Excerpted from my piece on brunch, feminism and friends on Archipelago.
Oh, social media, you are a cruel mistress. Luckily a c-list sitcom star/comic/bear aficionado is here to set us straight. To with, I present today's Facebook exchange with literally and figuratively Undateable star, Chris D'Elia
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I'm interested in talking to current and former Suicide Girls for an article I'm working on. If interested, drop me a line here and we'll talk further. Also fans and subscribers, I'm trying to get a look at the entire picture of the corporate culture and the scene surrounding it.
Comedian/writer Eliza Skinner eloquently points out the proper way to identify the genus of slutty versus sexy Halloween costumes for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. First off, props to Bell for having a truly smart, diverse staff that brings it. Secondly, a new wrinkle in the cupcakes versus pie debate.…
The freak show (to borrow a phrase from Newtonian physics) can neither be created nor destroyed; it can only change form. A glimpse at Miley Cyrus' recent performance on the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards serves to confirm this. For a young woman whose cultural inheritance includes the “Achy Breaky” dance fad, 20-year…
I actually worked for him on a shoot once. He's a surprisingly quiet, shy, nice guy. But, yeah, not real rock 'n' roll to keep the kids from thrashing.
I used to share a dressing room with her at Lucky Cheng's — she is FIERCE!
A couple of years ago I had the good fortune to be named a finalist in Stoli's Originals Casting Calls. I didn't win and I received no compensation or sponsorship, but it was a nice little piece of publicity and I appreciated the exposure. I'm also a lifelong vodka fan, so it was nice to have a reason to lift a…
In addition to writing and performing, I'm a new kind of corporate speaker and I think this is something that resonates on a lot of levels.
Photo credit - (c) Harris M. Falk: Little Brooklyn (aka, Miss Ghost Hole) at the 2012 Coney Island Mermaid Parade with her husband, Noah, and son, Max.
While critics were debating if Lena Dunham gets too naked too often; or if Melissa McCarthy is too fat to be a movie star Julia Pastrana’s mummified remains were being collected from an Oslo medical facility and sent home to Mexico to be laid to rest. In her death, as in life, the subject of Ms. Pastrana's looks…
You kind of do a disservice here by not noting her background as a domme and fetish model. That's no shame in that work, but it does shift your experience in sex and power in a very real way and the way people behave toward you.