Queen of Your Own Life!

Kathy Kinney (best known as Mimi on The Drew Carey Show) has co-authored a book with a publishing exec I've never heard of named Cindy Ratzlaff - the book's website states: Ratzlaff is a publishing executive, who created marketing campaigns for more than 100 New York Times best-selling books, including The South Beach Diet, as … Continue reading Queen of Your Own Life!

Today in Things I Wrote Elsewhere

I did my first feature on Salon, on the next generation of abortion providers. (That's what kept me away from the blog for most of last week, btw.) I also wrote this morning about how the vitriol aimed at women who choose not to have children is suspiciously similar to anti-abortion rhetoric. You think maybe … Continue reading Today in Things I Wrote Elsewhere

In Which I Continue to Learn the Hard Way What NOT to Say to Reporters

So, a week or so ago, I did an interview with Joel Mathis from the Philadelphia Weekly. (I was warned that it would be about fat women and sex---for a sex-themed issue---and I warned him back that I'm probably too prudish deep down to give him any juicy quotes. We proceeded from there.) So. He … Continue reading In Which I Continue to Learn the Hard Way What NOT to Say to Reporters

Reminder: Philly and Boston appearances this weekend!

In case you missed it or hadn't heard, Marianne and I will be reading and answering questions in Philly tomorrow at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., from 4-5 p.m. (in between performances of "Fat Camp," the new revue by Big Moves Boston).  On Sunday, we'll be in Boston, reading at Lir Irish Pub, 903 Boylston St., … Continue reading Reminder: Philly and Boston appearances this weekend!