…a babe an extremely attractive professional woman, put it out there on Twitter. I saw her on Maddow last night, looking fresh as a daisy and really smart in a snappy red dress, tweeted it, and her Press Office retweeted it. Really! I am a little embarrassed for being a stalker-ish, but not really.
…and it will kick off my campaign coverage for 2020. Public Seminar has a total of three essays, plus an upcoming photo essay by the incomparable feminist theorist and photojournalist Jo Freeman, that focus on an event that may be a turning point for the Democratic primary season. Or at least, it’s a turning point for the … More Yes I went to the Elizabeth Warren rally in New York that everyone is talking about…
I am passing on this visit I made to the Brian Lehrer Show on June 26 2019 to talk about LGBT folk and popular culture in the 1990s. I’ll try to do better 🙂
Today it was a very enjoyable half hour on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, taped in front of a live audience: you can listen to it here. I was paired with Jay Caspian Kang, a writer-at-large for the New York Times Magazine who wrote this piece about Pete Buttiegieg. Jay is laid back, smart and … More Mediapalooza, Part Eleventy: the Brian Lehrer Show
According to Jennifer Schuessler of the New York Times. Is it a field that is just not dealing with white supremacy? You decide.
…what it feels like to wake up in the morning, go downstairs to walk the dog, and see yourself on the front page of the New York Times Sunday Review, it feels fabulous. So far, the hate mail has been surprisingly light, given how many potential readers there are. This is the only personal email … More In case you ever wondered….
A little more than two years ago, I launched a regular column that I named Purple Wednesday, a series that comes to a close today. The title post, “The Mo(u)rning After” riffed off the theme song for The Poseidon Adventure(1972), sung by an otherwise little-known singer named Maureen McGovern, was written a few hours after Donald … More Making America Good Again
Would someone please reconsider the prominent role of marketing in politics? Or perhaps I should rephrase that question — could we take a close look at the substitution of marketing and branding strategies for politics? I ask this question only days after the Democratic leadership, well-embarked on flipping the House of Representatives from Red to Blue, has … More What Does “For the People” Mean?