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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.

First, the Godfather. Then, Wall Street.
Now, The Salad Oil King.

Were you conflicted by Vito Corleone’s utter lack of morality and unequivocal love of family in Mario Puzo’s THE GODFATHER? Were you confused by Gordon Gekko’s voracious appetite for greed and perverted sense of loyalty in Oliver’s Stone’s WALL STREET? Then Fonso Gravenese’s amoral ethical code and romantic spontaneity will make your head... Learn More

DATE: Apr.01.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

High school dropout swindles Wall Street Blue Bloods for $13 billion.

Anthony “Tino” DeAngelis, AKA The Salad Oil King, pleads case. Gets 7 years in jail, with two off for teaching Bible classes. One of America’s greatest pre-internet scam artists has disappeared off the American crime scene until now! Life started simple enough for pudgy little Tino. He rubbed olive oil on his yo-yo-strings... Learn More

DATE: Mar.25.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books, My Life

If it wasn’t for Tino, there might not be a Warren.

Salad Oil King, Tino De Angelis, and zillionaire Warren Buffet, pose in their offices respective offices. Most everybody agrees Warren Buffet is the world’s most intelligent and successful investor. Ironically, the source of Buffet’s initial fortune was compliments of a high-school drop-out, Anthony “Tino” DeAngelis, nicknamed the SALAD OIL KING. As... Learn More

DATE: Mar.18.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books, My Life

God never gives people more challenges than they can handle.

  God gives a humble, ordinary man named Arthur Mercado a bunch of “little” tests: including 51 heart procedures, 32 stents, 36 cancer treatments, a five-bypass, 2 outer-body experiences, and advanced Parkinson's, among others. Arthur passes every test with a smile and a wink, comforted by the belief that God will never give him... Learn More

DATE: Mar.11.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

Welcome to a side of Wall Street you never see in the headlines.

  Sandra Martini thinks she has it all: a storybook marriage, a loving family, a successful career in healthcare, and lots of corporate perks. When husband Victor meets Franklin Ryman, seemingly success Wall Street rainmaker, all that changes abruptly…and not for the better. The morally bankrupt Ryman guarantees Victor no experience is necessary... Learn More

DATE: Mar.04.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

The world’s two most controversial leaders attempt to solve all of the world’s most pressing problems.

  Imagine Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin holding a series of top-secret meetings, absent of cumbersome staff, unqualified translators, superfluous press conferences, and the FBI and KGB. Imagine the men sharing a Papa John’s pepperoni pizza with extra cheese as they negotiate nuclear arms reductions on Putin’s presidential plane, idling on an isolated Alaskan... Learn More

DATE: Feb.25.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

One American photojournalist discovers ordinary Russians and Americans are not very different.

  For as long as I can remember, this kid from Manhattan with absolutely no Russian ancestry was told, "Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." So for whatever reason, I decided to take my photojournalistic skills on an unescorted seven-day trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg, arguably the historical and... Learn More

DATE: Feb.18.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

The Salad Oil King and Project Zebra go international.

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DATE: Feb.18.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

36 True Stories that take you on a personal tour of New York City’s grit, glamour, and citizens

An accomplished storyteller with a New York accent, M.G. Crisci portrays his experiences with people, their struggles, triumphs, loves and jealousies that meandered through his extraordinary life. It is said that you can’t take New York out of a New Yorker. Only in New Yorkisa collection of short stories that are steeped with... Learn More

DATE: Feb.11.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books

A deviously delightful thought for Valentine’s Day.

The critics have spoken. Can you guess which review is which? “Crisci’s deft handling of Martin Ruff, the untrusty narrator of his own story, gives the reader a sneak peek into the mind of someone who owns a reality based on his version of the truth. The book is a fun, twisty, an... Learn More

DATE: Feb.05.2019 | CATEGORY: My Books