Category Archives: Cross-Talk Television Talk Show

Remembering the Process of Editing Film

The process of editing film, was one of my favorite aspects of producing and hosting the television talk show, Cross-Talk. Remembering the Process of Editing Film By Richard Mabey Jr. For five years of my life, with the help of … Continue reading

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My Tribute to Reverend Melvin Travis

Working with Reverend Melvin Travis was a great honor for me. My Tribute to Reverend Melvin Travis By Richard Mabey Jr. From 1993 to 1997, I worked with Reverend Melvin Travis on a television talk show, called “Cross-Talk.” The show … Continue reading

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The Humble Life

My desk from where I write my blog and work on my novel. The Humble Life By Richard Mabey Jr. These days I live a humble life, living in a gated community in Central Florida. I work the early afternoon … Continue reading

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To Answer The Question: Why?

My old girlfriend, Penny, had a great fondness to wear her dad’s old army shirt. From the first time I saw her, I was totally smitten with her. This essay is an attempt to answer one of my most commonly … Continue reading

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Farewell Jimmy Olsen

Mr. Howard B. was a giant among New Jersey newspaper editors. I had worked for Mr. B. on one of the newspapers that he served as Editor-in-Chief. That was several years before he appeared as a guest on the Cross-Talk … Continue reading

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