Paula Deen is Diabetes’ New Cash Cow

According to CBS News Paula Deen is expected to reveal today that she has type two Diabetes as well as a partnership with an unnamed drug manufacturer. It’s brilliant really. Ms. Deen hawks fatty foods encouraging an obese America to add more butter and cream cheese (don’t worry about all that organic stuff). America dutifully cheers every time she drops a stick of butter into a pot of slop and BAM (to riff on Emeril)! America eats their way into type two diabetes and Ms. Deen has a cure all …

What Makes a Mommy Blogger Famous?

Post BlogHer I’ve been following up with new folks I met and some who I was happy to reconnect with. I’m having tons of conversations with gobs of people about mom blogging and the micro community known as the Mom Blogosphere. Conversations are awkward and they always begin with the tenative use of the term Mom Blogger or Mommy Blogger. Then whoever it is I’m talking with shyly asks me if that’s the appropriate term to use. “Yes it is,” I tell them, “That’s the term you use when you’re …