Entries from October 2009

Why I Won’t Be Asking Santa for a Bodyguard This Christmas

October 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Let’s not get distracted by asking why in the world I would ever even think I might need personal protection—my delusions are my own business. I’m just saying that, via some odd cosmic coincidence, bodyguards have been on my mind. U2 performed in Southern California on Sunday and I scored a pre-show party pass. It […]


A Year of Sexual Blunders by Powerful Men: Blame it on High School

October 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

David Letterman is this week’s Exhibit A in the ongoing case of Powerful Men v. Sexual Integrity, having climbed over Roman Polanski, who was last week’s winner.   Congratulations, David. And as I look over the year’s debris of the rich and powerful men (even if it was occasionally a wealth paid for taxpayer dollars, in […]


Roman Polanski Belongs in Jail!

October 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

Why is there all this sentimentalism and taking of sides on the issue of whether film director Roman Polanski should serve his time?  As of last evening, Debra Winger and other members of the film community were uniting to save Polanski like he was a harpooned mother dolphin in Japanese waters, and on the other […]