Rich Herschlag is the author of a new book, Before the Glory: 20 Baseball Heroes Talk About Growing Up and Turning Hard Times Into Home Runs (HCI, 2007). His other books include Lay Low and Don't Make the Big Mistake (Simon & Schuster, 1997) and Women Are From Manhattan, Men Are From Brooklyn (Black Maverick, 2002).
Also an engineer, he runs a consulting business, Turnkey Structural, that specializes in the rehabilitation of residential and commercial buildings. Also a radio commentator, he can be visited at RichsRant.com.
Save the CEOs
They're just as much in need as children.
10.17.2008 | SOCIETY
No Hockey Mom Left Behind
And John McCain could have gone with Jenna Jameson.
09.15.2008 | POLITICS
Spare the Rod, Spoil the Headline
Like his pal Madonna, A-Rod shape-shifts, but the name remains the same.
07.31.2008 | SOCIETY
Seven Words You Can't Say In Heaven
George Carlin has been bumped for a summer replacement series.
06.30.2008 | CULTURE
No Taxpayer Left Behind
That stimulus check that's on the way? Don't spend it all in one pawn shop.
05.12.2008 | POLITICS
Obama Drama, Part I: Shooting the Messenger
Pennsylvanians never met a trans-fat they didn't like.
04.23.2008 | POLITICS
Man of Steal
Superdelegate: Here he comes to save the way things are.
02.28.2008 | POLITICS
Late Night with Richie
We're a busy nation. In fact, going to sleep has become positively un-American.
01.17.2008 | SOCIETY
Senator Larry Craig wants it both ways -- and it's not the first time.
10.15.2007 | POLITICS
Rotating a hot-dog eating contest's venue (think Darfur, Somalia, Mali, Iraq) can only add cachet to it.
07.27.2007 | SOCIETY
No Driver Left Behind
New York drivers get a bad rap -- or is that rap sheet?
06.20.2007 | SOCIETY
Roger and Me
God isn't making any more land. Apparently, He isn't making any more pitchers either.
05.25.2007 | SPORTS
New York City's Poorest
The force formerly known as its finest.
04.26.2007 | SOCIETY
Hello, Imus Be Going
A do-it-yourself apology kit for the politically correct.
04.17.2007 | SOCIETY
Matter Over Mind
The sixth sense may soon go the way of Pluto.
03.27.2007 | CULTURE
How to Get on the Scooter Libby Jury
Wanted: a few ignorant and indifferent men and women.
01.25.2007 | POLITICS
First responders pause and ponder.
12.28.2006 | SOCIETY
George's World, George's World
You might have missed it, but Republicans are now the "party" party. Schwing!
12.05.2006 | POLITICS
Cut and Fun
"Flat Dads" turn out to be improvement over the 3-D variety.
11.16.2006 | SOCIETY
Mark Foley: Tragic victim of Democrat abuse.
10.18.2006 | POLITICS