Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cautionary Fails: The Worst Celeb Relationship Moments of 2010

My latest column for Industry Winter 2011

Cautionary Fails: The Worst Celeb Relationship Moments of 2010

Since it is that time of the year for reminiscing, putting our difficult finances to bed for the year, noting the rude reminder of last year’s New Year’s resolutions, let’s leaven our stressed yuletide cheer with a little schadenfraude, and look at the most ludicrous, disastrous, slightly creepy, and long overdue relationship eruptions over the last year.
This was a year marked by outburst and indulgence, from Mel Gibson’s rageful, racist rant, secretly recorded by his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva for use against him in their rancorous custody case, to Charlie Sheen’s violent tendencies, to poor Sandra Bullock’s slumming hubby, to Tiger Woods’ transgressions—and the year-long rollout of progressively more kinky details of his apparently bottomless appetite for tail.

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Getting My Kicks in Psychodrama

Here’s my Flavor of the Week for New York Press

Getting My Kicks in Psychodrama by Emily Johnson

“Every week I got a good dose of reality when we met again as indifferent people, barely acquaintances, even though we knew each other better than most. I thought maybe I’d see him somewhere at some point, and we’d have coffee, and start to develop a real relationship.”

Action Is Hope

“Action is hope. At the end of each day, when you’ve done your work, you lie there and think, Well, I’ll be damned, I did this today. It doesn’t matter how good it is, or how bad—you did it. At the end of the week you’ll have a certain amount of accumulation. At the end of a year, you look back and say, I’ll be damned, it’s been a good year.”

Ray Bradbury, Paris Review Interview