Why Women Love Donald Trump

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In 1980 I was a gun-toting, chain-smoking, bourbon swilling, diehard Ronald Reagan supporter. I got my whole family to vote for him. But when I got into the polling booth, I pulled the trigger for Jimmy Carter. I was surprised, shocked, and not a little embarrassed, but in my heart of hearts I understood he was the better man. Whether …

Maggie Terry by Sarah Schulman

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(Reprinted from The New York Journal of Books) Ex-cop and newly recovered addict Maggie Terry is utterly shattered when we meet her on the first day of her new job as detective at a small law firm. Maggie is desperate to rebuild herself, yet despite 18 months of rehab, she isn’t prepared for life outside a halfway house. Her apartment …

Verge – by Z Egloff

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Claire McMinn’s trying to get her life in order. She’s given up drinking. She’s stopped sleeping with her best friend. She’s working hard at college, hoping to get into film school. But she really shouldn’t have slept with her film instructor’s wife. Or made a video of it. Or drunkenly left it in his desk drawer.  When Claire’s beloved instructor …

Goodbye old website, hello new

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Some of you remember how fun my first website was – desk drawers opened, a raven cawed, the dog woke up, mountain lions ran outside the window, and if you clicked the clock my office would change from day lit to moon lit. Then tablets and smartphones made the site unwieldy and hard to open. The designer updated it, making …