When Al Pacino got his first important theater role, an actor who didn't get the part asked him how that happened.
"Just lucky," Pacino said.
When I was going through the most challenging times in my life, I wanted nothing more than to read something -- anything -- from someone wh...
Middle age refers more
To landscape than to time:
It's as if you'd reached
The top of a hill
And could see all the way
To the end of your life,
"If it's been done it's been said and if it's been said it's been done" is the old saw that's usually applied to human sexuality. But do you give cre...
Please stop. Shut up. Stop tweeting. Stop talking. And stop acting like "name one genius that ain't crazy" is a reason to act like an ignorant asshole. You think of yourself as a "soldier of culture," and yet your entire message is engulfed by your public persona.
The reason some people are above the law is because of advice like Nussbaum's. She doubts people will stand up to power and tells survivors that seeking justice is futile. Nussbaum is wrong. Some people will stand up -- sometimes at great personal cost -- and survivors can find justice.
Bill Cosby has lost his first battle on the issue of whether an alleged 2005 agreement with a prosecutor bars his current Pennsylvania prosecution. The judge ruled at the end of the hearing, denying Cosby's motion to dismiss.
Tilting toward Mecca.
"Thou doth protest too much." That's my reaction to President Barack Obama's visit to a mosque yesterday.
There is ...
Based on the evidence presented at the hearing, I still think there's a real possibility that Cosby could succeed with this motion, at least in part. The result may turn on some key differences between the two sides' portrayals of what happened back in 2005.
Bill Cosby's lawyers have filed a motion to dismiss his criminal case based on an alleged agreement made with the prosecutor's office back in 2005. H...
Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldly engaging the public on current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.
A GOP Strategist's Memo To Bernie Sanders After Last Night's Democrat Debate
Hillary is nervous...
TO: Bernie Sanders, Socialist
January 17. 2016
TO: Bernie Sanders, Socialist
FROM: Arnold Steinberg, Republican Strategist
RE: Tonight's Debate
It's highly unlikely y...
Thursday's Fox Business News Republican presidential debate in Charleston will likely overshadow Sunday's Democratic debate in that same city.
Even suggesting that Bill Cosby is a "victim" will raise the ire of many readers. But he is not really the "victim." He's simply the precedent -- a sad and problematic precedent.
People are finally acknowledging the need for reform and hopefully changes come about sooner than later. But, perhaps in the meantime, we can take the initiative to stop blaming and criminalizing Black bodies in death that were already dehumanized in life.