Category Archive: Scandals

Calling Time on News of the World: Rupert Murdoch Talks, Rebekah Brooks Weeps.

Hacked to death.   After 167 years, time was called on Britain’s biggest-selling Sunday newspaper (unbelievable but true), the News of the World, by its owner, one Rupert Murdoch. The final edition goes out… Continue reading

Social Media Rituals or “the timeless human desire for attention?”

I have deliberately avoided any mention of the political peccadilloes concerning the latest scandal that is Anthony Weiner, NY Democrat representative in the US Congress. There is enough information out there for anyone… Continue reading

Marie and Maria . . .

. . . and the attempts to live happily ever after with Mr Right. Sitting in the bar of a hotel in San Francisco, my company for the duration was the television tuned to… Continue reading

More News from Newt

Can’t wait till Wednesday!  Apparently that is the day Newt Gingrich announces he will be throwing his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential election. So, if I… Continue reading

Elizabeth Taylor, RIP . . .

. . . but we know she will live forever up there on the big screen across which she blazed such a trail in the history of twentieth century cinema. Her death has… Continue reading


Another dirty day here in LA, the smog sits over the hills of Hollywood and soon we will be out of here and heading into the desert of Death Valley. I am simply… Continue reading

Such a Tease . . .

. . .  is Newt Gingrich.  Remember Newt? Former Speaker of the house, he is considering running as a candidate in the 2012 Presidential race. Announcing recently the launch of an “exploratory phase”… Continue reading

“Daddy Has A Problem . . . “

. . . admits the Rev Grant Storms, the New Orleans pastor arrested yesterday on obscenity charges. Married with four young children, he is not looking forward to having to explain to his children… Continue reading

Adventures with Grandpa Dick . . .

. . . he’s back!  But, did he ever really go away? Dick Cheney, the gift who keeps on giving courtesy of a battery-powered heart pump, broke the early morning light of  yesterday… Continue reading