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So far Marc Curtis has created 25 blog entries.

February 2017

Subway Vigilante Bernie Goetz Encounter in New York City

In the "Odd Adventures in Life" department... Subway Vigilante Bernie Goetz Many of you will remember the "Subway Vigilante Bernie Goetz" case in NYC back in '84. Bernard Goetz had just been released on bail after shooting several attackers on the subway. I had a meeting with my NY partners at Broadcast News Service. [...]

Billionaire Boys Club Untold Story of Ron Levin

BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB – SIDEBAR The untold story of Ron Levin, allegedly murdered by Joe Hunt’s notorious scam investment group. by Marc Curtis ©2017 MarcCurtis.com all rights reserved Do a “Google” for Billionaire Boys Club and you’ll get nearly 1 million results.  The story gained worldwide attention when ‘Joe Hunt, 27 years old, was [...]

August 2016

Joshua Tree National Park California Desert

Joshua Tree National Park Desert Flower Cactus Century Plant Joshua Tree National Park is immense, nearly 800,000 acres, and infinitely variable. It can seem unwelcoming, even brutal during the heat of summer when, in fact, it is delicate and extremely fragile. This is a land [...]

Changsha Hunan Province China Hometown of Mao Zedong

Changsha Hunan Province China Junk Boats Morning Exercise Very Spicy Hunan Food Changsha Hunan Province is known as the hometown of Mao Zedong, although his birthplace is actually 100km away in Shaoshan Village. Changsha. As the capital of Hunan Province in south central China, Changsha is [...]

Flaming Mountains – Silk Road – Xinjiang China

Flaming Mountains - Xinjiang China A journey along the historic Silk Road in the Xinjiang Uigher (Uygher) Autonomous Region of China evokes images of an area that seems to have stayed the same for centuries. It is full of remarkable sights that grab the attention [...]

July 2016

United Vintners San Francisco

United Vintners of San Francisco Inglenook Vintages Italian Swiss Colony Heublein Cocktails Why write about a troubled, defunct company?  The history of wine in the USA is part of the history of me, Marc Curtis.  United Vintners of San Francisco has its roots in [...]

Cebu Philippine Islands

Cebu Philippine Islands Philippine Jitney Philippine Jitney Philippine Jitney Cebu (Cebuano: Sugbo) is a province in the Philippines, consisting of Cebu Island and 167 surrounding islands. It is located to the east of Negros, to the west of Leyte and Bohol islands. Cebu is a [...]

Xiamen Fujian China

Xiamen Fujian China Xiamen Food Street Gulangyu Temple Temple Roof The history of Xiamen Fujian China dates back to the ancient times. It was part of Tong'an County, which was established in the 3rd year of Emperor Taikang's reign in the Jin Dynasty (282 A.D.). The [...]

Hanoi Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam Hoàn Kiếm Lake Bridge Hanoi, Vietnam Alley Hanoi Vietnam’s capital lies in the North of the country and is one of the country’s top tourist hot spots. It offers French-colonial architecture, a rich food culture and a long history (the city [...]

PBS Documentary Films

PBS Documentary Films Robert Drew LA Champions Shootout on Imperial Hwy In 1984 I received a call from documentary producer, Robert Drew.  I shot several award winning PBS Documentary Films for the Frontline series with him, including: || Warnings From Gangland (1984-85) A Los Angeles [...]