Randi Kreiss
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One of the most fascinating spaces to occupy is a boundary area, where one reality bleeds into the next. As I write, I’m on the border between my ordinary life and celebrity headlines. I’m struggling with the shocking suicides of two famous people . . . more
It does matter that on Memorial Day, President Trump tweeted, “Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today.” It matters because . . . more
I garnered my modest education in oligarchy by reading Bill Browder’s “Red Notice,” a dazzling financial thriller. The book details Browder’s crushing encounter with Russian business moguls who enjoy special privilege and unique access to President Vladimir Putin. more
The men burst into the house and dragged out the 15-year-old boy as his mother screamed for help. The sheriff’s men bound the boy’s hands and feet, loaded him into their car and . . . more
Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii. more
He is the boogeyman in our worst nightmares. Kim Jong-un, absolute ruler, Dear Leader and beloved father of North Korea, is the 30-something tyrant who inherited his seat of power . . . more
If the White House calls, just hang up. Put down the phone, run out of the house as if your hair were on fire, change your number and move to a remote town in Saskatchewan . . . more
Does the latest sexist outrage mean we have to start burning our bras again? more
I’m writing about books because my mother is dying and I can’t write about that. I know that my sense of myself, my personal latitude and longitude, are about to change in the coming weeks. more
Have you seen the Esurance commercial with the two white-haired older women? One suggests the other doesn’t “get” Facebook, and the insulted woman says, “I unfriend you.” more
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