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Six Questions for Kreskin

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Now in his sixth decade as an entertainer, the Amazing Kreskin awaits the March release of a major motion picture based on his career as a mentalist and hypnotist. The Great Buck Howard stars John Malkovich as the Kreskin-like character, along with Tom Hanks and his son Colin....
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Love With The Proper Type

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
When it came to love, Helen Fisher figured she had done it all. She had explored the evolution of human pair-bonding; discovered a universal four-year itch that often led to divorce; and theorized that lust, romantic love, and attachment are each separate drives....
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Jersey’s Ring Fling

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Actor Mickey Rourke may be getting most of the accolades for his performance in The Wrestler, but New Jersey plays an important supporting role in the film....
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Power Issue: Ted and Nina Wells

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Ted, partner and co-chair of the litigation department for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, had one like it in the hotel room he used as an office while defending Citigroup against a $1.92 billion lawsuit from Parmalat—a five-month trial....
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Power Issue: Loretta Weinberg

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/06/2015
At the age of 73, Loretta Weinberg may look like a kindly grandmother, but don’t underestimate her. She is a grandma, but this Democrat from Teaneck still bares her teeth....
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Power Issue: Shirley Tilghman

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Nassau Hall has housed its share of independent thinkers. For a few tumultuous months in 1783, Princeton University’s oldest building was home to the entire U.S. government, and the Continental Congress once convened in its second-floor library....
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Power Issue: Clement Price & Sue Sweeney Price

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
When Clement Price, a historian and distinguished professor at Rutgers University’s Newark campus, was quoted in an Esquire story about Newark Mayor Cory Booker last year, writer Scott Raab introduced the charismatic 63-year-old as “what passeth for God in this city, in terms of his omniscience.”...
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Power Issue: Will and Jack Morey

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Jack Morey can hardly stop enthusing about the new sign at the Boardwalk terminus of Rio Grande Avenue. In 1950s-stylized letters, two-stories high, it reads, “Wildwoods” and in its foreground are a dozen brightly colored beachballs....
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Power Issue: Woody Johnson

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
With a new stadium at the Meadowlands inching closer to completion, a state-of-the-art training facility in Florham Park recently finished, and a pivotal game with conference rival New England looming the next day, Robert Wood Johnson IV, owner of the New York Jets, was talking insouciantly about trees....
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Power Issue: Reginald T. Jackson

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
“This is your time,” the Reverend Reginald T. Jackson told 150 congregants at Orange’s St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church on a sunny Sunday in late October—a message that resonated with those filling the pews just nine days before the country would elect Barack Obama as its first black president....
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Power Issue: Bill Baroni

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
How do you become a star in the state’s Republican Party—spearheading John McCain’s presidential campaign here, serving two terms in the Assembly and one in the state Senate, and landing a seat on the powerful Judiciary Committee—by the time you’re 36?...
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Power Issue: R-W

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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Power Issue: I-P

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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Power Issue: D-H

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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Power Issue: A-C

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
From the arts to politics, these are the 101 most influential people in the Garden State. ...
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Found Money

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Susan Goodman Jackson smelled a scam. “Are you kidding me?” she asked when I told her the music industry had a royalty check for her....
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All The Eyeballs

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
On Super Bowl Sunday, 100 million Americans will watch the NFL and Madison Avenue play for all the marbles. In his new book, Allen St. John explains why. ...
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Mongolia A-Go-Go

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
The starting point is London, England. The destination is Ulan Bator, Mongolia. The goal is to raise money for charity and go on the adventure of a lifetime....
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Help From the Home Front

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Christine Truhe’s son, Michael Aros-Truhe, a specialist in the Army, shipped out to Iraq in 2004. The Summit woman recognized right away she was going to need support....
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Naturi’s a Natural

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/12/2015
Naturi Naughton’s first impulse when she snared the role of Lil’ Kim in the upcoming biopic Notorious was to get in touch with the rapper and paramour of the slain hip-hop star Notorious B.I.G., the film’s title character. Lil’ Kim wanted none of it....
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