Author Archives | Mark Pontoni

Smashing Cheesecake Dreams; A Dark Soul Speaks

In 2020, it can be tough being an old white guy.  Fair or not, most people have had enough of us.  Even if you’re an old white guy that has tried mostly to be aware of my privilege before that word was even a thing.  Even if you’re an old white guy who has stood […]

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Happy What?

by Mark Pontoni   May 26, 2020 I spent a chunk of my childhood living in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood outside Cleveland, Ohio.  I went to the local Catholic school, and so despite being a decided minority in my neighborhood, I had very little interaction with the Jewish kids who lived around me. It won’t surprise […]

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