Too Tubby for Take-Off: A Fat Person's Take On Kevin Smith

So if you hadn't heard already, Kevin Smith is protesting loudly about being kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight this weekend because he was determined to be too fat for the seat. ...more

An American Tragedy

What else can you possible call it? With respect to Theodore Dreiser,  no fiction writer could dream up this mess.  It would be a great story, if only it weren’t real. I didn’t intend to write about it…but I also didn’t think John Edwards could sink any lower than he already had.  I love words but I don’t have any to describe him.  Watching 20/ 20 hit me wherever is below below the belt.   And maybe I feel this personally because I know the fragility of someone with cancer....more

So Leno Bombed at 10PM. NBC, Give An Hour to Broadway!

After watching Jay Leno's appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show (the Goddess from which all blessings stem) I have a better understanding of the debacle NBC hath created and I have a great idea: NBC -- GIVE ONE 10:00 timeslot TO BROADWAY !! ...more

No lack of talent and opportunity to showcase an American art form, I just fear that no one ...more

The Possessionista: cure to your December shopping hangover - 31 days of fashion/beauty/shopping giveaways

December is like a Friday night in college. You have waaaay too much to drink and end up with a killer hangover, and a resolve not to do it again next week....more

The Tiger Woods Effect: Dear Celebrity, Your 15 Minutes are Up

(Hopefully this post will be read with the gravity it deserves.) As advertisers scramble to save their campaigns and wives warily eye their husbands’ cell phones and golf clubs.…Tiger has created a tsunami.   His sordid saga splashes across the globe, growing from golf ball to snowball size, gaining speed and momentum until it’s a planetary phenomenon....more

Is Mrs. Tiger Woods Getting Her Sweet Revenge?

This Tiger Woods saga has been swirling through my noggin so if anyone's willing to put their two cents in, let's get this party started....more

Oprah Winfrey''s Double Standard on Domestic Violence

I am not an Oprah fan….. ...more

Juan Martin del Potro

I rarely watch tennis because I prefer to play. Last night was the men's final at the US Open and while I hadn't planned it, I did watch the match. Juan Martin del Potro played Roger Federer. Del Potro is from Argentina and quite a lovely specimen....more

Our New Celebrity Obsession

First there were celebrities themselves, emblazoned on the pages of People magazine (for the over 30 crowd) or Tiger Beat (for the under 16 crowd). Then there were the spreads of celebrities in their youth, big bangs and mullets. Then we kicked off our obsession with the babies of celebrities, with magazines shelling out about $4 million to give us a glimpse of Shiloh Pitt. ...more

Dear All-Powerful, White Bearded, Finger-Pointing Maker of Destinies:

Hey there! So what is up with all the celebrity deaths this summer? ...more