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August 31, 2015

Rudeness and the plastic face

I’ve been behind on updating here. My column in today’s NY Post is how we are ruder than ever and, if we’re honest with ourselves, we love it. My column last Monday, also in the Post, is how young celebrities are driving a spike in teenage plastic surgery. If you only read one paragraph of it, make it the last one.

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August 14, 2015

People just keep having kids and nothing seems to stop them

My latest at the NY Post: Quantifying happiness, especially around having children, is harder than it seems.

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August 7, 2015

How 2 Women Won an All-Male Debate

With all the men at the first two GOP debates, I argue on Time.com that it was two women who won the night: Carly Fiorina and debate moderator Megyn Kelly.

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All neighborhoods matter

My column in the NY Post today is on how our mayor is shrugging his shoulder at a spike in murders in certain neighborhoods.

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August 6, 2015

Pot and Jon Stewart, but not at the same time

I had a piece in the New York Post on Tuesday on how it’s way past the time that we decriminalize marijuana.

And today I’m on Time.com on how I won’t miss the partisan hack Jon Stewart.

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July 28, 2015

Sorry, men of Clear Lake, WI, I’m taken.

I’ve got a piece in the NY Post today on my personal experience with online privacy being an illusion. Last week, someone used my FB pictures on an online dating site.

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July 21, 2015

July 20, 2015

Americaversary 2015

My column in the New York Post today celebrates my 37th American year. If you buy the paper, you get this bonus shot of me on my first day of school on page 23:

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Previous July 20th posts:

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010.

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003 (scroll down a little to July 18).

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July 16, 2015

That’s not racist

The news around the Iran deal bumped my column to Thursday this week, but I’ve got a piece in the NY Post today on how we should save our “that’s racist” accusations for things that are, y’know, actually racist. Kylie Jenner’s hair and Instagram filters don’t qualify.

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July 8, 2015

Hint: it’s the nanny state

I’ve got a column in the New York Post on why summer camps let your kids get sunburnt.

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June 30, 2015

Selfies and babies

Yesterday I had a piece in the New York Post defending selfies, comparing them to other modern conveniences like Seamless or Fresh Direct.

Today I’m on Time.com, talking about the time in my not-so-distant past where I was 100% sure I didn’t want children. There’s been a ton of young women writing lately on their decision to be child-free and I remind them that people change, situations change and don’t make rash decisions.

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June 22, 2015

The conspiracy is large/Some news

I have a column in the NY Post today on the trans-fat ban and how it’s totally unnecessary and only encourages the conspiracy theorists who believe that corporations are trying to kill us for the *obvious* profit it would bring them.

While this piece, (and my last one on Dolezal), on the Post Opinion page may not look different than previous ones I’ve written there, they’re actually my first columns as a weekly columnist on the page. My pieces will run primarily on Mondays.

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June 18, 2015

June 9, 2015

Me, tv

I was on Fox&Friends yesterday not quite defending child driving. Watch the video here.

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May 29, 2015

Ageism in Hollywood

I have a piece in the New York Post wondering if ageism in Hollywood is the fault of the patriarchy or the bottom line. If women oppose films where the romance is between an older man and a much younger woman, why do they persist in seeing these movies?

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May 19, 2015

Don’t call me “mom.”

Unless I’m actually your mother, you can’t refer to me as “mom.” My latest in the New York Post.

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