I Took my Fake Gay Mexican Son Tampon Shopping in NYC

It’s one o’clock in the morning and I’m standing in Duane Reade scanning the shelves for the right tampons while my Fake Gay Mexican Son says, “Um… don’t you use something else.” “It sort of surprised me this time.” I muttered. “Actually it’s surprised me every month for almost 30 years. And why am I … Read more

Oprah’s LifeClass Continues… New York City

I’m in the Rockette’s dressing room surrounded by hot lights. They’re kind to Rockettes and their makeup but not as kind to my computer and equipment. Backstage at Radio City Music Hall is a wild place. The hallways are tiny, like an afterthought really. It’s an hold building and much like the Peabody Opera House … Read more

Win a Pair of Tickets to Oprah’s LifeClass with Tony Robbins at Radio City Music Hall

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned the Oprah trip. Like if you were standing in line with me at the grocery store I was probably like, “Hey, did you see that O Magazine… and did you know I’m traveling with Oprah to St. Louis, New York and Toronto?” And then you rolled your eyes and were … Read more

The Day that Oprah Called: Well, her People Called

Almost two week ago you might have seen this on my facebook timeline. And to be fair it wasn’t Oprah that called or I might have actually been nice when I answered. It began like this: ME: This is Jessica OWN NETWORK: Hi this is [a really nice lady] from OWN the Oprah Winfrey Network. … Read more