Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Handwriting On The Wall

When my bro and I were kids, our dad used to tell us all kinds of funny, sophisticated, yet totally inappropriate jokes.  (I relish those memories.)  Some of the things he told us were those fake book title/author names, like … Continue reading

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Transgender Surgery: Big Bang For Your Buck?

We are seeing so much more about transgender surgeries in the news these days.  I personally don’t know any transgender individuals (at least, I don’t think I do), so it can be difficult for me to understand their plight based … Continue reading

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Review of the One (Hundred Pound Lighter) Woman Show: SCARED SKINNY, Written & Performed by MARY DIMINO

I was thrilled to attend a recent performance of Mary Dimino’s award-winning one-woman show, “Scared Skinny”, at the historic Theater 80 St. Mark’s, in Manhattan, this past Saturday (November 19th). Mary had just started performing when I sat down in … Continue reading

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Shag, American Style

I was looking around in my house for a valuable gift certificate we’ve got for a local Persian rug store.  I could not remember the store name at the moment, so I yelled out to my husband, “Hey, where did … Continue reading

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We Do Bacon Write

I heard a wonderful writer recently on NPR talking to Faith Middleton (I unfortunately can’t remember the writer’s name, but I think she also was a professor at Yale).  They were discussing an effort to get people in general to … Continue reading

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Bromance Blows!

Enough already with the Bromance crap!  I thought I’d seen the worst of it when Donny Osmond sat on Piers Morgan’s lap and sang “Puppy Love”, but this is way worse.  Bromanticism has been brought to a new level with … Continue reading

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Annoying Insurance Commercials

Some of those Nationwide commercials are so stupid and annoying.  “Nation-Pam”?  Really?  I got news for you.  You won’t make that work.  (Or stick.  Remember, Pam is famous for not sticking.) State Farm is not much better.  Unlike a good … Continue reading

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