When she was a little girl, Alba used to get up at 3 am to work in the fields, picking figs around Merced, in the central valley of California. Two decades later, that's the time when she goes to bed, after closing the tiny bar she owns with her husband, David, on Oberkampf Street, in... Continue Reading →
Robert Lustig, a neuroscientist at the University of California San Francisco, nailed today's great sickness in his latest book, "The Hacking of the American Mind"
It finally came out in a serious respected news outlet. After breaking in 2011 on a website called The Dirty, then in The Smoking Gun in October 2016, the story of an affair between Donald Trump and porn star Stormy Daniels found its way through the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper reported yesterday that in... Continue Reading →
Damian and Brittany have spent ten hectic years together. But once their daughter was born, their attempt at getting on the track of a normal family life in Malibu quickly failed, and their fragile relationship broke. Now they're fighting in court for the custody of their two year-old infant, leaving a judge to decide whether... Continue Reading →
After 30 years of being on the prowl in the scary Hollywood vicinity, Harvey Weinstein has been trapped and shot down for his multiple attacks. No more Weinstein, at least for a while. The "pig" is gone. What's left is the reign of alpha predators...
It took 10 months for Los Angeles senator Kevin de León to make it happen, and now it's official : the Golden State is a sanctuary for immigrants, like its neighbor Oregon. The bill passed this weekend in Sacramento means that the local authorities, especially the police forces, will not engage blindly in helping federal... Continue Reading →
Two months after Roman Polanski's known victim, Samantha Geimer, defended him in court in Los Angeles, possibly bringing the 40 year-old case closer to an end, another woman comes forward, saying she also has been "victimized" by the French-Polish movie director. "I was sexually victimized by Roman Polanski at the age of 16, in 1973", said... Continue Reading →