Robert Otten Has Passed. Who Carries the Torch for Junius Kellogg?

I Never Expected to Carry The Torch for Junius Kellogg Robert Peter Otten, September 4, 1933 – August 30, 2019 Yes, I have noted that the torch has been given to me whether I wanted it or not. I am a 5’9″ old man, Jewish and from Long Island. When I was young, I was […]

What’s in a Cartoon?

Dan Capozzi, the cartoonist who drew Junius Kellogg’s likeness, was the former editorial cartoonist for North County News in Yorktown, New York. He died on April 7, 2017 at 86. He had a career in advertising before working at the North County News. His cartoons were honored by the New York Press Association. We tend […]

Junius Kellogg Always Surprises Me

At this point in the development of my book, “The Man Who Saved Basketball,” I am in that uncomfortable period between the time my literary agent has submitted the proposal to several editors and when she has gotten feedback. It is a painstakingly glacial process. No sense in bothering her. Having once been in sales […]