Over the past few days, there has been a pile of righteously indignant (and ridiculing) posts on social media about the fact that GQ decided to make Colin Kaepernick their “Citizen of the Year.” While the general sentiments of people Continue reading Media and Participation Trophies
If you’re not measuring that in hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars, maybe you need to think twice about grabbing that iPhone X. Several weeks ago when I forced myself to watch the product reveal from Apple, I was pretty Continue reading How Much Do You Love iPhone?
Fats Domino is no longer with us, since he died today at age 89 of natural causes. One thing is certain, though. His music will undoubtedly continue to live on, just as it has for all the years since he Continue reading Farewell Fats Domino
Earlier this month, Bryan Adams and Bruce Springsteen took to the stage in Toronto during the Invictus Games. A video of them performing together showed up on YouTube: Many people would say that this was an unlikely duo, but they Continue reading Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams and Aging Rock Stars
Alyssa Milano opened the proverbial can of worms by posting on Twitter: If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet. pic.twitter.com/k2oeCiUf9n — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 15, 2017 This lead to an Continue reading Sexual Assault, Harassment, and ‘Me Too’
As a girl, I would ask my mother, “Why can’t I have curls?” She’d always frown a little, and remind me that our hair is straight. My grandmother would get permanent waves, and my mother ended up nearly losing her Continue reading In Praise of Cultural Appropriation
I want to start going to a fitness center, and since I broached the subject in front of some family members, they helpfully offered the advice that I should double-check what my health insurance offers. It makes some sense, since Continue reading Where Has All the Health Insurance Gone?
Almost thirty years ago, U2 took to a roof in LA, at Seventh and Main. Radio hosts pointed out it wasn’t in a great neighborhood, but people might want to drop by to listen, since the concerts were all sold Continue reading U2 Still Surprising LA with Live Performances
In case you weren’t aware of it, many women are very particular about the products that they use to take care of their own skin (and the skin of their babies.) The makers of Dove products have made a cozy Continue reading It’s a Soap Ad – Not the End of the World!