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Entries by Michael Sigman from 08/2012

Mitt-steps Abroad Stir Nixon Nostalgia (Almost)

| Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Mitt's strategy abroad, we're told, stems from a crucial lesson he learned at the knee of his father, George Romney, who ran against Richard Nixon for the Republican presidential nod in 1968.

Romney Hood vs. Obamaloney: A Bare-Knuckled Brawl for the Ages

| Posted 08.09.2012 | Comedy

Time and focus groups will tell whether "Romney Hood" will survive as a reminder of Mitt's outrageous tax plan. In the meantime, my own modest entry in the Romney Hood sweepstakes.

Rock 'N' Roll Pantheon Keeps It Real

| Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment

I needed to find out whether the Rock 'N' Roll Pantheon is "for real," whatever that phrase has come to mean.

Elvis 40 Years Ago: In the Press-ence of The King

| Posted 08.18.2012 | Fifty

As a cub reporter for the trade magazine Record World, I got to cover one of the most thrilling music-related events of that spring -- Elvis's press conference at Madison Square Garden on June 9th, just before his first-ever New York performances.