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An Open Letter From an Indie Author to America's Independent Booksellers

Hillary Rettig | Posted 03.13.2012 | Books
Hillary Rettig

Many indie authors, as it happens, are highly entrepreneurial and professional, and many of us are managing to sell our books on Amazon and elsewhere, so why shouldn't you be able to work with us and cash in?

Men Can Be 'Cat Ladies,' Too

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 01.29.2012 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Gymboree's indiscretion last week continues to offend me. If you haven't heard about it, some moms were in an uproar because the children's outfitter ...

The Dilemma: Caring For Elderly Parents

Salon | Posted 11.28.2011 | Fifty

It has become the baby boom generation's latest and, in some ways, most agonizing life crisis: what to do when the parents who once took care of you c...

Michael Calderone

Salon CEO Calls For 'American Spring'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- David Talbot has seen Salon go through several iterations since founding the site in 1995. He was Salon’s editor-in-chief for a decade a...

Lockheed Martin's CEO Wants Your Social Security Check

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

Military contractors are crying crocodile tears right now about the "fragility" of their industry. But in fact that industry is flush with cash, and will do or say anything to protect the one thing they care about above all else: profit.

'How Now Waxed Brow'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.20.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Before undergoing this increasingly common masculine procedure, which women get all the time, I had, indeed, only one eyebrow.

Do Corporate Women's Groups Matter?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.21.2011 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We're starting to see the term "gender fatigue." We've been talking so long about female equality in the workplace that it feels like arguing that women should have the right to vote.

Brazil's Emerging Middle Class Choose Unusual Paths To Success

csmonitor.com | Julia Michaels | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

A paper cap corralling her long, curly hair and a white paper mask muffling the lilt of her salon gossip, Meire adjusts a neon ring of light and peers...

10 Funniest Women Writers On The Web

salon.com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Comedy

Anyone who thinks ladies aren't hilarious hasn't been online. Meet the Web's queens of comedy......

Ombre Hair Color

Clyde Elezi | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Clyde Elezi

Do you recall building sand castles on the beach as a toddler and how every single women used to stare at your perfectly natural ombre highlights maki...

Jason Linkins

Donald Trump Writes YET ANOTHER Letter To Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.22.2011 | Media

As you probably know by now, Donald Trump is running for (the attention one can receive by running for) President of our United States. He offers a ro...

This One's for the Guys: Check Out the Latest Men's Hair Trends From The Drawing Room New York

Clyde Elezi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Clyde Elezi

Hair has always been an important aspect of a man's image. If you're looking to stay up-to-date, here is a quick guide to age-appropriate and professional looks for men.

Brooks Pits 'Connection' vs. 'Adventure,' But Why Not Both?

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

The conservative writer/commentator David Brooks, in this New Yorker excerpt from his new book The Social Animal: A Story of Love, Character, and Achi...

Your Hairstylist Is Leaving the Salon? Say It Isn't So!

Louis Licari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louis Licari

Just when everything seems to be copasetic, you get that shockingly unexpected phone call or letter: Your favorite hairdresser has moved to another salon.

Start A Local Sanity Salon

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

The good news is that at this moment in time -- environmental, psychological, political, social and economic issues are converging, as the true nature of our collective challenges becomes clear.

Widening the Gender Gap: A Response to Salon's Laura Miller

Jason Pinter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

Salon's Laura Miller recently examined the long-argued notion that women are underrepresented in book criticism. Now, I will not argue Miller's thesis. My problem is where it goes from there.

Weekly Pulse: White House Takes Offensive Against Health Care Repeal

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger This week, House Republicans will hold a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill is expecte...

Pander-monium Breaks Out Among 2012 GOP Hopefuls

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

As the 2012 race heats up, we'll be tracking the candidates' pander playbooks to ferret out the most interesting, egregious and hilarious suck-ups.

Garrison Keillor, Uncensored for Christmas

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jackson Williams

Some in the rightwing blogosphere, who can't stand Garrison Keillor for his liberal politics, are taking shots at him for his recent pro-Christmas pie...

Pelosi Passes the Baton to Boehner

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

As tempting and intoxicating stories of Republican Restoration and Democratic Triangulation may be, it is far more important to figure out how we can use TARP banks to reinvest in our real economy.

American Museums: All Talk, No Walk

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

We Americans have become so sensitive, so wimpy, that we are in danger of ending up with art that avoids controversy at all costs. The name for such "neutered" art? Irrelevant art. Or, simply, bad art.

Sham on You, Ben Barber

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

Ben Barber's recent Salon article, "WikiLeaks and the sham of 'public diplomacy': Our diplomats spout jingoistic nonsense about American supremacy -- instead of engaging with the rest of the world," shows his heart in the right place but his history way off in left field.

The Smartest Things Written About Antoine Dodson

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

By now, you've likely heard the story of Antoine Dodson, the 24-year-old Alabama hairdresser who was interviewed this summer on a local news report af...

At Home With Dystopia: Salon No. 7 at Marine Art Salon

Claressinka Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Claressinka Anderson

The artists in Salon No.7 are contemporary versions of the Romantic painters, grappling with a contemporary vision of the sublime in new and compelling ways.

I'm Not Leaving Salon!

Joan Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan Walsh

You've probably heard the news: I'm stepping down from editorial management at Salon. But I'm certainly not leaving -- too many headlines used that shorthand to say I'm giving up my editing job.