Tag Archives: The New York Times

Ms. Mastectomy News Flash: Angelina Jolie Has Preventative Double Mastectomy

CBC’s The Current called me early this morning, wondering what I thought about Angelina Jolie‘s prophylactic double mastectomy and the Op-Ed she wrote in today’s New York Times. Shocked by the news, I read Jolie’s Op-Ed several times. Clearly, Jolie’s … Continue reading

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Heart-Breaking News: The Flying Pig Presumed Lost in Space After Failing To Meet Curiosity on Mars

Like many Cyberspace stories, it all started with a GreatDismal tweet: “Okay, when is Curiosity ETA in PST?” Intrigued, I quickly discovered that Curiosity was NASA‘s hightech Space Rover and somehow it was flying autonomously and closing in on Mars. Knowing “it’s … Continue reading

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Have You Heard About My “Make David Sedaris Happy!” Contest?

David Sedaris is my favourite author. And he needs to read my book. Why? Because The New York Times recently asked him, “What’s your favorite literary genre?” and he confessed, “I like nonfiction books about people with wretched lives…” This … Continue reading

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Big Apple Adventures Presents My “Vagina” Dialogue With Bestselling Author Naomi Wolf

Last week, I attended the Jewish Book Council Network’s “Meet the Author” event — described by The New York Times as “a combination of ‘The Gong Show’ and speed-dating.” And that it was!  In alphabetical order, we writers rushed to … Continue reading

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Vancouver Author Robyn Michele Levy Launches “Make David Sedaris Happy!” Contest

David Sedaris is my favourite author. And he needs to read my book. Why? Because The New York Times recently asked him, “What’s your favorite literary genre?” and he confessed, “I like nonfiction books about people with wretched lives…” This … Continue reading

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