Arts & Entertainment, Kanye & Trump

By |May 7th, 2018|

Arts & Entertainment, Kanye, & Trumpby Paul Szep, Pulitzer Prize-winning artist There’s nothing original in this tale and there’s ample evidence, beyond West, that humans were not built to withstand the weight of celebrity. But for black artists who rise to the heights of Jackson and West, the weight is more, because they [...]

iTunes Podcast: Audiobook Teaser of ‘Olivia’s Turn’

By |May 3rd, 2018|

PODCAST: Audiobook Teaser of Olivia's Turn And while shares of print and e-book readers are similar to those from a survey conducted in 2016, there has been a modest but statistically significant increase in the share of Americans who read audiobooks, from 14% to 18%. [Pew Research] IT IS exciting to [...]

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Rudy Rescues Donald – Chaos Ensues *Updated*

By |May 3rd, 2018|

Rudy Rescues Donald...Chaos Ensuesphoto: Fox News channel screen capture “According to Mr. Giuliani, Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen were co-conspirators in a felony,” he said. “Now it is time for justice to be served, and we intend to serve it.” [Washington Post] WE ALWAYS knew Donald Trump was involved in the payoff to [...]

Michelle Wolf Delivered Truth and It Hurt

By |April 30th, 2018|

Michelle Wolf Delivered Truth - It Hurt THE WHITE House Correspondents Association asked a female comedian to entertain. When Michelle Wolf delivered the WHCA freaked out. Celebrating journalism doesn't mean these insiders want to applaud free expression by a performer who isn't interested in access. Michelle Wolf torched the place. It's art versus [...]

STUNNER: Bill Cosby Found Guilty in Sexual Assault Trial

By |April 26th, 2018|

BILL COSBY found GUILTY in Sexual Assault Trial photo: Bill Cosby's mugshot A jury found Bill Cosby guilty Thursday of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home near here 14 years ago, capping the downfall of one of the world’s best-known entertainers, and offering a measure of satisfaction to the dozens [...]

Trump Admits Knowledge of Stormy Daniels in Fox Interview *Updated*

By |April 26th, 2018|

Trump Admits Knowledge of Stormy Daniels in Fox Interview Mr. Cohen cited the Manhattan investigation in his filing on Wednesday, saying that, if called as a witness in Ms. Clifford’s lawsuit, “I will assert my 5th Amendment rights in connection with all proceedings in this case due to the ongoing criminal investigation by [...]

Macron Positions France as Leader of Free World

By |April 26th, 2018|

Macros Positions France as Leader of Free World photo via Twitter "I haven't seen anybody hijack the U.S. Congress the way Macron did since B.B. Netanyahu." - David Ignatius ["Morning Joe"] SOMEONE MUST lead the free world, and it cannot be the American president. The E.U. leadership is up for grabs, with one [...]

Listen to ‘Olivia’s Turn’ on Audible, iTunes & Amazon *Updated*

By |April 25th, 2018|

Listen to Olivia's Turn on Audible, Amazon, or iTunes. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT has been weeks and weeks, and months in coming. The planning, details, and exciting work involved in this project has been all-encompassing. Olivia's Turn is now available on Audible. This novel breaks new ground for my writing. The brutal excavation of the [...]

Stormy in New York

By |April 17th, 2018|

Stormy in New York Sean Hannity operates at Fox News with few rules. He seemingly says and does whatever he wants, even when it embarrasses his own colleagues. With his high ratings come huge headaches for Fox. Case in point: Monday's courtroom revelation about Hannity being a client of President Trump's lawyer Michael [...]

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 [...]