Trump Photographs, None of Clinton, and One Damns Al Franken *Updated*

By |November 16th, 2017|

Photo Catapults Al Franken Over Moore... and Trump IVANKA TRUMP said, "she'll keep fighting for women's issues." But she and the White House have been silent on sexual predator Roy Moore. It matters today because Senator Al Franken has now been shamed and faces an ethics investigation for behavior he exhibited as a [...]

McConnell on Roy Moore: “I believe the women, yes”

By |November 13th, 2017|

McConnell Answers the Question: “I believe the women, yes” “I believe the women, yes,” Mr. McConnell said at a news conference in Louisville. [New York Times] ROY MOORE has been asked to step down as the Republican Senate candidate for Alabama. When the allegations surfaced, women journalists asked one question: Do you believe [...]

Ray Moore Allegations, Louie C.K. Exposed *Updated*

By |November 10th, 2017|

Ray Moore Allegations, Louie C.K. Exposed As soon as they sat down in his room, still wrapped in their winter jackets and hats, Louis C.K. asked if he could take out his penis, the women said. They thought it was a joke and laughed it off. “And then he really did it,” Ms. Goodman [...]

Saudi Arabia ‘Game of Thrones’ Purge Pleases Trump *Lebanon Update*

By |November 7th, 2017|

Saudi 'Game of Thrones' Purge Pleases Trump graphic via Vox.com “It’s the equivalent of waking up to find Warren Buffett and the heads of ABC, CBS and NBC have been arrested,” a former U.S. official told me. “It has all the appearances of a coup d’état. Saudi Arabia is rapidly becoming another country. [...]

Olivia’s Turn: ‘Mind games start. Torment becomes the seduction.’

By |October 26th, 2017|

Olivia's Turn: Mind games start. Torment becomes the seduction. IT'S THE cover reveal of my new psychological thriller. It's available for pre-order through Amazon, with publication date January 10, 2018. How far would you go to get what you want? Olivia Stark was the highest paid teen actress in Hollywood. Now she's in [...]

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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 [...]