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Cupid Is Stupid

Vicki Abelson | Posted 01.29.2015 | Divorce
Vicki Abelson

I've been sober for 12 plus years. I've been single for four and a half. The last time I slept in the warm embrace of a man was... well... let's just say it was two presidents ago. And one had a double term. When you do the math, it's a pretty shitty equation.

When It Comes to Redheads, Color Me Smitten

Mary Novaria | Posted 08.22.2013 | Arts
Mary Novaria

I've got paintings of redheads on my walls and seek out gifts and cards with photos and drawings of those luscious locks. So naturally, I took notice when I saw the ad on the back of an LA city bus -- a fetching, red-haired woman named Tanna Frederick was starring in a play called The Rainmaker.

'Valerie Harper Is Teaching Me How To Live'

Vicki Abelson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty
Vicki Abelson

I loved Mary. And Phyllis, Sue Ann Nivens and Georgette... but I was, I am, a Rhoda. Through Rhoda, Valerie Harper gave me and countless other girls permission to be outspoken, opinionated, talk with a funny accent and dream of shining in a supporting role so brightly as to become a leading lady and a star, while remaining true to her essence.