Monthly Archives: September 2009

13 Years of Saying Good-Bye

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When Alzheimer’s takes hold of Jeannot Kensinger’s husband, she watches him slowly vanish one thought at a time.

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‘I Was a Miserable Overweight Person’: A Q & A With Frank Bruni, by Julia Reed

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I first encountered Frank Bruni when we were both covering George W. Bush’s first presidential race in 1999 and 2000 – he for The New York Times, and me, far less regularly, for Vogue and Newsweek. In his wonderful new memoir, Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-time Eater, he points out that the […]

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The Love Goddess: Brighten Up

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Simple ways to jump-start your self-love …

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Remembering Walter Cronkite

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The following was originally published July 2009 on wOw. We brought this back to the homepage in honor of the legendary journalist’s memorial service, which is taking place today

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Ganging Up on Carrie Prejean – Mr. wOw Is Not Amused

Keith Olbermann, MSNBC’s chief ranter, and Michael Musto, the oft-witty author and Village Voice columnist, had a fine time the other night, skewering Carrie Prejean, the controversial ex-Miss California. Prejean is suing Miss USA pageant officials for “religious discrimination.” In her suit, she mentions, among other things, being held up to ridicule by Musto and […]

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