Real Music & Real Estate . . .

Yiddishe Cup’s bandleader, Bert Stratton, is Klezmer Guy.
 

He knows about the band biz and – check this out – the real estate biz too. So maybe he’s really Klezmer Landlord.
 

You may not care about the real estate biz. Hey, you may not care about the band biz.  (See you.)
 

This is a blog with a gamy twist. It features tenants with snakes and skunks, and musicians with smoked fish in their pockets.
 

Stratton is an occasional contributor to the New York Times, the Times of Israel, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and City Journal. He won two Hopwood Awards.


 
 

I’M COLD

I don’t help with the shopping, cooking, or bill-paying. I never cut the grass or wash the dishes. Self-medication — mostly alcohol — works best.

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Brain Freeze

I had a miserable childhood. That’s part of it. And I botch up my adulthood daily. For instance, I screamed at my wife today for moving the rinse glass in the bathroom. Where is it? I have to stop blaming her — and others — for everything.

Bottom line, I have wronged a lot of people. Maybe I should disappear. Where to? Hawaii? Canada? I’m thinking Canada. I’m cold.

This is a fake profile — the part about the booze.

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8 comments

1 Ted { 02.17.16 at 11:38 am }

I feel I didn’t get my money’s worth with this profile.

2 Bert Stratton { 02.17.16 at 12:12 pm }

To Ted:

You mean you didn’t get $0.00’s worth?

3 Ken Goldberg { 02.17.16 at 1:47 pm }

What should one expect when the writer puts 30 seconds into it?

4 marc { 02.17.16 at 2:55 pm }

How about more bad tenant stories? They are always entertaining. Isn’t that what we pay for?

5 Mark Schilling { 02.18.16 at 11:35 am }

A couple more posts and you’ll be down to haiku. After that, what? Reruns? ….?

6 Seth B. Marks { 02.18.16 at 3:00 pm }

Everything about life has already been written?

7 Dave Rowe { 02.22.16 at 8:33 pm }

Down here in Western North Carolina it was 63 degrees today and 71 on Christmas.

8 Ralph Spaugh { 03.12.16 at 11:39 am }

The source 93.7% of one’s problems can be seen in a mirror

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