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A week ago I heard the news story about the Girl Scouts marching in the Inaugural parade. A week later I am still thinking about it. Initially I started to dismiss it. I mean, there’s so much to be outraged about, what’s this one more thing? My experiences with the […]

How the Cookie Crumbles


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Steve Cohen and I made a follow up to Aftermath, for all of the people who voted for Trump who told me they were good people. For those who want it, the transcript is below.   Since I’ve posted the video Aftermath: 2016, I have been told that good people voted […]

Prove It


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Election Aftermath 2016: I wrote this piece on November 10th, 2016, 48 hours after the election.  My good friend Steve Cohen said, “I want to film this,” and together that’s what we did with Aaron Barrocas. Since then it’s been picked up by dailykos.com and Occupy Democrats. If you like […]

Aftermath 2016




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Be nice to the women in your life right now.    I mean, you should always be nice to the women in your life. And I will say this before some asshole shouts “All lives matter” that we should all be nice to each other, too, yes. But be especially […]

Be Nice to the Women in Your Life Right Now ...


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  As I’ve said here,  I’m pro-political correctness, although I don’t much care for that term. I don’t think it’s “political” to treat people with basic kindness: to refer to them by names they don’t find offensive and to not perpetuate harmful and hacky stereotypes. If it wasn’t for what […]

Why I Don’t Care That You Have to Think Before ...



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All my life I have been cursed with an eerily good memory. I’m not Marilu Henner good, but I am stalker good. If you and I met only once 15 years ago and you told me a story there’s a very good chance I’ll remember it. I remember things you […]

Elegy for Sad Poncho


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I entertain a lot which means I stay up drinking and talking with people well past the hour when I should be in bed.   Even on “school nights” when The Husband and I swear a blood oath to each other that we will be finished by a very specific […]

How to Get People to Leave


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We’ve just celebrated an anniversary, or as it’s become known in the 21st century, “Bask in the glow of our perfect and loving relationship via social media” day. My heart still goes all aflutter every time The Husband writes something nice about me on Facebook and while I don’t think […]

To Love, Cherish & Judge All Others