Tracey Jackson

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. –George Washington

Jul 3 2015 | No Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

David Steinberg on Gratitude and Trust – The Podcast

David Steinberg has been a constant presence in the entertainment world for decades. In the late sixties and seventies he was one of America’s best-known comics. He was a regular guest and guest host on The Tonight Show.  He has directed some of our most iconic TV sitcoms – Seinfeld, Friends, Curb Your Enthusiasm, among many others. David now… Read More

Jun 30 2015 | No Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

THE DAILY SHOW’S AASIF MANDVI

THE DAILY SHOW’S AASIF MANDVI

Today on Gratitude and Trust the podcast we welcome The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi. We talk about growing up as a minority and how that affected Aasif’s sense of self and his comedy.  How being an actor changed things for him and how his role on The Daily Show got him more in… Read More

Jun 22 2015 | No Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

SICK IN THE HEAD

SICK IN THE HEAD

Today on the Gratitude and Trust Podcast, Paul Williams and I talk to director, writer, comedian and now author Judd Apatow about his new book SICK IN THE HEAD. We talk to him about a lot of other stuff too.   LISTEN HERE

Jun 15 2015 | No Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK

The big highlight of the week was the launch of our new Gratitude and Trust podcast at PODCASTONE.  We had a great response with our first guest The Nerdist Chris Hardwick.  We thank everyone who made it happen. And we are excited for next week’s interview with director, writer, comedian Judd Apatow… Read More

Jun 11 2015 | No Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

EVERY NOW AND THEN

EVERY NOW AND THEN

There have been four, maybe five times in my life when in the beginning of a new project or job I had an overwhelming feeling that this thing, this new adventure or endeavor was exactly what I wanted to do at exactly that moment in time. It happened when I was nine… Read More

Jun 7 2015 | 4 Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY’S BITCH

EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY’S BITCH

It is that time of year – commencement addresses abound. Thousands of enthusiastic, nervous, young people are being let out of their cages of education and loose into the world. They are often over educated in in one way, yet totally underexposed in another. Glenn and I went up to Bennington last… Read More

May 25 2015 | 6 Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

DONALD DOES BERGDORF’S

DONALD DOES BERGDORF’S

Fashion illustrator, designer, artist and Instagram star Donald Robertson is everywhere these days. Armed with his signature rolls of day- glo duck tape and his fist full of fat sharpies he seems to be almost Banksying the fashion industry. His decorative, humorous, quickly, slickly done fashion images can be found on purses,… Read More

May 14 2015 | 2 Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

WHEN BEST DRESSED MEANT  DRESSED

WHEN BEST DRESSED MEANT DRESSED

Maybe I’m getting old. But I don’t think so. Perhaps I just remember another time. A time when women who were considered fashion and style icons were actually women of taste and style and knew what fashion was all about. They went to fashion shows because they loved and could afford couture,… Read More

May 6 2015 | 9 Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS

EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. ― John Bunyan The horrendous tragedy that has befallen Tibet has left the country a shambles. People are homeless, without food and water and many have lost their families and friends. There are no more loving,… Read More

Apr 27 2015 | No Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

BOOKISH SUNDAY

BOOKISH SUNDAY

Today was a Sunday full of books. As he was leaving to go to a business meeting this morning Glenn informed me that Marie Kondo, the author of my organizational  bible The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up was reading at the Barnes and Noble on the Upper West Side.  Everyone in the family had… Read More

Apr 26 2015 | 1 Comment | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

I ♥ ZOODLES

I ♥ ZOODLES

  Every now and then, if you are lucky, something comes along that changes your life. Sometimes it appears as love, an unexpected career opportunity, a spiritual wake up call, or perhaps it can arrive in the form of a culinary discovery. I have had some spectacular life changing events. I have… Read More

Apr 16 2015 | 4 Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

WHEN DID SATIRE BECOME BULLYING?

WHEN DID SATIRE BECOME BULLYING?

  I want to start this piece by saying how deeply sorry I am by the suicide of Dr. Frederic Brandt this week. I did not know Fred Brandt well. Though I have been in his company on social occasions. He was a very close friends with a friend of mine. Many… Read More

Apr 7 2015 | 5 Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

HAPPY HOLY WEEKEND

HAPPY HOLY WEEKEND

Whatever you believe in or celebrate this weekend, I wish you a Happy, Holy, Healthy Holiday. Good Friday Passover Easter Let there be light. Blessings, Tracey

Apr 2 2015 | No Comments | Share Share on Facebook Tweet More...

SNIPPETS FROM LONDON

SNIPPETS FROM LONDON

We spent the last four days of our spring vacation in London.  It seems to get better every year. The sun was out. The city was shining and full of energy.  It’s the one city other than New York I could live in. In fact it is sort of a bucket list… Read More

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