Hugh Hefner, and Me

By |September 28th, 2017|

So Long, Hugh Hefner photo: August 9, 2000 "Life is too short to be living somebody else's dreams." - Hugh Hefner FLASHBACK... and that time I shared the "Living" section of the LA Times with Hugh Hefner and President Bill Clinton. No need to regale you with what Mr. Hefner did. Less is [...]

Lock ‘Em All Up

By |September 26th, 2017|

LOCK 'EM ALL UP. photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times The disclosures came a day after news surfaced that Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and adviser, used a private email account to send or receive about 100 work-related emails during the administration’s first seven months. But Mr. Kushner was not alone. Stephen K. [...]

Banned Books Week, Top 100 Challenged Books

By |September 25th, 2017|

#BannedBooksWeek IT IS a worldwide phenomenon. Anywhere in the world, people find objections to what writers write. Forbidding authors to write what they feel isn't possible, so people want to wipe out books. Ideas prevail. Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009 1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling 2. Alice series, by Phyllis Reynolds [...]

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N.F.L. Takes a Knee, Stands Up to Trump Attack

By |September 24th, 2017|

N.F.L. Takes a Knee, Stands Against Trump Attack screen capture, BuzzFeed In the midst of an eighty-minute speech intended to heighten the reëlection prospects of Senator Luther Johnson Strange III, Trump turned his attention to N.F.L. players, including the former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and asked a mainly white crowd if “people like [...]

Men’s Rights Cry Heard in Silicon Valley

By |September 24th, 2017|

Eric Weinstein is investor Peter Thiel's business partner WHERE TO begin with the "men's rights" crowd in Silicon Valley. It could only be discussed in Trump era. A "backlash against women" is so Trumpian. From The New York Times Mr. Altizer is part of a backlash against the women in technology movement. While [...]

The U.N. Speech

By |September 20th, 2017|

Trump's U.N. Speech screen capture via Instagram The headline obviously was the threat to destroy North Korea if we are forced to defend ourselves. If the point of the speech was to get the world to take notice, this surely succeeded. But it’s still an open question of what exactly the administration’s North [...]

Trump Lawyers Who Lunch

By |September 18th, 2017|

Trump Lawyers Who Lunch The friction escalated in recent days after Mr. Cobb was overheard by a reporter for The New York Times discussing the dispute during a lunchtime conversation at a popular Washington steakhouse. Mr. Cobb was heard talking about a White House lawyer he deemed “a McGahn spy” and saying Mr. [...]

Susan Rice Unmasked Names, Found Secret Trump Meeting with UAE

By |September 14th, 2017|

Susan Rice Unmasked Names, Found Secret Trump Meeting with UAE From left, Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; Jeffrey Prescott, NSC Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, Syria, and the Gulf States; National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice; Avril Haines, Deputy National Security Advisor for Counterterrorism and Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, [...]

Irma and The Deniers

By |September 9th, 2017|

Irma and the Deniers ...But it doesn’t matter because the bias is built in. So there is a desire to advance this climate change agenda, and hurricanes are one of the fastest and best ways to do it. You can accomplish a lot just by creating fear and panic. You don’t need a [...]

A Feminist Memoir, & #1 Fiction in Letters & Correspondence *Updated*

By |September 7th, 2017|

A Feminist Memoir, & #1 Fiction in Letters & Correspondence #Free THIS doesn't happen every day for an author. Olivia Stark's Diary, aka Diary of a Hollywood Hottie...and Other Starlet Indignities, which is fiction, is #1 on Amazon in #free Letters & Correspondence. My memoir is on sale today for $1.99 via my [...]

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