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Ted K. Hechtman


BSR Contributor Since May 28, 2007

Ted K. Hechtman is a poet, playwright and former financial consultant who lives in Westbury, N.Y., which is not and has never been Philadelphia. All in all, he would rather be in Philadelphia. He has written plays, poems and songs. He still does. He has poems posted at www.narrowdalenoon.com and his songs, such as they are, can be found at www.myspace.com/teakayache.

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Roth: To live the life that is, and relive the life that was.

Philip Roth's "Indignation'

What Philip Roth knows about me

Each of Philip Roth’s books, in some way, shape or form, explains me to me. Is Indignation a great book? I don’t know yet. But it has changed me.

Indignation. A novel by Philip Roth. 256 pages; $26.00. Houghton Mifflin. www.amazon.com/Indignation-Philip-Roth/dp/054705484X
Ted K. Hechtman

Ted K. Hechtman

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The Four Tops: Smooth, pleading and full of gravel.

Levi Stubbs and the Four Tops

A piece of my youth died today

Levi Stubbs of the Four Tops had a voice that was smooth and pleading and as full of gravel as a quarry all at the same time. For a white suburban Jewish kid in the ’60s, that meant the world.
Ted K. Hechtman

Ted K. Hechtman

Articles 3 minute read
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Where Don Imus went wrong

The recent downfall of radio shock jock Don Imus was a tragedy of poetic dimensions. BSR contributor and playwright Ted Hechtman rises to the challenge.
Ted K. Hechtman

Ted K. Hechtman

Essays 1 minute read