We All Scream for Gifford’s Ice Cream: Countdown #2

I’ve spent the last decade or so saying that I want to do a regular “anatomy of a book” thing for this so often neglected blog. I think the biggest obstacle is that guiding a book through the long pre-publication process is often mind-numbing and obsessed with...

The Dead Box: The Gifford’s Ice Cream Memoir Project part 3

Update January 2016: We All Scream, a memoir about the rise and fall of Gifford’s Ice cream and the family behind it, will be released in January of 2017. You can keep up to date by visiting the Gifford’s Ice Cream Facebook group, following me on Twitter,...

What is Gifford’s Ice Cream?

Update January 2017: We All Scream, a memoir about the rise and fall of Gifford’s Ice cream and the family behind it, is now available. Order it here.  I wrote this article several years ago, and have now updated it with all of the new research and discoveries...

Storefront Photos

Over the last couple of years, multiple folks in the media have asked me for photos of the old storefronts. It’s one of those things that comes up once a month so, finally, I broke down and started searching online and through the mildewed boxes in storage....