| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:18 AM
My ex is stealing my friends! Two months ago I broke up with my boyfriend; let's call him "Sam." We had a lovely, loving relationship, but I ultimately didn't see it going anywhere. So after much deliberation and heartache, I broke it off. We met...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:31 PM
1. "The Casual Vacancy" by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown, $35). A small English town is rattled by the unexpected death of an elected official. Last week: —
2. "Winter of the World" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The second...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:30 AM
I am afflicted with a persistent sexual fantasy that I'd rather not have. In recent years, I have developed a slightly unhinged attraction to Republicans. I'm your typical college-educated, urban-elitist lefty. I want saved whales, married gays and...
| Nov 3, 2012
Misery loves company. No wonder Europeans like President Obama and his failed economic policies.
Colin Powell still supports President Obama after four years of observing his performance. It now scares me that this man once wore four stars on his...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Ann Coulter, the willowy Cohen look-alike and conservative provocateur, insists that she is more of a man than any liberal.
You know she's just having a little fun. Many talk radio/public affairs TV/newspaper columnists tend to spread the hyperbole a...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:45 PM
The poison seeps slowly into the future. No one notices.
"The Obama administration," the Wall Street Journal informs us, "plans to arm Italy's fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced hunter-killer drone...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The Jefferson County League of Women Voters and the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at Shepherd University will co-host the 2004 film “Iron Jawed Angels” starring Hilary Swank and Anjelica Huston portraying key characters in...
| Sep 26, 2012
A civil war is brewing within the Republican Party. It's a fight between two familiar factions: the party establishment versus the right-wingers.
Think back to the Anybody-But-Mitt movement that threw a succession of conservative front-runners in front...
| Feb 13, 2013
This week has been a tough one for me, both as a fan of comics & science fiction AND as a professional writer. See, for the last few days, comic book readers have been debating DC Comics’ hiring of Orson Scott Card to write a Superman story for...
| Feb 2, 2013
I know a lot of you are nervous about Florida's junior senator and his playing footsie on immigration reform with the enemy, the so-called "failed president" who managed to use the issue to get re-elected, handily. So much for taking our country back....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:25 AM
More than a thousand people showed up for a recent Savage Love Live event at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It goes without saying that the students at UW submitted more questions than I could answer in 90 minutes. As promised, Madison, here are...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- And now begins the quadrennial exercise of coming to terms with the loss of a presidency.
For the second time in a row, Republicans are the grieving party proceeding through the five stages.
Denial. "I think this is premature," Karl Rove...