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Old May 23rd, 2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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Default It's My Birthday and I'll Cry If I Want To At The June 14 Meeting

Herbert Axelrod and I both graduated from high school at 16, and both got Phd's at NYU. His was in Math Biometrics, and mine in Lower Vertebrate Zoology. We had the same Ichthyology and Aquaculture Professor, Dr. Irwin Perlmutter. Dr. Permutter told me I was his best grad student, and Axelrod was the worst and only interested in money. Axelrod, as you know started TFH publications and sold it in 1997 for 70 million dollars I made 1.8 million in the movie business in 1983 and 1984 but got 6 Scuba Certifications. Axelrod was arrested for tax evasion in 2005 and spent 18 months in federal prison. My produicer was arrested for bank fraud in 1985 and spent 18 months in federal prison. I spent all my money and am now poor as a church mouse. Boo hoo!

See you on my birthday at the last BAS meeting, June 14th.
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I do 18 months for 70 million
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The FBI actually came to my Aquaculture Class in 1985 and asked me to step aside for a quick conference. They asked me where the money came from. I told them honestly, i had no idea. I just got 5 grand each week in cash. i was writing the screenplay for Interview With The Vampire on the beach at the Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki, Scuba Diving 3 times a week and catching fish for my aquariums back in Lake Tahoe for 3 months. I chartered a private helicopter when Mauna Loa and Kilauea volcanoes erupted together, and spent $7000 for my birthday dinner in 1984. (3 bottles each of Dom Perignon, Chateau Petrus and 3 of d'Yquem for dessert). Won't be doing that this year (lol). I also made a bunch of money counting cards at all the Tahoe casinos. To this day I only know my producer posted a phony 36 million dollar letter of credit at the bank, so he did 18 months. I did have to declare bankruptcy though.
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