Childhood Heros

Jul 24th, 2017 Celebrity Encounters Douglas 1 min read

First of all, it’s not true that I got tongue-tied when I met my childhood hero. After all, I ran into Magic Johnson outside a celebrity bash I had been attending… So obviously the stardust does not get in MY eyes. Just so we’re clear. Secondly, I can explain. The real story goes like this. My wife and I had just left a product launch…

Don’t Mess with the Midnight Cowboy

Jul 28th, 2014 Celebrity Encounters, Family & Friends, Work Douglas 1 min read

Remarkably, I never considered the possibility that my day would begin with a lecture from the Midnight Cowboy on proper familial noms de guerre but that’s exactly what happened. Never one to pass up on a free meal, I jumped at the chance to join my employer, Dr. Shell, and actor Jon Voight for breakfast. Their conversation ranged from health care, politics, to Jon’s latest…