Robert Greenberg

Historian, Composer, Pianist, Speaker, Author

Archive for Larry King Now

One more from OraTV

I swear, I promise, I guarantee (as best as I can guarantee anything): after today, there will be no more gratuitous references to my trip to SoCal yesterday, where I appeared on talk shows already named. Having said all of that, I would offer up one more photo that my wife found on her iPhone today. While I was doing my interview with Larry King, she (my wife Nanci) was cooling her well-clad heels in the so-called “Green Room”, the waiting room one finds in every concert hall, opera house and TV studio across our planet. Among those in the Green Room was Larry King’s next guest, an actor/comedian named Simon Helberg who is best know for playing a character named Howard Wolowitz on the sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”. He and I chatted for a while before I went on; it turns out that he’s a serious jazz pianist and thus we had something of substance to talk about. Anyway, my wife took a bunch of pictures of the monitor in the Green Room, most of which feature young Mr. Helberg who, according to my wife, seriously enjoyed my interview. Since I have learned (the hard way) NEVER to […]

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A Day with OraTV

Monday was a fantastic day. I would beg your indulgence as I describe it. I will be forgiven upfront for namedropping as yesterday was about meeting some very special people. First things first. My wife Nanci was my boon companion from moment one. Nanci’s presence was a wise choice for any number of reasons, aside from the simple joy having my life-mate on my arm. Number one: I needed a built-in cheering squad. Number two: I needed a personal photographer who would document the events of the day. Number three: if I HADN’T asked Nanci to join me I would likely never heard the end of it, so . . . join me she did. We took a 7:55 flight out of Oakland (Oaktown) California, which put us in Burbank at 9 AM. We were picked up by Danielle, who was our driver-tour-guide-confidante-escort for the day. From the airport it was a hop-skip-and-jump to the Ora TV studios in Glendale. Once we arrived, I was “made up” and – when the time came – I sat down with Larry King and did my interview. A word, please. I have been interviewed many times: by the New York Times; by The […]

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