Monthly Archives: May 2010

Leave the Kids Out of It, Mr. President

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Mr. wOw wonders: What does the president’s daughter have to do with the Gulf oil spill?

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The Nose Knows … Where to Visit, by Sharon Hoge

A glorious exhibit celebrates flowers and fragrance – and brings sense and scents together.

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Does Money Make You Stupid?

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Like many of you, I woke up yesterday to the news that Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, was caught on camera accepting money in exchange for access to her ex-husband, Prince Andrew, who also happens to be the British trade representative. Looking as disheveled as you’d expect someone who had no idea she was […]

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Mr. wOw Shudders – Texas Bludgeons Textbooks

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Is it time for the Lone Star State to secede?

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Mr. wOw’s Big ‘Nevermind’

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A brief musing on our toxic times and fevered minds.

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Hedonism in the Kitchen: A Q&A With Mireille Guiliano (Recipe)

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WOWOWOW: The first review of your new book, The French Women Don’t Get Fat Cookbook, in Booklist, the digital counterpart of the American Library Association, raves about your recipes, the warm tone, the anecdotes and your final list of reasons to cook. You’ve done different lists at the end of each of your books; is […]

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The Connection Between Facebook and Identity Theft

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I got an e-mail message from Amazon.com last week. Seems the order I placed for a t-shirt – one of those screened to look like a tuxedo – had been canceled. “Damn it,” I muttered to myself. “Somebody got me.” I found my way to the “Contact Us” section of Amazon, put the order number […]

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Mr. wOw on Joy Behar, ‘Jersey Shore’ and Laura Bush

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Mr. wOw fell into the Joy Behar show the other night. Behar, the braying “comic” who brings her high-decibel opinions to “The View” every day, also has her own hour-long experiment in terror on HLN. Behar was interviewing Food Network cutie Rachael Ray. Miss Ray was charming. Joy peppered Rachael with questions about current events, […]

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The Humble Beginnings of My Somewhat Spiritual Self

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It started with my period. I had an inkling that I was somehow related to the universe because how else would the moon have had a direct line to my ovaries? Every twenty-eight days, like clockwork, with accuracy rivaling Big Ben, these two entities – my eggs and Benny – would be in precise and […]

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The Woman I Love, by Peter Rogers

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Why I love Mary Elizabeth, Lizzie, Liz Smith. Our Women I Love series is written by good men expressing what it is they love about their women. Liz is an Aquarian. I am an Aquarian. For those who don’t know, Aquarians always like each other (matching egos). We also love Geminis. Geminis challenge us mentally […]

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