Wigdor is assigned to the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case. In a moment of irony, reviewing the firm's list of attorneys and paralegals, all nine associates and the five paralegals are men. Not a woman works in the firm at a high level, even though they specialize in gender discrimination cases...

As the media coverage of Weiner—or of Arnold Schwarzenegger, or John Edwards, or Mark Sanford, or John Ensign, or Eliot Spitzer, or Chris Lee or Dominique Strauss-Kahn—builds, our outrage seems to drive its momentum. We end up feeling that we ourselves—our dread and disgust—have had a hand...

This allows me to draw parallels between the idealization of the human form in contemporary fashion photography and the subjugation of animals by humans." In Spring 2010, Rob MacInnis showed his animal portraits in a show Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Humans and Animals. The...

Even that relationship has been tabloid fodder for writers who are bored with or incapable of writing thoughtful debate, analysis and opinions of real news events. Mrs Weiner vs Huma Abedin Note also that Huma Abedin, who doesn't use the public name Huma Weiner, isn't even mentioned by...

Thursday Sugar-Free, Fat-Free Body Wars Karl Lagerfeld, the absolute leader of the size 0 movement in fashion, thinks we all want to look like him. And the new Pepsi Skinny can reminds us that thin is the way to go for fashionable women. No ultra-thin, body image debates today. Let's...

Sunday With pleasure I've agreed to market Singapore Eats, a marvelous global pop-up restaurant voyage, promoting Singapore and Chef André Chiang, whose Restaurant André in Singapore was featured at 1 of 10 international restaurants worth the plane ride. Chef Chef André Chiang has hit the...

About 100 French and foreign journalists are waiting for John Galliano's Parisian court appearance today. The former head designer for Christian Dior will answer charges surrounding his alleged anti-Semetic tirade in a bar located in the Parisian bar. According to Aurélien Hamelle,...

As officials in New York decide their next move in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case, and DSK has left the city with his wife Anne Sinclair to an undisclosed spot in the US, a French journalist and writer will file a lawsuit today, charging Dominique Strauss-Kahn with attempted...

Tristane is the god-daughter of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's second wife Brigitte Guillemette. Was (not now?) a close friend of DSK's daughter Camille. After graduating from journalism school she worked at Paris-Match and Le Figaro. Banon has written five books. Her first book was a long essay...

In the #2 spot and #3 is the petition signed by 30,000 global activists as of yesterday morning and led by Saudi Women for Driving. We have signed the petitionand Anne is promoting it on Facebook. Checking in just now, the group is printing bumper stickers to put on cars in Saudi Arabia...

 

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