Category Archives: Culture

Family Mythology by Susan Shreve

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I grew up in a family of superlatives.  Our accomplishments were exaggerated versions of the truth although I didn’t know that we were spinning our own mythology out of airy cotton candy until I was grown up myself. As children our achievements were extraordinary and so were our failures.  I was not simply a difficult […]

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The Real Deal: Writing Politics, Writing Fiction

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The politician from Queens – picture an Easter Island statue in a pinstriped suit – spotted me at a charity event.  In a boom of a voice that could cause the earth to tremble as far away as Staten Island, he called out: “Sue sweetheart!”  I smiled, delighted to see his huge, flat boulder of […]

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‘Hey Jude’ and St. Jude Soar Together

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Watch Marlo Thomas’ dream coming true

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My Legitimate Rape

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Excerpted and adapted from Sandra’s upcoming memoir, Sleeping with Bozo, and Other Clowns

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wOw Radio: Senator Tom Coburn and Judith Martin – June 6, 2012

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wOw Radio is on a brief summer break, but we’ll be playing past shows every Wednesday, 10 am EST SiriusXM Stars 107 Senator Tom Coburn: “The Debt Bomb” looms Congress violates pledges left and right Miss Manners solves the problem with revolving doors In case you miss it live: Encore presentations will air Wednesdays at […]

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wOw Radio: Bob Pittman and Andrew Ross Sorkin – May 30, 2012

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wOw Radio is on a brief summer break, but we’ll be playing past shows every Wednesday, 10 am EST SiriusXM Stars 107 Bob Pittman on the most competitive business he’s been in Bob Pittman: Why liberals would make bad reality TV stars Andrew Ross Sorkin says don’t weep for Zuckerberg just yet In case you […]

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wOw Radio: Sheila Nevins & Founder of “The FBomb”, Julie Zeilinger – May 23, 2012

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wOw Radio is on a brief summer break, but we’ll be playing past shows every Wednesday, 10 am EST SiriusXM Stars 107 Sheila Nevins gets real about obesity Sheila Nevins on her flirtatious past and getting her hands “done” Julie Zeilinger on feminism and sex In case you miss it live: Encore presentations will air […]

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wOw Radio: Senator Olympia Snowe & Mary Higgins Clark – May 16, 2012

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wOw Radio is on a brief summer break, but we’ll be playing past shows every Wednesday, 10 am EST SiriusXM Stars 107 Olympia Snowe: “Obama was not cooperative” but “Clinton was a great compromiser” Mary Higgins Clark and her daughter Carol discuss the family plot (and we don’t mean in regards to a book) In […]

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wOw Radio: Tina Brown & Marilu Henner – May 9, 2012

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wOw Radio is on a brief summer break, but we’ll be playing past shows every Wednesday, 10 am EST SiriusXM Stars 107  Tina Brown answers our question: “Have women made it?” Tina gets real and talks about the issues: Occupy Wall Street and Autism Marilu Henner can’t be stumped by best friend and Modern Family‘s […]

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wOw Radio: Christiane Amanpour & Nancy Gibbs – May 2, 2012

wOw Radio is on a brief summer break, but we’ll be playing past shows every Wednesday, 10 am EST SiriusXM Stars 107 Christiane Amanpour on the working mother’s balancing act Christiane Amanpour’s surprise caller Nancy Gibbs inside her book Nancy Gibbs reveals the surprising midnight phone calls of President Clinton Purchase Nancy Gibbs’ new book […]

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