It looks like both the Armenian community and the Russian community are concerned about my perpetual single status. Every so often, my mom tells me about so-and-so who thinks I would be a great match for the single-eligible bachelor — who in many cases doesn’t even live in the US — that’s her friend’s neighbor’s … More Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Political spouses typically fall under two categories… Jackie* or Abigail**. The housewife or the career wife. Throughout history, there have been quite a few extraordinary first ladies… but the ones that seem to come under most scrutiny are the ones that defy traditional gender roles. Our country is most comfortable with the “Jackie” image of … More The Castration of Michelle Obama
You know you need a vacation, or a new job, when you’re excited to see the jury summons. In the past year and a half at my job, I’ve taken only 5 vacation days. This is partly because I only get 10 vacation days, and 10 days is not enough to go on a trip … More I Love Jury Duty
Tuesday night I ventured past my territory, which encompasses everything east of La Brea* and traveled west. In LA, west of La Brea is not just a location, it’s a different world. The people are blonder, tanner, and even skinnier than the East side. Which is why I stick to my parts of the city … More The White Party, West of La Brea
Sexism Sells — But We’re Not Buying It When was the last time a male candidate was the victim of such vicious name-calling? When was the last time we accepted blatant racism in the media? Remember the national outrage over Don Imus? Where is the outrage now?
Looks like she’s going to concede, end her run and endorse Senator Obama. I’m sad. Really sad. As a good democrat, I will vote for Obama. This whole process has made me very disheartened. And I know that the process has been very different for Obama supporters. He ran a good campaign, but he also … More Hillary Bids Farewell…