The Weather

Project Write Stuff

In an already glutted reality television market comes a new offering this fall: Project Write Stuff. Twelve aspiring writers compete to win a book deal, a year’s supply of coffee, a cat-a-day desk calendar, but best…

Inconceivable

Body Talk

It doesn’t surprise me that, when I finally decided to have kids, after my husband and I weighed the pros and cons and navigated the ambivalence in between, my body had other ideas. My body doesn’t…

Memoir

Right Little Shits

You might think you can’t tell a story that you don’t remember. But you can. Monday October 12, 2012. Odd day as I woke up in hospital. Memory lapse. Rob’s MS not a shock. Jane came.…

LA Stories

A Gift from God: True Story

It must have been July 1997, because we’d just emerged from the Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, after catching a late opening-night screening of the Robert Zemeckis film Contact. It’s about Jodi Foster seeking signs of…

Sleeper Celluloid: Real Reviews of Fake Movies

For The Kids

Director: R.J. Cutler; Starring Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt As the world exploded with excitement upon the release of Brad…