November 20, 2019 Los Angeles, California Time for a little levity. Levity No. 1 First, as some readers may know, the great American folk singer/songwriter, Woody Guthrie was (like many other celebrities of his day) whispered to be, “a suspect in the Black Dahlia Murder.” The “Guthrie investigation” lasted about ten minutes. Just about as…

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November 9, 2019 Los Angeles, California Roland Andrew Giolli  PhD 1934-2019 Professor Roland Giolli at his microscope (Photo courtesy of and taken by his son, Mark) This morning I received an email notification from Mark Giolli, the son of Professor Roland Giolli, informing me that his father passed away some five months ago. Sad news.…

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