iOS app Android app

Rob Taub
GET UPDATES FROM Rob Taub
 
Rob Taub has enjoyed an eclectic career in film, television, radio and journalism. His work in television has encompassed everything from scripted comedies to producing World Wrestling Entertainment. As a journalist Rob has written more than 150 articles for top tier outlets including People Magazine, Foxnews.com and The Huffington Post. Rob's distinctive voice can be heard in several of the Coen Brothers most memorable movies including Miller's Crossing and Barton Fink. Rob has made more than 100 appearances as a political pundit/humorist on Fox News where he shares his unique perspective on the world with viewers. He also plays the role of Russell Carlton on The Onion News Network and is a regular contributor to numerous Sirius XM radio shows where he offers his opinions on politics, sports and popular culture. Rob hosted Tech Hub, a weekly radio show on WOR-AM and is a frequent speaker/commentator on type 2 diabetes. Rob is a graduate of Ithaca College. He is a licensed real estate agent at Stribling & Associates.
Learn more about Rob at www.robtaub.com twitter @robmtaub

Entries by Rob Taub

Real Estate Technology for the Rich, Famous and Me

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 11:45 AM

2014-10-23-TopBrewerGallery_0009_IMG_6771.jpg
(Top Brewer makes coffee with your handheld device)

Rupert Murdoch recently spent over $57 million dollars on a four-floor penthouse located on Manhattan's East 23rd street for a virtually raw space that will be retrofitted with every state-of-the-art accouterment imaginable. Leonardo DiCaprio's New...

Read Post

The Bland Old Party

(2) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 12:37 PM

2014-10-30-gop_logo.jpg

The GOP (Grand Old Party) is no longer grand but it's most certainly old. During an age of social and technological upheaval Republicans remain mired in an old world way of thinking that -- despite president Obama's many shortcomings -- will be...

Read Post

Tailored Football Fans

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 4:44 PM

2014-10-20-TimBrando.jpg Tim (not Marlon) Brando speaks beautifully

All of my football friends were out of town this weekend, and I can't stand to watch a game alone, so I decided to invite my tailors -- Wang, Patel and Rabinowitz -- over to watch...

Read Post

Due Diligence on Diabetes

(1) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 3:19 PM

2014-10-09-candy.jpg

Most Americans possess amazing amounts of idiosyncratic knowledge. Sports. Poker. Cars. Music. People belong to book clubs, fantasy sports leagues and devoutly watch cable networks devoted solely to food. I have friends who can throw out stock market quotes or lines from classic...

Read Post

The Pope and the President

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2014 | 2:22 PM

2014-10-02-PopePrez22.jpg
Pope Francis and Albanian President Bujar Nishani

The news media is always rife with stories about foreign countries or organizations exporting hate and animosity to the United States, but we hear very little regarding those who promote peace and religious harmony, such as...

Read Post

Strong Land

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 6:54 PM

2014-09-18-STRONGDARKNESShires.jpg

"Writing a great thriller is like assembling a puzzle," explained author Jon Land recently when he called me from his home in Rhode Island. "When the reader first starts a book they should understand something about the pieces but not where they all...

Read Post

The Nantucket Project Offers More Than Red Pants

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 3:55 PM

2014-09-28-KerryGibbs.jpg John Kerry and Nancy Gibbs
(photo: Meghan Brosnan)


Sometime around noon on Friday, I squeezed into a packed Jet Blue flight from JFK with 99 other passengers, most of whom were attending The Nantucket Project (TNP). TNP bills itself as the...

Read Post

Madison Madness

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 1:54 PM

2014-09-20-FullSizeRender.jpg
My two new friends pre-game

Nowadays finding a cabdriver in New York City who understands how to time the lights on Lexington Avenue seems totally impossible, but Emilio, my taxi driver in Madison, Wisconsin this past weekend is a semi-retired aerospace engineer who...

Read Post

Back to School

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 2:05 PM

2014-09-16-Tom_Kate.jpg
The Nantucket Project 2013

I have attended and written about many conferences, and whatever the subject, they all seem to follow the same format -- speeches by famous coaches, former presidents and great athletes, all who have been paid enormous amounts of money...

Read Post

Still Crazy After All These Years

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 4:52 PM

2014-09-10-YCTIWY0320Group.JPG

James Earl Jones leads an impressive ensemble in You Can't Take It With You
Photo: Joan Marcus

My grandmother had an expression she always used after a large family gathering: "No one was arrested or sent to the hospital, so I consider...

Read Post

Book Review: Personal by Lee Child

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 3:09 PM

2014-08-28-coverart1.jpg

Jack Reacher is on his way to Seattle on a bus when he happens upon a copy of the Army Times, a military publication. In the middle of dozens of ads is a message for Reacher, who gets off the bus, finds...

Read Post

The Other Ex-Men

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 5:11 PM

2014-08-18-hotellancaster.jpg (Hotel Lancaster)

Stories about post divorce relationships with former spouses most often deal with acrimony and seldom address anything positive. My circumstances are slightly unusual as my ex-wife and I have always behaved cordially to one another and this has slowly evolved...

Read Post

Sports 'Shark Tank' for Kids

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 3:16 PM

2014-08-07-Hawks1.jpg
Four Hawks prepare to jump in the Shark Tank

A few months ago I saw Kareem Abdul Jabbar interviewed and he spoke with great pride about being a scholar-athlete in his youth. Sadly, today scholar and athlete are not used enough in the...

Read Post

Innovate Never Imitate

(2) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 2:46 PM

2014-07-13-LeeChildandFan.jpg Lee Child and Fan

The International Thriller Writers motto is "Innovate Never Imitate," and part of the organization's mission statement "is to provide a way for successful, bestselling authors to help debut and midlist authors advance their careers." They did so...

Read Post

Phil Jackson Is Mellow About Melo

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 5:10 PM

I have a friend who doesn't follow sports and recently asked me why I'm "so obsessed with this Mee-low guy." He was referring to Carmelo Anthony, aka Melo, who I seem to talk about more than my children or our dog. Despite my blog and Twitter attacks on...

Read Post

Sacrifices of the 1%

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 2:18 AM

Akin to the suffering of middle class and poor families in these difficult economic times, the one percent are struggling as well behind their gilded walls and mother-of-pearl-lined pools. We have documented several of these cases for the public record from an elaborate hidden network of trusted personal assistants, computer...

Read Post

Meet the Mets Fans

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 3:13 AM

Other than Marine One, the No. 7 subway line is the fastest way to a game at CitiField and it's also a great place to interact with other Mets fans. On the ride out to Saturday's game, I sat next to a talkative guy with a diamond stud in each...

Read Post

Triple Crown Trash Talk

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2014 | 4:16 PM

Like so many others, I've been inspired by the story of California Chrome. So much in fact, that despite not being a fan of horse racing, I decided to make the pilgrimage to Belmont Park at the urging of my friend, John, who sits in an area at the track...

Read Post

Why Sports?

(1) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 3:52 PM

I recently made what I thought would be a harmless comment on Rachel Maddow's Twitter timeline about government agencies being wasteful and ineffectively managed. The responses were immediate, angry and extremely personal. My favorite was this one (the nicest) from a retired teacher: "YOU PUTZ!!!!!"

Engaging others politically has...

Read Post

Why Hillary Will Win

(3) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 5:19 PM

The majority of Americans currently disapprove of president Obama and will surely be seeking a strong alternative at the next election, yet Republicans have mistakenly assumed the next president will be a member of their party, no matter who they decide to trot out.

This was evidenced at the...

Read Post