Author Archive | Joanne Bamberger

Have Our Kids Become Numb to Terror?

“Someone told me at school there was a bombing in Boston.” That’s what my seventh-grade daughter said when she got home from school yesterday. The fact that she’d heard about it before I could tell her wasn’t what surprised me.  What shocked me was the matter-of-fact way in which she mentioned it. There was no […]

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Are You Ready to Forgive Anthony Weiner?

Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin graced the cover of the New York Times Magazine on Sunday as the one-time political power couple is trying to regain that status in Democratic circles. As you might recall, Weiner was a U.S. Congressman from New York until he forgot that it’s not a smart move to […]

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Julian Lennon is 50?!

In the latest episode of “Wow, Now I REALLY Feel Old,” I learned this week that Julian Lennon — son of the late Beatle John Lennon — turned 50. To celebrate, he created a music video with one of his dad’s semi-contemporaries, Steven Tyler. Feel free to share this video around your parts of the […]

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Broad Pic of the Week: As Seen in New York City!

Who are these “broads?” We really don’t know, but they were seen in New York City last fall, and they seemed like a friendly pair! Do you have any good pics of some interesting “broads?” If so, send them to us at thebroadsidedanielle (at) gmail (dot) com and we’ll try to feature them for all […]

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“Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher Dies at 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has passed away at the age of 87. I’ve never known exactly how I should feel about Thatcher — I was pleased that England had a woman leader who wasn’t afraid of what was necessary to actually lead. But she wasn’t exactly cut from the political cloth I tend […]

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Kamala Harris & the Minefields of Political Attractiveness

It’s time to make a pact. From now on, if you are in a professional setting and you’re thinking in your head, “Now that is one attractive man/woman/person/employee/colleague/business associate, etc.” this is what you must do from this day forward – Keep. It. To. Yourself. This is especially important if you are the president of […]

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