Aries New Moon On Sunday!

We start off the weekend under the influence of the Pisces Moon. Sensitive, mystical, Neptune ruled, Water sign Pisces highlights our caring and empathetic side while also awakening any escapist tendencies under the surface. Stay grounded, make note of any dreams that can be used in the creative process and be kind and compassionate. (But remember, if a story, a promise, a gift seems too good to be true – it probably is) Stay real. Next up, energetic Aries!...more

The Day I Got a Retweet From Prince

I've had some pretty amazing fangirl moments in my life.  In 6th grade, I met Selena after what would be her final Alamodome performance.  When I was a cop in the Air Force, I was chosen to work Avenged Sevenfold's security detail during their appearance at our base exchange. They later gave my entire shift tickets to their show and backstage passes to hang with them.   ...more
That's awesome! I, too, grew up with The Purple One and Purple Rain is still one of the ...more

I did not see that coming.

I'm kind of going back and forth on the whole GOOP "conscious uncoupling" thing. I mean, obviously, it is terrible in like a thousand ways, and yet, it's always pretty bad when people get divorced. Isn't it? I don't know. I've never been divorced. I have friends and family who have divorced, and even when their marriages were terrible the divorce was still hard. The aftermath was still un-fun. So. How to feel about a sanctimonious pill who is getting divorced but can't even use the word, because it's so what? Pedestrian? I don't know. I don't know. ...more

Generation Y: We Are Young Not Stupid

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Goodbye, Will Gardner...(Sniff, sniff)

Spoiler Alert:  (If you haven't seen the most recent episode of The Good Wife, stop here.  Go watch it, then return)....more

31 Things Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Should Definitely NOT Name Their Baby

So celebrity couple and former That '70s Show costars Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are expecting a child. Mazel tov! Image: © Curtis Means/Ace Pictures/ZUMAPRESS.com ...more
Ashla or Milton.more

The Muppets Most Wanted Review: It's Kind of Like a Torture to Have to Watch This Movie

I grew up watching The Muppet Show, and we own the first two seasons of the original show on DVD. My daughter grew up on the real thing in the car on the portable DVD player during long roadies to Iowa, and we as a family love The Muppets' YouTube channel. We were so excited to see Muppets Most Wanted this weekend, but then we spent the entire car ride home dissecting why, exactly, this movie sucked. Here, I'll share....more
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Another excerpt from my novel, Wild Hunt

 Below is an excerpt from my debut novel, Wild Hunt.  Most girls on the island would be happy to be barefoot and pregnant to some fisherman for the rest of their lives, but Miriam wanted to see the world. If that was a sin, then she hoped she had a nice seat next to old Scrotch himself. ...more

Brief defense of Divergent

In Defense of Divergent Well the newest fad in Young Adult Literature is officially underway with it's movie coming out last Friday. Divergent by Veronica Roth is a book set in...wait for it... a dystopian future that kinda, sorta, really sucks. Society has been divided into groups, each with a different purpose and job and the protagonist is a spunky, proactive young woman who defies the rules of this controlling society. Is this sounding familiar to anyone else? Oh YEA! That Hunger Games thing.......more

Kim, Kanye And Vogue: Betrayal Or Brilliant?

I'm not the person to ask about the history of Vogue, or its editorial mission.  What I do know I mostly got from watching the "Devil Wears Prada."  I do read it from time to time, although reading it isn't really a fair description either; it's more like I turn the glossy pages oooing at clothes I'll never get to wear because they are astronomically expensive and appropriate for absolutely no event in my life....more