Monthly Archives: October 2017

#Me Too

I’m back, Dear Readers, and I have to talk about the Harvey Weinstein thing. Too bad. It comes as no great surprise to me that this disgusting, entitled, trauma-inducing and illegal behavior is alive and well in Casting Couch Hollywood. … Continue reading

Posted in Gender politics, pop culture, Sexual Harrassment | 27 Comments

It Takes A Village

Back in 1985 I got a phone call (remember those?) from Lili Ann Zisook. “We’re putting together a fund in memory of Lynn.  How would you like to be publicity chairman?” I hadn’t had the privilege of knowing Lynn Sage … Continue reading

Posted in Philanthropy | 6 Comments


WARNING: This post is rated V for Violent Content.  (That’s the world we live in now, Dear Readers.) So last Sunday TBF and I were supposed to be in Las Vegas.  We had gone there for his birthday last year … Continue reading

Posted in Gun Control, Las Vegas, Politics, pop culture | 14 Comments

Pop Go The Weasels

This is a (P)op-Ed piece.  And it’s going to be short and (Nutra) sweet. This woman ruined my life. Her name is Toni Preckwinkle.  She is a former Chicago alderman and is the current president of the Cook County Board … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, Politics, Soda Pop TAx | 19 Comments

Sandwich Wrap-up

That’s John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich.  He was born in 1718 and he died in 1792. He was a diplomat and a rake.  A world traveler, a high-ranking official and an inveterate gambler. He had held many important … Continue reading

Posted in food, pop culture, Sandwiches | 12 Comments