Who’s worse, Trump or Omarosa?
It’s a trick question, they’re both horrible. America met Omarosa Manigault Newman when she was a 2004 contestant on Trump’s “The Apprentice” (during what seemed like a much, much more innocent time). Omarosa played the villain, a role that didn’t seem to require much acting on her part, and except for expressions of sympathy after…continue reading
Sally Field, BEA 2018, and the “C” Word
The first thing I noticed upon entering the Javits Center’s #BEA2018 was the above poster of a young Sally Field, circa The Cannonball Run. “She must have a book coming out,” I thought, and, being Master of the Obvious, I was right: “In Pieces,” Sally Field’s autobiography, debuts on September 18th, 2018 through Hachette’s Grand…continue reading
Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists … and a whole bunch of other phonies
When you create a work of fiction, the world is whatever you want it to be. But “Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News”?isn?t about fiction as it applies to novels?it?s also fiction disguised as memoirs, personas, and especially P.T. Barnum’s world of ?curiosities.” Author Kevin Young dons his Columbo…continue reading