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Mark C. Miller
Mark Miller has sold movie projects to Warner Brothers, been a writer/producer on numerous TV sit-com staffs, a humor columnist for the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, a current humor blogger for The Huffington Post, and is a part of the Los Angeles storytelling community. For five years, he wrote The Onion-style fake news stories for Weekly World News. He has also performed stand-up comedy in nightclubs and on TV. His first book, a collection of his humor essays on dating and romance, is scheduled to be published by Skyhorse Publishing on February 3rd of 2015. Its title: 500 Dates: Dispatches From the Front Lines of the Online Dating Wars. But Mark says he'd trade all his success away in a minute for immortality, inner peace and limitless wealth.

Entries by Mark C. Miller

Interview with Thought Leader Michael Levine

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2015 | 1:39 PM

Interview with Thought Leader Michael Levine

By Mark Miller

(Painting: courtesy of Michael Levine)

Michael Levine has been called by U.S.A Today, "One of Hollywood's brightest and most respected executives." Levine founded LCO (Levine Communications Office) in 1983...

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Exclusive Interview with Taylor Reaume, Marketing Coach and Small Business Website Promotion Expert

(20) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 2:03 AM

Photo: Taylor Reaume
Courtesy of: Taylor Reaume

In this, my latest installment of interviews with outstanding marketing professionals, I visit with Taylor Reaume, marketing coach and owner of the Santa Barbara, California-based marketing agency Search Engine Pros,...

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10 Reasons Charles Manson Found True Love Before I Did

(4) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 11:38 PM

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

I was disturbed to find out that Charles Manson is engaged to be married. And I was disturbed not because Manson is still in prison. Or that he's a convicted serial killer. Or that he has a swastika carved...

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Why Sharon Stone Should Consider Dating Me

(2) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 1:29 PM

2014-07-15-492953595.jpg My next date? (Photo: Getty Images)

There were many notable events in the news this past week. Thousands fled Gaza as Israel ramped up its offensive. Diplomats spoke about extending the U.S.-Iran nuclear talks deadline. It was reported that over 50,000 unaccompanied children...

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Homeless Mother Receives Incredible Help From Strangers

(40) Comments | Posted December 26, 2013 | 8:26 AM

Crystabel overwhelmed by amazing holiday surprise (above). Photo: Mark C. Miller Courtesy of: Mark C. Miller

Say you arrive one day for an important job interview, but find there's no job, no interviewer and no office. Instead, as soon as you open the door, you find festive balloons...

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No One Tells Us We Can't Have the Dessert From Hell!

(1) Comments | Posted July 23, 2013 | 8:32 AM

In our society's current emphasis on health and nutrition, it's pretty much become expected that recipes offered in books, magazines, newspapers, online, on TV and radio, and in cooking classes be both tasty and healthy. Healthfulness in particular has taken center stage due to frequent media reports of the nation's...

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Want to Hear a Good Story?

(1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 5:53 PM

Lauri Fraser, creator and co-host of I Love a Good Story
Photo: Lauri Fraser
Courtesy of: Lauri Fraser

Surrender, Los Angeles! The storytelling/spoken word movement has invaded and taken over the city, much as stand-up comedy clubs proliferated during the...

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A Sexy New Novel About a Woman of a Certain Age

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 5:42 PM

Photo: ©Arlene Schindler

A notorious study conducted in the mid 1980s determined that a woman over the age of 40 has a better chance of being killed by a terrorist than getting married. Though that study was later found to be...

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An Open Letter to Art Garfunkel From His Ex-Girlfriend, Cecilia

(4) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 6:31 PM

Did Simon turn Garfunkel against Cecilia?
Photo: Getty Images/Frazer Harrison
Courtesy of: Frazer Harrison

Note: My friend Cecilia asked me to post this on her behalf.

Dear Arthur,

I always called you Arthur. Remember? We dated for 11 wonderful months (at least I thought...

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I've Had 750 Coffee Dates -- Kill Me Now

(44) Comments | Posted February 1, 2013 | 10:30 AM

Smiling on the outside; hoping for a quick death on the inside.
Photo: Getty Images/Cultura/Frank and Helena
Courtesy of: Cultura/Frank and Helena

Dear readers, I come to you with a confession and a request. My confession: I have experienced approximately 750...

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A Letter to My Future Soul Mate

(4) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 5:24 PM

Photo: Getty Images/Phil Ashley
Courtesy of: Phil Ashley

Dear Future Soul Mate,

Forgive me for not using your actual name. You see, we haven't met yet. Tell you what -- how 'bout I just refer to you as Julie? I've always liked that...

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Being Denied Sex Until We've Established That 'Foundation of Friendship'

(9) Comments | Posted November 21, 2012 | 3:01 PM

"Not 'til we've established a foundation of friendship!"
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Courtesy of: David Ryle

It would not be much fun for God to watch American Idol or The Voice every week. What with Him being all-knowing, the surprise factor would...

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Exposed: Concert Audience Abuse!

(2) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 5:27 PM

Pretending to enjoy forced crowd participation.
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Courtesy of: Daly and Newton

War, hunger, and disease are all terrible, tragic occurrences that should rightfully get us upset and motivate all caring people to do what they can to bring...

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'Ripe' -- A Juicy One Woman Show by Wendy Hammers

(4) Comments | Posted October 24, 2012 | 10:20 AM


The life-affirming, "juicy," Wendy Hammers
Photo: Wendy Hammers' website/Wendy Hammers
Courtesy of: Wendy Hammers

Wendy Hammers dances throughout her impressive, brave, honest, touching, funny, intimately revealing one-woman show about the most recent 10 years of her life, from age 40-50. In fact,...

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Need a Philosophy of Life? This Could Be Your Lucky Day

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2012 | 5:43 PM

Thinking about a philosophy of life -- or Scarlett Johansson's panties
Photo: Getty Images/Harald Sund
Courtesy of: Harald Sund

The other day, someone asked me if I had a philosophy of life. I pondered this very seriously for several moments before answering,...

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Religion

(1) Comments | Posted September 6, 2012 | 12:03 PM

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Courtesy of: Dimitri Vervitsiotis

What is it that distinguishes man from all other creatures on earth? Okay, yes, he is the only being who markets both chia pets and the Hooked On Phonics program. He is the...

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Top 5 Secrets U.S. Government Doesn't Want You to Know

(4) Comments | Posted August 22, 2012 | 3:06 PM

Future U.S. President being created.
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Courtesy of: Colin Anderson

Washington, D.C. -- Courtesy of a highly classified internal document provided by a White House insider who understandably prefers to remain anonymous -- here are the top five secrets...

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Discussing Funny: The Book: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comedy

(3) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 7:13 PM

Photo: Book's website/David Misch
Courtesy of: David Misch

Imagine a world in which you could pick up a 174-page paperback book that would contain everything you always wanted to know about comedy, written by an Emmy Award nominee who'd been a stand-up...

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Expert Recommends: If At First You Don't Succeed -- Quit!

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2012 | 2:40 PM

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Courtesy of: Seth Joel

HINDMAN, Ky. -- Growing up, Victor Breitling would sometimes fail at things and his mother would tell him, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." And he would make every effort to...

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Possessed Pepper Shaker Terrorizes Family

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2012 | 4:17 PM

Even the salt shaker bows down before it.
Photo: Getty Images/John Foxx
Courtesy of: John Foxx

FLATWOODS, W. Va. -- It has long been known that people with high blood pressure should avoid salt. But one family that does not have those...

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