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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

I’m pleased that the women’s U.S. soccer team will get a Manhattan ticker-tape parade next week Friday in celebration of its World Cup win. View image | gettyimages.com On the other hand, if I were on the team, I might be thinking, “Fuck the ticker tape … where’s my money?” As has been widely reported, […]

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Monday, November 24, 2014

One of the good things about being a jewelry designer is that I always have the appropriate accessories for any occasion, such as today’s official release of Shady XV, the double album celebrating 15 years of Eminem’s Shady Records label.  Let me take a selfie …. That photo was inspired by my gorgeous rapper friend […]

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Monday, October 27, 2014

MrB and I recently visited Tucson, where he received the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award from the University of Arizona School of Journalism. The Zenger award honors journalists who “fight for freedom of the press and the people’s right to know.”  The school’s website elaborates: “[The award] is named for a husband and […]

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Sixth-century B.C. Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu — the father of Taoism — said, “He who knows does not speak; he who speaks does not know.” In a “you’re going to regret this for a loooooong time” moment, Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, spoke without knowing at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in […]

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

I was managing editor of People Magazine’s website in 1999, and I’ve subscribed to the magazine ever since I left that job. Today, I was flipping through the Sept. 15, 2014, issue and came across an item about the recent celebrity nude-photo hacking. Because it slut-shamed and blamed actress Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton […]

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Columbia University’s 2014 commencement ceremony took place yesterday. (To celebrate, the Empire State Building was lit in the school colors of blue and white.) This year is a big anniversary for my own graduation from Columbia University, which took place on May 17, 1989. I can’t stand to say the actual number of years because […]

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

I need to thank my gorgeous online friend Marguerite for pointing out the Instagram from Jill Abramson‘s daughter, Cornelia. “Mom’s badass new hobby,” Cornelia wrote as a caption on a picture of Jill in boxing gloves, using the hashtags #girls and #pushy. This Instagram is giving me life! It also made me finalize the idea […]

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

If you’ve been on Twitter today, you already know it: This afternoon, the New York Times reported that Jill Abramson, its executive editor, “is unexpectedly leaving the position and will be replaced by Dean Baquet, the managing editor.” Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. made the announcement in the Times newsroom at 2:30 p.m. ET. Abramson, 60, […]

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

I’ve loved singer Kelis ever since she appeared on the scene in 1999 with her debut single, “Caught Out There.”  The song’s “Augggggh! I hate you so much right now!” line — aimed at a cheating man — and Kelis’s rainbow hair in the video always screamed “Badass!” to me. Because of Kelis’s badass credentials […]

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Monday, April 7, 2014

It wasn’t on my bucket list but, in hindsight, it feels like it should have been: “I want to irk Gloria Steinem and cheer Miley Cyrus in one day!” Imagine telling someone that! I’m sure the response would be “Not a chance.” Despite the odds, on Saturday, I managed to achieve both of these things. […]

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