Karen Chee, a comedy writer and performer based in Brooklyn, has shown her comedic chops in The New York Times, Washington Post, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Splitsider, HuffPost Comedy and elsewhere. She’s also interned for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” and was recently named one of “New York City Comedians to Look Out for in 2018” by Mogul, a global platform for women. […]
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Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End, a one-woman show playing on stages around the country (and Nova Scotia!), is bringing Erma’s wit and humanity to a new generation. Audiences are discovering what we already know: Erma’s writing is timeless.
Here’s the complete list of stages that have produced — or will produce between now and spring — this humorous and poignant play by Allison and Margaret Engel:
• Arena Stage, Washington, D.C. — Oct 8-Nov. 8, […]
I have found communicating with one’s offspring to be daunting at times.
When they’re small children, conversation can be simple: “Gotta go pee-pee?” or “Time for nap” or “No, don’t put the fork in the socket, honey.” Simple supervisory skills.
As they get older, and if they’re still not as smart as you, you can figure out how things are. But it does require knowing your children and what their proclivities are. But then they hit pre-teen, […]
I recently read a post on the popular site, Scary Mommy, in which the author conveyed that becoming a new mom and watching her baby son experience all the amazing “firsts” of life — first smile, first roll, first words, first steps — is what inspires her to write.
My own baby boy experienced a real big one yesterday — leaving home for college.
The day went so well. Stuff was lugged up elevator, […]
Now that I’m a Grandmom, a GiGi actually, I have clear insight into the brain of a 3-year old. When my kids were three, I was too exhausted to figure out dinner, let alone child psychology. This letter explains everything you need to know for a happy life at this stage.
Dear Mommy and Daddy,
I’m only three, but I know what will make us all happy. I hope you and Daddy will like my ideas. […]