Sexism, Hollywood, and Novels

By |October 13th, 2017|

Sexism, Hollywood and Novels The cascade of revelations about Harvey Weinstein’s allegedly terrible and lewd behavior has unearthed plenty of victims—scores of them, in fact. But the story may have revealed other, different kinds of casualties, as well: similar, unnamed men in powerful positions who prey upon the less powerful, and their allies, [...]

Sexual Harassment Allegations Hit Harvey Weinstein

By |October 6th, 2017|

Sexual Harassment Allegations Hit Harvey Weinsteinphoto via Deadline In interviews, eight women described varying behavior by Mr. Weinstein: appearing nearly or fully naked in front of them, requiring them to be present while he bathed or repeatedly asking for a massage or initiating one himself. The women, typically in their early or middle [...]

Russia, Social Media and Democrats

By |October 1st, 2017|

Russia, Social Media & Democrats "We know that the US got caught asleep at the wheel on this... That's the truth of it." - Keir Simmons, NBC News [Deadline White House] FINALLY, someone who's an expert on something beyond partisan fervor says what needed to be said a long time ago. Part of [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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Clinton’s Coda

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Clinton's Coda "I couldn't get the job done and I will have to live with that the rest of my life." - Hillary Clinton in What Happened excerpt THE HILLARY CLINTON ERA is smashed to smithereens. She's written What Happened and it goes like this... "Now we were on a small stage and he [...]

Men Take Rejection Harder Than Women

By |August 14th, 2017|

Men Take Rejection Harder Than Women IF A WOMAN dumps a man she’s dating who loves her, you can bet his reaction and the fallout will be swift. He didn't heed the warnings of an impending separation. A woman doesn't leave without warning or foreshadowing of the event. She has to make arrangements, [...]

Trump Blows, Spews ‘Bleeding Badly’ Mika Brzezinski Tweets *Updated*

By |June 30th, 2017|

Trump Takes the Bait - Couldn't Take Mika Brzezinski Anymore THIS WAS bound to happen. Mika Brzezinski has been roasting President Trump for weeks, one of the first people to question the President's basic sanity. On Thursday, it became too much for the misogynist in chief. It requires looking at our country in [...]

Conservatives Send A Georgia Woman to Congress

By |June 21st, 2017|

Ossoff graphic source: anonymous Democrats spent nearly $30 million in the GA-06 race, making it the most expensive House of Representatives contest in U.S. History. And they still lost. As the election approached, Jon Ossoff’s campaign increasingly moved to the middle in a vain attempt to attract Republican support in the hopes moderate [...]