Gillian Flynn, The New Thriller, and the Mystical Beyond

By |November 29th, 2018|

Gillian Flynn, The New Thriller, and the Mystical Beyond “I really do think the world can be divided into the people who like to look under the rock and the people who don’t want to look under the rock,” Flynn told me. “I’ve always said, since birth, ‘Let’s look under the rock.’” [New [...]

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On Thanksgiving, It’s Saudis First for Trump

By |November 21st, 2018|

On Thanksgiving, It's Saudis First for Trump “Thank you to Saudi Arabia, but let’s go lower!” he wrote from his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, where he’s spending Thanksgiving. [MSNBC] THANKSGIVING means nothing to the accidental occupant of the White House, as his behavior illlustrates. Instead of being grateful for the military [...]

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Sheryl Sandberg, From ‘Lean In’ to Lean On

By |November 16th, 2018|

Sheryl Sandberg, From 'Lean In' to Lean On Mr. Stretch and Mr. Stamos went into more detail with the audit committee than planned, warning that Facebook was likely to find even more evidence of Russian interference. The disclosures set off Mr. Bowles, who after years in Washington could anticipate how lawmakers might react. [...]

Midterm Reckoning, Political Realignment Against Trumpism *Updated*

By |November 6th, 2018|

Midterm Reckoning, Political Realignment Against Trumpism “I’m very worried about Don Jr.,” said another former West Wing official who testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. The possible exposure would be that Mueller would demonstrate that Don Jr. perjured himself to investigators when he said he didn’t tell his father beforehand about the June [...]

Taylor Swift Takes Her Power for a Spin During AMAs

By |October 10th, 2018|

Taylor Swift Takes Her Power for a Spin ARTISTS who display their political opinions rarely make a dent with the public. Taylor Swift's Instagram post was one thing, but then she doubled down last night at the American Music Awards. "This award and every single award given out tonight were voted on by [...]

Nikki Haley Resigns

By |October 9th, 2018|

Nikki Haley Resigns President Trump has accepted Nikki Haley's resignation as UN Ambassador, according to two sources briefed on their conversation. The timing of her departure is still unclear, the president promised a "big announcement" with her at 10:30 a.m. - Jonathan Swan [Axios] U.N. AMBASSADOR Nikki Haley has resigned. Washington is in [...]

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 [...]

Trump Goes ‘Men’s Rights’, Says ‘scary time for young men in America’

By |October 2nd, 2018|

Trump Goes 'Men's Rights', Says 'scary time for young men in America' Speaking with Jeffrey Rosen, the president of the National Constitution Center, and Democratic Senator Chris Coons at The Atlantic Festival on Tuesday morning, Flake called the judge’s interactions with lawmakers “sharp and partisan.” “We can’t have that on the Court,” said [...]

November is Coming, Witness Republican Male Fear *updated*

By |September 28th, 2018|

November is Coming, Witness Republican Male Fear Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has readily acknowledged that he often drank beer during his prep school days and made a point in his congressional testimony that seniors could buy beer legally in Maryland at the age of 18. But Kavanaugh was never a legal drinker [...]

Rats Surface in Last Minutes Before Blasey Ford Faces Kavanaugh

By |September 27th, 2018|

Rats Surface in Last Minutes Before Blasey Ford Faces Kavanaugh Photo via Vanity Fair: Christine “Chrissy” Blasey Ford cheerleading with the Holton-Arms squad in Bethesda, Maryland, in December 1983.Courtesy of a Holton-Arms alumni. The revelation — which came on the eve of much-anticipated public testimony from Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused [...]