In a Northeast Philadelphia apartment nearly 40 years ago, Irv Slifkin and his movie-mad pals pioneered an American pastime: binge watching.
The out-of-the-blue knock on the door came on a Sunday afternoon in March, Carmen Argentina recalls.
His wife, Sonia, was preparing pasta at their gracious Cherry Hill home.
'Mockernut hickory. Tulip poplar. Beech," says Lloyd B. Shaw, guiding me through a majestic stand of trees around Laurel Lake.
Scott Borsky hands me his Holy Redeemer business card.
"I'm not your typical cantor," he says with a smile.
I'll say. Jewish clergy typically aren't identified with Catholic organizations.
Kevin Riordan is the Inquirer's South Jersey columnist. He’s been a journalist for nearly 40 years.