The Kenny Rogers-Pink Floyd Connection

Great Neck’s United Artists Squire Triplex movie theater

Working at a movie theater was my best retail experience. I wrote about how I grew disenchanted when the assistant manager tried to frame me for recycling dirty, used popcorn containers. However I wouldn’t have stayed in the job for 17 months if I wasn’t enjoying myself.

The recent passing of Kenny Rogers jolted a memory that I had almost forgotten. In the golden days of movie houses, there used…



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Jeffrey Cohen

Longtime writer and crank. Articles come from more than 30 years in journalism and corporate communications. Follow my podcast at