‘The Coronation: The Refinement of a Queen’

Over the last two years, completing my autobiography remained an unfinished goal. Thankfully, 2014 intensified my motivation to finish this project and I am happy to announce that my first book, “The Coronation,” will be released in 2016! I chose to write this book because after years of sharing my story, I realized how important … Continued

Smart, luxurious living

Next month, Apple will begin selling its new Watch, which will bring to users’ wrists what they already have on their computers, tablets and phones. The company believes this exciting new technology will make it easier than ever to browse Etsy while having sex. Apple also considers the Watch to be an important milestone in … Continued

Unusually typical McConnell

Here it is folks: the moment some of you never thought would come. The White House’s response to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s re-election victory was unproductive at best, or immature and childish at worst. Regardless of whether or not you like Netanyahu, would or would not have voted for him, agree or disagree with how … Continued

The coming race war

Los Angeles – One of my closest friends once admonished me, “You’re a romantic, dude. You think you can save everybody. What you gotta realize is a good percentage of our people are already done. They’re dead and just don’t know it! There’s a war coming and you have to save what energy you have … Continued

Notes on shame: the predicament of punani

When thirsty (read: desperate) men get their feelings hurt, women still have to bear the responsibility of qualifying ourselves and our sexuality to prove his feelings are not our fault … poor, poor man-children. Rappers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa have both publicly cast aspersions on their mutual ex, Amber Rose — a model, ex-stripper … Continued

The segregated senate is septic

Next week in Frankfort, the Winter Games will end in a two-day marathon of statecraft which, if we’re lucky, will prolong more lives than it shortens. Thirty-day sessions (in odd-numbered years) seem to get busier and more stressful. The numbers tell the story. Last year during the 60-day session, 240 bills were filed in the … Continued

Response to the March 11 cover story ‘A is for Adjunct’

University of Louisville The story “A is for Adjunct” in the March 11 issue of LEO raised some important issues about the financial strains faced by many part-time faculty at colleges and universities around the country. The University of Louisville employs many part-time faculty, and they play an important role in teaching general education classes, … Continued

Read between the polls

Thank the good Jewish Jesus! We have collectively moved from the Netanyahu-Iranian-nuclear crisis on to more important things … like March Madness. Oh wait, there is an election in Israel today? Ok, by tipoff Thursday we will have moved on, but we are close. So Israelis are voting as LEO is getting prepared to go … Continued

The roof of mediocrity

“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” — a poignant question posed by Sheryl Sandberg in her book “Lean In,” one that makes us pause to consider our lives and the decisions we have made and those we have not made. This question highlights the times in our lives when we have been paralyzed … Continued

Waiting for the sugar

Can we stop thinking bad thoughts for just a few minutes? Can we turn off the rancor, put down the phone, click out of Facebook, look away from the comments, take a breath and clear the bedlam from our heads? Can we block out the tweets and take our eyes off murder, mayhem, road rage, … Continued