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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, 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 twitter @robmtaub

Entries by Rob Taub

Wowed by Wolf Hall

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 5:56 PM

2015-04-14-1429012595-5254921-WolfHallandBringupth011.jpg (Paul Jesson & Ben Miles)

After seeing Wolf Hall (Parts 1 & 2) I've learned that other than beheadings and the advent of social media, scandals involving the British royal family have not changed much since the 1500's, when King Henry VIII was...

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Why the GOP Is Hillary Clinton's Ally

(23) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 1:49 PM


The Republican Party has been wasting time trolling for non-existent dirt on presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton rather than championing its own candidates. I have heard little about Republican candidates and their ideas and policies, just never-ending rants against Mrs. Clinton, which ultimately is...

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Heidi: Then, Now and Forever

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 12:45 PM

2015-03-23-1427125760-2359235-Heidi0116r12.jpg (Photo by Joan Marcus)
I first saw the original Heidi Chronicles in 1989 when it won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony award for best play. I found it very witty and entertaining, as I do with all of Wendy Wasserstein's work....
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New Year's Resolutions Redux

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2014 | 5:36 PM

Hey -- we're not falling for the same hamster wheel trap again, where yet again another new year rolls around and one's guilty conscience from the long slide across the Thanksgiving table down to the last sip of bubbly forces us into the same New Year's resolutions yet again. Despite...

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Bo Ryan Knows Basketball

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2014 | 3:16 PM

2014-12-04-Kohl.jpg (Kohl Center at UW-Madison)

On Wednesday night at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin, Duke and UW met for perhaps the most anticipated basketball game of the year. Many people -- myself included -- picked Wisconsin to win. But Duke beat them 80-70,...

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Real Estate Technology for the Rich, Famous and Me

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 10:45 AM

(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...

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The Bland Old Party

(2) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 11:37 AM


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...

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Tailored Football Fans

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 3:44 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...

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Due Diligence on Diabetes

(1) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 2:19 PM


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...

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The Pope and the President

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2014 | 1:22 PM

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...

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Strong Land

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2014 | 5:54 PM


"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...

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The Nantucket Project Offers More Than Red Pants

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2014 | 2:55 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...

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Madison Madness

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 12:54 PM

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...

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Back to School

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 1:05 PM

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...

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Still Crazy After All These Years

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 3:52 PM


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...

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Book Review: Personal by Lee Child

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


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...

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The Other Ex-Men

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 4:11 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...

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Sports 'Shark Tank' for Kids

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 2:16 PM

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...

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Innovate Never Imitate

(2) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 1:46 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...

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Phil Jackson Is Mellow About Melo

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 4:10 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...

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