Does This Woman Look Trustworthy? (Video by Austin Sabado)

Hello Ninjas — I’m typing this while wearing nothing but stilettos and a smile … okay, I’m in my pajamas wearing reading glasses with oatmeal stains on my shirt. But I do have a cat ‘o nine tails whip an arm’s length away in case Keri Russell shows up with a 9mm, offs me and tries to pack me into a suitcase … okay, I have The Americans on in the background and have Cheetos an arm’s length away. They could kill Keri Russell if she ate too many of them over the course of about fifty years ....more

The Littlest Members of Women’s March Los Angeles Take on Donald Trump’s Misogyny

“Donald Trump on Women” gets 10k searches a day. Here’s why: Regarding the Women’s March in Los Angeles the Facebook message passed around to thousands of Los Angeles moms said this: “If you’re taking your children to WomensMarchLA write your name and telephone number in Sharpie on your child’s arm so if anything happens someone will know how to contact you and reunite you with your child. Sharpie ink is a nuisance, but will wash off eventually and is well-worth the trouble of having access to your child in an emergency.” I knew I had to march: because I’m proud to be a “Nasty Woman;” because my pussy had to grab back; because I had to add my body to the 750,000 bodies in and around Pershing Square to demonstrate that women’s rights are human rights and that we are not to be objectified, sexualized, vilified, stripped of our reproductive rights and marginalized ....more

How Annette Bening Is Dangerously Radical

Crow’s Feet. Frown lines. A softening neck and body ....more

This Is the Sneaky, Self-Discombobulating Trait I’m Giving Up in 2017

What follows are three instances where my sneaky trait got me in trouble. See if you can guess what it is? The Bra Incident My acquaintance had incredibly large breasts ....more

My Holiday Gift to You? No More Narcissists!

Hello my Beauties — I’ve been cheating on this site with my relationship site at — I’m hoping my life-coaching business for women who want out of toxic relationships to find Real Love will become a micro-business that supports my writing habit. But for those of you in the dating theater on Tinder, and, here are my latest — some illuminating pieces on how to avoid the Asshats and find Real Love. xoxo S A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Dealing With a Narcissist (from my personal journal — you’re welcome.) He Pursues, Then Panics ....more

5 Things to Do in Cabo. Unless You Want to Survive!

Be warned. These “5 Things to Do in Cabo” might render you a pariah to the indigenous folk, your family and all who know you....more

Learn the Secrets to Korean Beauty From a Bonafide Rock Star! (Girl Band Nylon Pink)

Being an ordinary, humdrum white woman I tend to romanticize people of color and their culture. My black friend Lue had to tell me to stop fondling her hair. I didn’t realize white women annoy the crap out of black women by touching their hair all the time ....more

4 Amazing Benefits of Midlife Sex

“I think I’m ready to hang up my boots,” my friend Geraldine says. “Are you moonlighting as the Electric Horseman and you didn’t tell me?” I query hopefully. (I’ve looked everywhere for that soundtrack and it no longer exists! ...more

Parents Be Aware: How Teen Drug Use Can Morph into Mental Illness

The Harrowing Merry-Go-Round of Mental Illness and Addiction Everyone has some...more

The Effects of Divorce on Children: How My Parents Divorce Turned Me Into Jason Bourne

"I Always Thought I’d Make a Good Spy. Like Jason Bourne, I’d speak fluent English, French, Russian, Dutch, German, Swedish, and Spanish; my other special skills would include hand-to-hand combat; a mix of Filipino Kali and Jeet Kune Do and Krav Maga. I’d have supreme efficiency in handling numerous vehicles, and would possess a Brazilian passport with a Portuguese name: “Gilberta de Piento.”"...more