NFL Hall of Famer and four-time Super Bowl-winning Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and current FOX NFL Sunday broadcaster Terry Bradshaw was honored at the Friars Club Roast at the Arizona Biltmore hotel Thursday. We were on the red carpet to find out whether Bradshaw’s friends and colleagues thought he was ready for the cheap shots and […]
With Nov. 1 -- the day Brittany Maynard originally said she was planning to end her own life if her suffering became too great -- quickly approaching, the terminally ill 29-year-old has released an emotional video addressing how she's feeling now that it's so close.
I’ll never understand why battered women stay with their abusers. I’ve participated in the annual Walk to End Domestic Violence and worked locally with the Sojourner Center. I’ve spoken to countless women who have stayed with their husbands even though they were victims of abuse. I have heard their explanations about being tied to their […]
I’m shocked that Joan Rivers is dead. Although I knew how dire the situation was, I was hoping she would pull through. Her death personally touches my heart because I can relate to what her daughter, Melissa, is going through. Taking my mother off life support was the single hardest decision I’ve ever made in […]
I often post mantras on my Facebook page. One of my favorites is “Everything happens for a reason.” I try to remind myself of that when something negative and unexpected happens in life, even if I don’t understand why at the time, and there is a reason or purpose and in the end it will […]
I've noticed over the last week that #IceBucketChallenge is all over my social networks. The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media.
If you attend a wedding in Colorado or Washington state soon, don’t be surprised if the open bar is replaced with free weed. Marijuana enthusiasts think it’s better for a wedding than alcohol because it discourages binge-drinking, calms people down and makes them like each other more. Weed weddings, or “weedings,” incorporate marijuana into the […]
One of the busiest restaurants on Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, Calif., has posted signs prohibiting strollers, high chairs, booster seats, loud kids and crying babies. The signs say children crying or making loud noises are a distraction to other diners, and as such are not allowed in the dining room. As you might imagine, […]
Short Takes is a video feature where you get to ask any of our hosts or reporters about a topic in the news and they’ll give you their take on it. Bill “Wallace” Thompson, who created, produced and co-starred in the “Wallace and Ladmo Show,” died this week. The children’s program, which aired 10,000 shows […]
Lay’s is calling on all Americans to help create its next chip flavor in celebration of its 75th anniversary next year. Cappuccino-flavored chips will be on store shelves soon, and you’ll be able to vote on whether they, and three other unique flavors, stick around. I love cappuccino and I love potato chips, but no […]
J. Crew recently introduced a new size, 000 or XXXS. The extra-extra-extra-small size is for customers with a 23-inch waist. The company said the line was designed for smaller petite women, and was introduced in response to growing demand from customers in Asia. It’s available in Hong Kong and also online. Just to give you […]
Taylor Swift just wrote an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal and it’s filled with fascinating insights into the music industry in the era of social media. At 24 years old, she has won seven Grammys, sold 26 million albums and has over 51 million digital downloads. I think Swift has been so incredibly […]
Phoenix will be front and center on the History Channel on July 1 with the debut of a new reality show called “Biker Battleground Phoenix.” The series follows five builders in the Valley competing in a biker build-off to build the most outrageous Bagger motorcycle. The History Channel describes Phoenix as “where the country’s top […]