How Life Flashed Before My Eyes in Front of the TV

For many, the 1950s is considered television’s “Golden Age.” But as far as I’m concerned, that era expanded in the 1960s and 1970s, during which time I was born and raised in my hometown of Rochester, New York.

As…


What the Heck is Really Going On?!

For some, making money comes easy.

For others, not so much.

For some, religion and spirituality tops material wealth.

For others, not so much.

For some, it is believed that God or the “Universe” wants each of us on Earth to be rich.


One Man’s Journey To Appreciation

I grew up during the 1960s and 1970s in the inner-city of Rochester, New York in a big Italian-American Catholic family. Both of my parents each had ten brothers and sisters and, as a result, every day was a party.

Sort of.

My father never…


…the Sky’s the Limit

You can’t wait for people to give you one single opportunity; you have to make your own opportunities (in plural).

In other words, you have to blaze your own trail, without limitation, because the sky’s the limit.

That’s right.

Your potential to succeed with everything in…


A Television Retro-Spective

In 1965, NBC commission the first Star Trek TV pilot episode, titled, “The Cage,” starring Jeffrey Hunter, who played Jesus in King of Kings, as Captain Pike, and Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock. But it’s deemed too cerebral and doesn’t sell.

A second pilot is ordered, called…


Class.

That’s the first word that came to mind as I walked through the seemingly endless cinescopic-like halls of the brand-new beautiful Academy Museum of Motion Pictures located at 6067 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Enveloped by and amidst the all-surrounding wonder and visual and sound-effects of big-screen classics like…


Of healthy and unhealthy choices

I’ve been intermittent fasting since I was a kid…before it was called intermittent fasting and became the hip and healthy thing to do. I just would always eat when I was hungry, and not when it was “time” to eat…for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

I…

Herbie J Pilato

Herbie J Pilato writes about pop-culture, stays positive, and hosts THEN AGAIN WITH HERBIE J PILATO, a TV talk show on Amazon Prime and Amazon Prime UK.

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