret Mission Recently Declassified: Project Zebra

There is still buried treasure out there, and there are still buried, top secret WWII missions just recently declassified, like Project Zebra. Get ready for an amazing, largely forgotten top secret story in which the military of the United States and Russia worked side by side on the entire project, which was carried... Learn More

DATE: Sep.18.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS:

A Wise Man and A Wiseguy: The Tale of Two Books

What could an unassuming middle-aged man and an unscrupulous, big-time scam artist have in common? The answer to that question is actually about 12 years old. I discovered I have a knack for running into compelling real-life characters and their stories. I’ve also discovered many of these memorable characters could be the... Learn More

DATE: Sep.18.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS:

The Story of M.G. Crisci Before Writing, and His Beginnings As An Author

This blog begins a series of interviews with the prolific and interesting author, M.G. Crisci, the first of which will delve into his youth and earlier professional years, and what his motivation was to author his first book. M.G. Crisci is the critically-acclaimed author of 10 books based on true stories or real... Learn More

DATE: Sep.18.2017 | CATEGORY: Uncategorized | COMMENTS: