FIREWORKS R’NT US!

Jul 02

FIREWORKS R’NT US!

Are There Fireworks In Your Relationship? They say that if there are no fireworks in your relationship, you’re in trouble. I was in trouble. The guy I eventually married— the key word here, folks, is “eventually”—and I were about to have our first Fourth of July together. Yes, that SUCH a girly thing to say. But I take these things seriously and I...

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Return of the Weiner

May 29

Return of the Weiner

They said it couldn’t be done.Hell, I said it couldn’t be done.But it’s being done: Anthony Weiner is back, and not only is he running for mayor of the great city of New Yawk, but the latest poll says that he’s doing better than expected. Holy hot dog! Which is actually spelled “wiener,” not “weiner,” but that...

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What’s Happened To Broadway?

May 22

What’s Happened To Broadway?

Broadway Has Gone To Hell! No, not the shows. In spite of all the four-letter words, pyrotechnics, and kinky boots, plays are pretty much the same as they have been for years: not as great as the Golden Age (before our time, of course), but a lot better than your average high school musical (lower case letters). It’s the audience that’s...

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The Coffee Pot From Hell

Apr 03

The Coffee Pot From Hell

Okay, so it’s the Coffee Pot From Heck (it’s not that terrible), and if you want to be literal, it’s a coffee maker not a pot. But I had to get your attention. So what’s the problem? And what does the Coffee Fairy have to do with it? It’s complicated, as is life itself if you haven’t already noticed. I got the wrong coffee maker...

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Why Go To The Caribbean?

Mar 26

Why Go To The Caribbean?

  Why not? At your next social event, you could prattle on forever (you’ll have to be more succinct on Twitter) about the silky sands, the incredible turquoise water and the amazing cloud formations, all of which look just like the travel brochures even when you just snap a quick photo with your iPhone.   As for the pleasure of reading on the beach, this...

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You Got To Have Friends

Mar 06

You Got To Have Friends

Or do you? Yes, yes, of course you need friends. What would we do without them to laugh with, cry with, get mad at, sympathize with, envy, pity, gossip about. . . What would gossip be without friends? Celebrity trash talk just doesn’t satisfy that need for dishing the dirt on people you know. Or, as Bette Midler would say:...

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