Monthly Archives: March 2016

photo courtesy of Molly Watman

Babies in Your Business! Part 2

Having a baby? Time to start your business! To many people that sounds counterintuitive, but women are doing just that and it is contributing to Brooklyn’s meteoric increase in women-owned businesses. According to the NYC Department of Small Business Services, women owned businesses jumped 77% in the last decade. New York City as a whole has the most women entrepreneurs… Read more →

photo by Antonia Martinelli

International Women’s Day is a Made-up Day!

Yesterday I forgot International Woman’s Day. Well, the truth is I didn’t forget, I never knew (even though the day dates back a century). Why? Because it’s a made-up holiday! I’m not saying it’s not a good or necessary holiday, but it is a made-up day nonetheless. It’s one of thousands of made-up days that while serving to promote awareness… Read more →

photo by Antonia Martinelli

Sashy Bogdanovich is Not Raising Sons in Hollywood!

Update May 31, 2020 – The lives and work of Polly Platt and Peter Bogdanovich are explored in two new podcasts. You Must Remember This, explores the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century, and devotes this season to Polly Platt. And Season one of The Plot Thickens, a podcast from Turner Classic Movies, is entitled I’m Still Peter Bogdanovich. Sashy… Read more →