Author Archive | Joanne Bamberger

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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Sympathetic Rape Coverage is Nothing New

In the hours after the announcement of the Steubenville rape case verdict, the coverage has been non-stop. No big surprise in our 24/7 news culture. What should be a surprise, but sadly isn’t, is the sympathetic tone being taken by some reporters about the future of the two boys (or young men, depending on how […]

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America Has an Anger Problem

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, I mused on my Facebook page about the bully aspect to this story. One person rightly commented that we don’t just have a gun problem in America. We also have bullying and anger problems, ones that we’re neglecting in commentary about violence. So why aren’t […]

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Mmmm, Pi!

No, not the Homer Simpson kind of pie. The kind of Pi my 7th grad daughter gets excited for once a year.  There’s always a contest in her math class to see who can memorize the most digits of Pi and then the winner gets, well, pie! So just for fun, here’s a little something […]

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