Dr. Kate Winter Walks Into It

By |October 8th, 2018|

Dr. Kate Winter Walks Into It "Every single sexual deviation is overwhelmingly dominated by white males," [Roy Hazelwood] says. "And most sexually related ritualistic crimes are committed by white males." - Steve Michaud, interview with Roy Hazelwood, from The Evil Men Do DR. KATE WINTER is a behavioral psychologist. She's the strong female [...]

Christine Blasey Ford TIME Cover

By |October 4th, 2018|

Christine Blasey Ford TIME Cover THIS IS what happens when men have the power. By the time the hearing ended, Ford had done more than prove herself a credible witness. For millions of women and men, she had replaced Kavanaugh as the protagonist in the nomination narrative. Women began calling into C-SPAN to [...]

Women with Murderous Intent Collide in New Thrillers

By |August 12th, 2018|

Hot Copy: Women with Murderous Intent Collide in New Thrillers The past decade or so has seen the rise of a new cohort of women thriller writers — in addition to Abbott, there’s Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins, and Ruth Ware, among others — whose works not only place female killers in a central [...]

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Harvey Weinstein’s Perp Walk

By |May 27th, 2018|

Harvey Weinstein's Perp Walk ... I was hopeful Harvey would plead guilty, that his surrender was volitional, so that in addition to carving out a singular position of disgrace, he could come forward as the predator who walks out of shame onto a new path of humility, introspection, accountability and amends, thereby leading [...]

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Rod Rosenstein Caves to Trump’s ‘Hereby Demand’ Order

By |May 22nd, 2018|

Rod Rosenstein Caves to Trump's 'Hereby Demands' While he has assailed the investigations for a year, Mr. Trump’s latest assertion of bad faith by the Justice Department and the F.B.I. went beyond talk and resulted in an extraordinary meeting on Monday at the White House, where the president pressured intelligence and law enforcement [...]

Trump’s Jerusalem Embassy Politics

By |May 15th, 2018|

Trump's Jerusalem Embassy Politicsphoto via POTUS on Instagram (public domain) On Monday, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and other leading lights of the Trumpist right gathered in Israel to celebrate the relocation of the American Embassy to Jerusalem, a gesture widely seen as a slap in the face to Palestinians who envision East Jerusalem [...]

Comey’s Memoir, ‘Pee Tape’ & Mr. Trump

By |April 13th, 2018|

Comey's Memoir, 'Pee Tape' & Mr. Trump “He brought up what he called the ‘golden showers thing’ . . . adding that it bothered him if there was ‘even a 1 percent chance’ his wife, Melania, thought it was true,” Comey writes in “A Higher Loyalty.” [New York Post] IT WAS the most logical defense Donald [...]

Raid on Trump’s Lawyer: Records on ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Sought

By |April 11th, 2018|

Raid on Trump's Lawyer: Records on 'Access Hollywood' Tape Sought The F.B.I. agents who raided the office and hotel of President Trump’s lawyer on Monday were seeking all records related to the “Access Hollywood” tape in which Mr. Trump was heard making vulgar comments about women, according to three people who have been [...]

Dark Thriller: Ambition, Arousal, & Murder

By |April 7th, 2018|

Dark Thriller: Ambition, Arousal, and Murder Eighteen years after Miramar, the latest community of women to emerge—to find life-changing strength from standing together and speaking out—is comprised of all those who have been breaking their silence about #metoo. Journalists ruptured the dam, but social media—and a newly energized group of determined women—created the [...]

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Beyond ‘Lady Bird,’ When Torment Turns Inward

By |March 13th, 2018|

Beyond 'Lady Bird,' When Torment Turns Inward “Trauma is to mental health as smoking is to cancer,” says Steven Sharfstein, past president of the American Psychiatric Association. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2017] THE IMPACT of childhood trauma was the topic Oprah Winfrey chose to discuss on 60 Minutes. Informed by a study in 2017, [...]

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