Search Results for: Deborah Grabien

Podcast Interview: Movie Critic Gilbert Mansergh’s Marvelous Tribute to His Marvelous Mom

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Click Above to Listen to Interview:  In anticipation of the official launch of Gil Mansergh’s novel, The Marvelous Journals of Miss Virginia Pettingill, on October 11th, the tables were turned on this month’s Sonoma County NPR station, KRCB-FM Word By Word: Conversations With Writers show. The host of the show is Gil himself, but this […]

A Message from Editor-in-Chief, Patricia V Davis about The Women’s PowerStrategy Conference

Dear Readers: March is Women’s History Month. The fact that women have a “history month” only serves to convince me that we’re still considered a minority and still compartmentalized, just like every other group that is given a “history month.” To me, these sorts of concessions are designed to get us to sit down, shut […]

The Thing About Movements…

by Deborah Grabien First things first: I should say, up front, that this is not going to be a particularly unbiased look at the Occupy movement. As much as I would have liked this to be an exemplar of classic journalism – with the author’s opinion tidily tucked into the background in favor of impartiality […]

Where Stories Are Found: in the oddest places

by Deborah Grabien photo: ‘Massage Therapist’ by Lydia Selk   A few months ago, literally five minutes walk from my home in San Francisco, someone opened a cheap massage place. For me, as a writer with multiple sclerosis, that’s a gift from the cosmos. I spend long hours at the computer, I have a neurological […]

Harlots Sauce June Book Reviews

32 Candles by Ernessa T. Carter Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Amistad (June 2010) ISBN-10: 0061957844 Reviewed by Jo O’Neil Nicknamed ‘Monkey Night’ by those who taunt her mercilessly in high school, Davidia Jone’s life-defining, tragicomic moments with an abusive mother, repulsive father, and the rich, unattainable boy she has a crush on are narrated via […]

Podcast Interview with James Redford: “I Ask Myself ─ Even if Nothing Comes of It, Will it Enrich My Life by My Having Spent Time on It?’”

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UPDATE ON James Redford Screening of MANN vs. FORD Wednesday, July 6, 7:00 p.m. at The Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center Director Maro Chermayeff and producer James Redford will introduce and discuss a screening of their powerful new documentary Mann v. Ford, focusing on one of the largest toxic-waste cases in American history. Just […]

Podcast Interview with author Scott James: “People Don’t Want the Government in their Bedrooms”

One of the best things about living in the Bay Area of San Francisco is that I get to meet and mingle with some of the most talented artists in the world: Amy Tan standing six feet away from me, singing “These Boots are Made for Walking” with the band, Los Train Wreck, as I […]

Guest Writers

Click Names to See Articles Beecher, Cynthia Burke, Amber Carranza, Ann Clark, Eros-Alegra Cohen, Sage Comer Miller, Renee Corbett, David Coshnear, Daniel Falcone, Christine Flanigan, Amy Freele, Stefanie Friedman, Jane Goldin, Lorrie Grabien, Deborah Hancock, James Hessenius, Barry C. Karamistsos, Maria Kennedy, Erin Kerr, Jennifer Larsen, Michael Maynard, Joyce Medhat, Taher Jo O’Neil Proctor, Sashana […]