How Do Bloggers Know When a Publicist is a Liar?

This morning I noticed an interesting piece at the Edelman Blog about Ryan Holiday’s Book Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator. I’ve not read the book. I know that he pulled a stunt with one of the journo sites earlier this month so I was curious as to what the content might … Read more

Obese Kids Need their Parents to Change

Childhood obesity gets me riled up. Since parents bring groceries into the home, are in charge of media consumption and after school activities I see childhood obesity as being an issue that lands squarely on the parents’ lap. Clearly there are a few children in the world who have medical issues and for whom weight … Read more

A Very Real Question For Publicists And For Nestle

It’s not a secret, I have an uneasy relationship with publicists. Oh, except one. Stephanie. I have a terrible relationship with food manufacturers, I really wish y’all would too. Food growers, particularly organic ones, they’re kinda hawt, and we have a good relationship… rumor has it we might kiss one day. On the 5th I … Read more

Drive Through Fast Food: What to Eat in Los Angeles on a Hot Day

Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles was hot. Not sort of kind of hot, but 100 degrees plus hot. I picked the kids up from school at three and they were ravenous.

So, I did what mothers all over the United States do every afternoon.

I took advantage of the drive through for fast food.

Read more