The “Ask Your Doctor” Blog

November 14, 2012
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The “Ask Your Doctor” Blog

In this Q&A With Dr. Garb, he helps us all feel better by answering questions that many of us have overlooked when we have been under the weather. If you have any more questions for Dr. Garb, ask them in the comment section of the blog so that you can be advised by an...

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The Big WE

October 30, 2012
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Winston Churchill quotes seem to be flying around these days – I was at an event just the other day when two different speakers quoted him – so I thought I’d share my fave WC quote with you: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we...

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Ah, Vacation!

October 18, 2012
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Ah, Vacation!

It always seems to be too far off and then suddenly it’s time. Stress rises in anticipation; the preparations begin.  You make all the arrangements to care for your house, your pets, your mail.  All the while your thoughts are pushing you toward your upcoming time off.   The pace can rise to a frenzy...

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Safety First at MPTF

September 28, 2012
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Safety First at MPTF

Why is it that sometimes it takes a real crisis to make us see our world a little more clearly?  That’s a pretty general question, I know, but here’s what prompted me to ask it. Last November, long-time industry member Phil Isaacs (one of the truly great guys in the film distribution business), an...

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Recurrent Googleitis

September 19, 2012
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I sat on my stool, sympathetically listening to her as she fought back a stream of tears. “Doctor, I have Shy Drager Syndrome, just like my uncle did.”  Shy Drager syndrome.  A rare, multisystem neurologic disorder,  which in thirty years, I’ve never diagnosed.  Before I was willing to accept her impressive diagnostic feat as...

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Celebrating One of Our Own

September 7, 2012
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Two nights ago, exercising great wisdom and insight, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to honor Jeffrey Katzenberg with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. At MPTF, where Jeffrey is Chairman of the MPTF Foundation, we are absolutely delighted for him and I want to share some...

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