Born and bred in Brooklyn, Michael attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan before pursuing his first love, to sing in a rock and roll band.
Uncle Sam had an alternative plan and decided the author would be more valuable as a member of the Eleventh Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam. After fulfilling his military obligation, he returned home and traveled the country searching for the soul of his generation.
Today, his mission continues; only now, his laptop serves as his mode of transportation. He hopes you’ll stick out a thumb and ride along.