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The Daily Smile Day 5: Columbo

There have been many game changers in the police procedural genre. I remember when NYPD Blue debuted and it was so “edgy,” what with the foul language and nudity that was so racy for network TV. Law and Order and its ripped from the headlines take on plot...

The Daily Smile Day 4: The Love Boat

I have a confession to make, I’ve never been on a cruise. When I lived in Florida, my mother and father took my older brother and sister on a cruise on a ship called The Flavia. Jimmy and I didn’t care because we were afraid of anything that went on the...

The Daily Smile Day 3: What’s Old is New Again

I became the father of triplets at the ripe of age of 27. When you have triplets, you realize that you’ve been lied to your entire life. I’m sure that, at some point in your life, you were told, “There’s no such thing as a stupid...

The Daily Smile Day 2: Pippilino

We are dog people. There it is, I said it. Despite the fact that our father always proclaimed, “I don’t like dogs, but dogs like me,” all of the Carlon siblings are dog people. Even my older brother Greg, who fought hard against getting a dog, is now...

Introducing, The Daily Smile

In general, I consider myself a happy person. For this reason, as a kid, I was considered “easy,” especially compared to my twin brother who, and I mean this lovingly, could be a bit moody at times. For that reason, if I was ever out of sorts or not...