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Juliet Jeske
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Juliet Jeske is a New York based comedian, actress and writer. She has worked extensively in theater and live performance. Due to overwhelming support from readers of the Huffington Post she is currently working on a memoir about being married to a gay clown. .

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Rachel Dolezal - White Like Me - A Parody

(3) Comments | Posted June 19, 2015 | 1:00 PM

Comedians Kelley Lynn and Juliet Jeske's take on Rachel Dolezal

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Dear Mom: Thank You For Working

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 5:48 AM

I'm writing this in response to the much-maligned article that appeared in the Huffington Post, "Dear Daughter, Here's Why I Don't Work" by Lydia Lovric. The author takes a lot of pride in her decision to stay at home while raising her kids. It's great that Lovric is happy with...

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Rick Perry, This Is What Happens When People Are Forced to Live in the Closet

(3) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 2:21 PM

Rick Perry, you really don't understand homosexuality. To quote you directly:

Whether or not you feel compelled to follow a particular lifestyle or not, you have the ability to decide not to do that. I may have the genetic coding that I'm inclined to be an alcoholic, but...
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One 'Straight Spouse' for Marriage Equality

(15) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 1:33 PM

The current court struggles against California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in the U.S. Supreme Court could help decide the fate of same-sex marriage in this country. If the federal government decides that limiting marriage to one man and one woman is unconstitutional,...

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Melissa McCarthy Is Obese -- So What?

(82) Comments | Posted February 10, 2013 | 11:44 AM

In his recent movie review for the newly released Identity Theft , Rex Reed refers to Melissa McCarthy as tractor-sized, humongous, obese and a female hippo. Rex Reed hated the film, tearing apart the screenplay, the direction and even the very premise. He has every right to his...

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So Sandy Made You Fat...

(1) Comments | Posted November 8, 2012 | 2:51 PM

I have read a bunch of articles on the web lately about New Yorkers who gained weight while stuck at home with no power. The boredom of life without social media, cable television or even light to read a book took its toll. Sitting and staring at your...

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An Educational Film for Republicans: Women's Health

(3) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 6:01 PM

A short educational film for Republicans on Women's Health and the common myths about pregnancy.

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Chick-Fil-A, Do You Really Want to Run Your Company on Biblical Values?

(150) Comments | Posted July 26, 2012 | 5:36 PM

So a top-ranking executive at the fast food chain Chick-Fil-A, Dan Cathy, said the following in an article in the Baptist Press:

We are very much supportive of the family -- the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we...
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Here We Go Again: Women Aren't Funny According to Adam Carolla

(124) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 12:38 AM

According to Adam Carolla, he wouldn't place a bet on women being funny. I am going to quote from the following interview from the New York Post.

The lesson you learned from a sexual harassment seminar was "Don't hire chicks." Do you hate working with women?

No. But...

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John Mayer Doth Protest Too Much

(11) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 4:08 PM

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone John Mayer revealed he was upset that his former flame Taylor Swift, wrote a song "Dear John" that is most likely about him. He confessed he was "really humiliated" and "I'm pretty good at taking accountability now, and I never did...

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Travolta, Gay or Not Gay... Why Should We Care?

(127) Comments | Posted May 25, 2012 | 2:46 AM

Speculation on John Travolta's sexual orientation has dogged the actor for years. Is he or isn't he gay? He has been married to actress Kelly Preston since 1991. Publicly, they have always maintained that their marriage is completely traditional. So why do these rumors persist? Is it mere speculation? Is...

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HBO's Girls -- A Parody

(3) Comments | Posted May 4, 2012 | 11:19 AM

One upon a time HBO decided to give a privileged, white 25-year-old woman her own show, and this is the result.

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Removing the Stigma of Divorce

(69) Comments | Posted April 9, 2012 | 7:45 PM

I have heard some buzz about certain politicians advocating for tougher divorce laws. So I did some research in the anti-divorce movement and some of what I found really made my head spin. For instance, in an article on www.smartmarriages.com, I found the following:

It is hardly debatable...

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Rush Limbaugh -- Sluts, Prostitutes or Just a Pack of Lies?

(14) Comments | Posted March 12, 2012 | 7:55 AM

Rush Limbaugh decided to personally attack Sandra Fluke, a law student at Georgetown University who testified before the congressional committee on birth control. For sharing her personal story about the high cost of her birth control Mr. Limbaugh labeled her both a slut and a prostitute. I am not going...

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Life After Divorce: Surviving Valentine's Day

(35) Comments | Posted February 9, 2012 | 11:25 AM

Valentine's day is a holiday dreaded by some and cherished by others. Florists, chocolatiers, lingerie designers, jewelers, sex shops, restaurants, greeting card makers, horse-drawn carriage drivers and happy couples adore the holiday, while it causes distress for just about everyone else.

I don't know if I have ever been...

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Was Madonna Too Old for the Halftime Show? Or Is This Just a Double Standard?

(24) Comments | Posted February 8, 2012 | 9:12 AM

I never watch the Super Bowl; normally I could care less. But this year the NY Giants were playing and after their dramatic win to the 49ers in the playoffs, I was excited enough to watch the game with a large group of friends. I knew Madonna was going to...

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Life After Divorce: Kiddie Table Banishment

(216) Comments | Posted December 19, 2011 | 2:30 AM

No one likes to talk about it. But I have heard from a few friends that post-divorce this problem is quite common. There is some real estate that is downright coveted come holiday time. And sometimes post-divorce you lose your stake at it -- a seat at the adult table...

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Dating After Divorce: How To Not Use Social Media

(20) Comments | Posted December 13, 2011 | 9:26 PM

I would love to write that post-divorce I handled my online social media profiles with grace, restraint and dignity, but that it would be a total and utter fabrication. What I did instead was vomit my personal hell and torment over the internet, and was unapologetic about it. In some...

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Why Divorce Is More Than A Breakup

(355) Comments | Posted December 13, 2011 | 10:45 AM

One of the most annoying things that I heard repeatedly after I left my husband was the following:

"I just broke up with my boyfriend, I know exactly how you feel"

I know that my friends who told me that were trying to make me feel better. They were trying...

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My Ex-Husband The Clown

(152) Comments | Posted December 5, 2011 | 1:50 AM

I remember telling my parents when I first met the man who is now my ex-husband. I started with the positives -- he was college educated, worked with the touring company of Chicago's acclaimed Second City, studied with the Cambridge Footlights in England and had toured the world a few...

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