Another Letter to The Oppressor by Deb Danielle Younge-Ullman

Dear Oppressor, I appreciate that you’ve found me a warmer house–I don’t mind being outside sometimes, but I prefer to spend my nights indoors. I enjoy your company, when you grace me with your presence and I have kept your secret about the music you play when we’re alone on the road–no one needs to know about your penchant for Poison, Whitesnake and Bon Jovi since we are, after all,…

Thursday, January 17, 2008

It’s not your hair, buddy. By Deb Lisa Daily

Happy Halloween! I grew up in Denver, Colorado where it never failed to snow on Halloween night. Which means, most of my Halloween memories involve my brother and me, wet and miserable, tromping along in three inches of sidewalk slush, moping because we had to wear our coats over (or worse, under) our costumes. Again. I still love Halloween. I just like it better in Florida. And now, a word…

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Bald? Get a Grip by Deb Kristy

Busy week! I’ve been in Tampa, visiting my grandfather for his 86th birthday and making a couple of visits with some great independent bookstores, Inkwood Books in Tampa and Sarasota News & Books in, well, Sarasota. I also had the honor and pleasure of reading the yet to be titled manuscript of Ad Hudler’s excellent sequel to Househusband. Had a great time while away, but of course there was little…

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Some like it bald by Debutante Jennifer

I’m with Debutante Anna: I was dreading this topic because I don’t feel one way or another about bald men.  There are certainly bald men (or fictional characters anyway) I love:  Gordon from Sesame Street Mr. Clean Captain Picard Keith from Six Feet Under Lex Luthor (in most incarnations, including the portrayal by alleged natural baldy, Kevin Spacey, see below) Charlie Brown Kojak Conrad from Weeds Then there are the…

Wednesday, December 13, 2006