“A writer is someone who is interested in all the arts, in politics, and of course the psychology of people. Someone passionate about everything.”
– Susan Sontag, Radio France Interview (“Regarding Susan Sontag,” from HBO)

An excerpt from the latest book by Taylor Marsh:

…This is the heart of infidelity – physical lust and longing that are separate from love. Having the ability to live in the eye of passion blocking all else out, not allowing the complications of feelings and emotions to enter the arena of desire. Nothing exists but two human animals finding their way to erotic release. Carnality can catch you up in its vortex where you find yourself doing things you never dreamed of before. Sexual acts of unbounded moral lethality or unlimited imagination can take you over a pleasure cliff you never knew existed, and over which you feel you have no control. When an affair is moored in the physical alone, no earthly responsibilities attached, the escape works like a narcotic. It becomes an obsession, and is equally as deadly as any drug. […]

SNL 40 Delivers, and so Does Miley Cyrus, Complete with Brian Williams Slam

“You know there are so many things about Saturday Night Live that people don’t know. Like for example, I just found out that one of the original cast members in 1975 was Brian Williams.” […]

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When Your Orgasm Goes Missing

first published on Huffington Post

Nobody warns you.

It just happens.

At least that’s my story.

I was in my late 40s, passionately in love, and suddenly the wondrous release that always made me so giddy just wasn’t […]

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E.L. James, Most Powerful Woman Writer in Hollywood

The two are polite and witty and even cute with one another, a genuine romance bubbling up underneath all the smooth seduction. The movie has a refreshing, friendly, youthful energy; it’s exciting, and excited, […]

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Democrats Choose Philadelphia in 2016 in Back-to-Back Conventions

IMMEDIATELY following the Republican convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18-21, the Democratic convention has been announced and it will be held in Philadelphia, PA., starting July 25, 2016.

“The City of Philadelphia is excited and […]

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A Brit’s View: When Hillary Met Boris

Boris Johnson, the soon-to-be-former Mayor of London, pitched up in New York yesterday on another one of his foreign jaunts promoting himself the UK, and the capital in particular. Once the most powerful Tory […]

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NBC Brass Lowers Boom on Brian Williams

THE BOSSES at NBC News saved the network’s reputation while simultaneously delivering a message to the public that no one at the network is too big to fail, something that many whispered was the […]

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Jon Stewart Leaving Comedy Central

THE LEGENDARY comedian hinted at it not too long ago when the conversation of his contract came up, which is up for renewal later this year. His directing debut in Rosewater was another […]

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Hillary Advocates Jockeying *Updated*

SOON AFTER conservative reporter Nicholas Confessore wrote a nothing burger post baiting Democrats in the New York Times, David Brock sent a message. Political consultancy is a power game of financial jockeying for influence, […]

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A Brit’s View: Lord Green’s HSBC Tax Problems

It sounds like HSBC has been up to some dodgy dealings. Who’d have thought that a global financial operator would help its wealthy customers avoid tax at home by using Switzerland as a monetary […]

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