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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.

CNN, New York Times, Hollywood Studios, TV Networks, the Senate, and Congress, in COLLUSION!

Russia Bashing Now America's Most Popular Sport! Interesting, outside the limelight, with no political agendas, two men-- one Russian, one American-- tell the largely unknown story of a remarkable 19-year old woman's accomplishments, against all odds, in a male-dominated society.   How did they do that? They decided to trust each other...without reservation. If you care about such matters, the following... Learn More


Part 1. Street-savvy, scam artist bilks the American public for $13 billion. Defense plea, “Sorry, about that.” Judge reduces sentence to 7 years. High school dropout, Tino DeAngelis, explains to Federal officials that he was one of the “good guys” who donated generously to Catholic Charities, Boys Club of America, and other local causes with... Learn More

Men Will Be Men!

For one moment-in-time, a group of Russians and Americans worked and played together in America The mission of the Top-Secret Project Zebra mission was simple. Make 185 of the largest custom warplanes for Russia in Philadelphia. And have an elite group of US Naval pilots train 330 Russian aces and their crews... Learn More

My collaborator, Greg Gagarin, the last living Zebra, greets father time with a smile and a bourbon.

June 1945 (l). My collaborator on Project Zebra, the young American naval officer, Gregory Gagarin, 22, with a fluency in Russian and a family genealogy that gathered respect in da Rodina (Russia). October 2017 (r). A smiling Greg, age 96, and now blind, shares a moment with wife Anne and daughter Katharine. I... Learn More

A hell of a lot can happen, and not happen, in 73 years.

June 1944 (l). American and Russian allies pose for a picture at Wilbur & Wright Memorial in North Carolina during top-secret Project Zebra. October 2017 (r). Project Zebra author, M.G. Crisci (me), poses for a picture at the same Wilbur & Wright Memorial in North Carolina. There once were two countries (America... Learn More

DATE: Jan.08.2018 | CATEGORY: My Books

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: My Books

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: My Books

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: My Life

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: My Books

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: My Books

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