Hello World. I Have a Mental Illness

I climb the walls of my mind just like I'm climbing on a jungle gym I am more than content with the state of mind I am in 'cause I am crazy just like you I am crazy just like you....more

There Is No "Normal" When a Baby Dies

I have read a lot of commentary about what happened last week when Fox News contributor Alan Colmes attacked Republican Party primary Presidential candidate Rick Santorum and his wife Karen for the "crazy" way they dealt with the death of their son soon after his birth in 1996. Political views and party affiliations aside, I believe what Mr. Colmes did was out of line on so many levels and felt sick as I learned about the incident....more
Having lost our daughter only 4 months ago, I am over sensitive for sure. However I am glad I am ...more

Saving Chocolate from Global Warming

I wrote this post in honor of chocolate. The chocolate harvest is now endangered by global warming....more

Miss Representation and the Beauty of the Internet

Newest Miss Representation Trailer (2011 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection) from Miss Representation on Vimeo. ...more

Any Poor Sod with a Keyboard

Journalism practices have changed dramatically since the days I worked as a reporter and today any poor sod with a keyboard can wax moronically just by pushing a button marked “send.”Bile erupted in response to an editorial I wrote for our local paper about Judge Richard J. Leon’s ruling last week that the FDA cannot place bold warning labels and graphic images on cigarette packages.The judge wrote that such images—already used on packets in more than 40 countries—would harm the tobacco companies’ rights to free speech....more



Women in the Media:

I came across an article yesterday regarding Chris Jenner's most recent display of weird sexual authoritarian parenting, which apparently put other parents up in arms. Distasteful? Probably... Newsworthy? Only because we continue to play into the weird media circus swirling around one of the least interesting families I've ever bore witness to. These girls have managed to gain major social stature and media prowess yet they choose to serve up a hyper-sexualized, dumbed down, baby voiced message to their masses. Really? I mean, really?...more

Invisible Women: Where Is Half The World's Population?

“I hadn't thought about it,” said award-winning science writer Jessa Gamble....more


 Yesterday in the New York Times, Frank Bruni wrote an editorialregarding the media's skewering of Governor Chris Christie from New Jersey, who is the latest in a long line of ...more

10 Reasons Society is Doomed

I'm reasonably certain that most half-witted people realize society, at least in this country, is doomed.Ever see the movie Idiocracy? If not, get it up on Netflix, because that's where we're headed. Sooner rather than later. Consider it your survival guide.So, without further ado, here are 10 reasons why I feel society is doomed....more
Would it hurt my cause if I said I just ate a grilled chicken sandwich from Wendy's?more