The Content on This Site

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Uncategorized

The content on this site is a collection of my published works. You can search from the main menu or by category on the sidebar.  Also, from the top menu under Blogs I link to various blogs I have on different platforms. 

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Religion and Science

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , In Search Of , Insights , Opinion

Recently arriving in Bangalore India for a six-month stay, I’ve enjoyed the daily reading of The Speaking Tree column; prompting me to return to my own thoughts on religion and being.  Coming from a mixed-religion household, my mother was a Protestant, (of English, Scottish, and Cherokee heritage), and my father was a Jew (of an Irish Catholic father, and a Russian Jewish mother), I’m not quite sure if that makes me — religiously speaking — more confused, or less.   The Swami Kryanada previously (Aug 31) talked about science and religion: […]

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The Age Of Glamour

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog

Chapter 4 – I waited for Jimmy Durante in front of the Copacabana nightclub, nervous and excited at the same time. He said he’d get me a job in the chorus line, but still, I was a little skeptical. After all, the club was to open two days from now – November 10 – and here was I, a young girl who had never danced in a chorus line before, let alone one in New York. But I began to imagine it. After all, Jimmy Durante was Jimmy Durante: a […]

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Truth, Fact, or Opinion

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Insights

As air feeds an inferno, so too does innuendo breed a feeding frenzy of speculation. And, as we would gaze upon a fire, we can’t help but be drawn to the sensationalism of good gossip. Facts? Who needs facts when you have a feeding frenzy? The dangerous thing about speculation, however, is that like the fire it too spreads quickly and sometimes out of control. The saga takes on a life of its own and opinions are influenced solely by passion but in the absence of truth. Sometimes it can […]

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Copacabana: The Great American Superclub

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Interviews , Reviews

The Copacabana in New York City was one of the most iconic nightclubs of all time. It was 5:00 AM and Jerry Lewis just walked into Reubens on Madison & 59th St., his arms filled with the early edition of the NY Mirror and his hat turned backward portraying the hapless paperboy. He proceeds to sell them table-by-table. He then returned the papers that were unsold and any money collected to an excited paperboy. On this night, as on most nights, the crowd was a who’s who of the New […]

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Post-Pandemic Business Strategies

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog

Post-pandemic business strategies vary from business to business. Today we’re going to discuss bars and restaurants.

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