It's such a disappointment when our favorite writer or entertainer says or does something that not only disappoints or confuses us, but offends us. His or her personal philosophy shouldn't enter into it, but it does.
The last time I went to the Jersey Shore, Mike "the Situation" Sorrentino took me for frozen custard. I would buy everyone in the world right now a frozen custard, just so they would realize how special the Jersey Shore is. And then they would donate whatever they could afford to the American Red Cross.
Now that we are coming to the end of National Bully Prevention month, now what? Bullies move on because it's easy for them; they have suffered no collateral damage, but the bullied sometimes never get the chance to.
Remember when female celebrities were curvy and beautiful and nobody cared? Or rather, when they were curvy and beautiful and people appreciated their unique appeal instead of dissecting it?
I see our American response to Haiti as admirable compassion mixed also with a dangerous forgetfulness, perfectly captured by Mr. George Clooney's one hundred fundraising stars the other night.
When you really look at the traffic the average site generates, you see the Web is actually a big lonely place. And without real traffic, you're just preaching in an echo chamber.
An extraordinary new book offers the best account I have read of the JFK tragedy and its significance.
If you think of humans as the creatures most capable of learning from past mistakes, the ongoing saga of Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans after the federal levees breached should give you some pause.
I was sorry to watch, live on CNN, Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster and all around "Man of the People" Jack Cafferty spit on me on his broadcast today.
Why would I fly across the country on my own dime knowing I would most likely end up in jail in one of the poorest parts of America? Well, have you ever heard of MTR?
Whatever personal problems that public officials deal with privately, leave them alone. This could happen to anyone, in any state, regardless of party.
Leadership, Governor Schwarzenegger, means doing the right thing: serving people, not victimizing them.
One does not have to possess one molecule of identification with the gay cultural or political experience in this country to believe that gay Americans have the right to marry.
Believe it or not, the Brooklyn Bridge, as we know and love it, is in danger of being completely overshadowed by a monstrous commercial development.
While on the David Letterman program, I joked that I might need a "mail-order bride" to achieve the goal of having more children in my life. I believe that most people understood that this was a joke and took it as such.
There can be only one legitimate response to the auto crisis. Let energy conservation and fuel efficiency rule the day. Let the carmakers go under.