Archive for January, 2011

Reality TV and Public Health: Beware the Messenger

Does Kim Karsdashian really have a place castigating MTV’s glorification of Teen Mom’s as a facilitator of teen pregnancy ( http://marquee.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/21/kim-kardashian-blames-mtv-for-teen-pregnancies/ )? After all, it was she that took some creative shortcuts to get to the top of the food chain in Hollywood – and it worked out well for her. She turned some interesting […]

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Deprivation and Gratitude: Musings on Marriage

I was recently in Washington DC, and some of the work I did there involved reviewing documents that support same-sex marriage on the basis of loads of research. Bottom line – there are mountains of psychological evidence pointing out the idea that this is a fine idea. (now, I think marriage is a bad idea, […]

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