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!! EXTRA!! ROCKWELL SONS SUE BM … $1 MILLION IN PUBLIC MONEY TO ‘BIC’ WILL TURN INTO ‘BITCH’ FOR TAXPAYERS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY EXTRA!! Norman Rockwell’s three sons filed suit today (10-20) in Berkshire Superior Court to enjoin the Berkshire Museum’s planned auction of art work. The action comes as the state attorney general’s office moves closer to issuing a halt on the proposed Sotheby’s auction. Things are popping. Stay […]

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PRESIDENT’s EXECUTIVE ORDER SEEKS TO REMEDY OBAMACARE’S FAILURE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY OCT. 18, 2017) – Health care, not the sexiest topic, doesn’t need to be decked out in Victoria’s Secret to be of vital interest to every living American — even some dead ones. First, three general points need to be made: There’s no […]

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CLEARING OUT THE TICKLE FILE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY Tonight at 6:30 p.m. all new episode PLANET VALENTI TELEVISION! (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE MONDAY OCT. 15, 2017) — Time for THE PLANET to begin cleaning out the tickle file with the following items. Each deserves lengthier treatment and may receive it, but for now, let’s bring them out truncated. […]

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TV’s ALL-TIME TOP 10 … OR 12

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION OCT. 13-15, 2017) — Time for THE PLANET to cool down the sizzling drink. Our recent columns detailing the scandal and corruption straightjacketing the city of Pittsfield have stirred up the settlements from the glass bottom, and we have received new […]

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THE MIRACULOUS NEW STREETS, AVENUES, TERRACES, AND LANES OF PITTSFIELD

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY OCT. 10, 2017) — Since we’ve been looking at vehicular and roadway romances  in the city of Pittsfield, how about giving our heroic, do-nothing public officials their own avenues. They name school buildings after the undeserving, so why not streets? Tyer Terrace — This […]

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PFD TO HIRE FIRST WOMAN FIRE FIGHTER … STEINISM RUN AMOK IN THE MUCK: ANOTHER CASE IN POINT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ED. NOTE — Breaking news for the Pittsfield Fire Department. Sources tell us that it will be hiring its first female fire fighter. The newbie currently volunteers in that capacity for the Lenox FD. THE PLANET finds that supremely and deliciously ironic given the tonic of our […]

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