Kathy Griffin making an "uh-oh" face while performing on stage

My Inner Kathy Griffin

Do you remember the character Griffin played on Seinfeld? As a stand-up comic, she used real encounters with Jerry in her act. It deeply embarrassed him. When he appealed to her to stop, that became a bit, too. That was a character but the real Kathy Griffin is also outspoken, honest and unafraid. No matter what she does or who she offends, I kind of love her.

Where Few Have Traveled

I’m starting the week with a post that’s part fan-letter, part information-sharing via my former colleague, Avery Haines. We were coworkers at CKFM/MIX/CFRB roughly a century ago. We saw David Cassidy and Danny Bonaduce perform together! Now, she’s an investigative journalist with W5 and she’s just back from North Korea.  …

twilight - friends helping each other up a hill

My Limit of F***s

When Donald Trump made fun of sexual assault victim Christine Blasey-Ford, I knew I was close. When he walked up the steps of Air Force One with toilet-paper stuck to his shoe, and no one told him, my laughter created a little bit of room for more. But the confirmation of undoubtedly biased Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court nailed it. I’m out of f***s.  …

Living on the Edge

We’re starting the week with something heavy, but heavy often equates to important and that’s the case for today, September 10. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. We talk about mental health and specifically suicide much more openly than ever before. Companies have programs in place for people to reach out for help. We’re more likely to notice certain behaviors in family and friends and consider whether there might be an issue there. So why are so many people still committing suicide?  …