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Welcome to the Demi-Monde!

Welcome to the Demi-Monde!

Demi-monde: The jet set; people who live hedonistic lifestyles in a conspicuous manner, seeking pleasure via drinking, drugs, gambling, promiscuity, and high spending on fashion, cars and houses. Did someone say, Hollywood? Recent tabloid coverage on Demi Moore has her spiralling out of control like a water skier whose speedboat has cut her loose. Not that she was getting […]

Whitney Houston: Pop Diva Supreme

Whitney Houston: Pop Diva Supreme

With a voice that stood like a monument against the landscape of 20th century pop, Whitney Houston conquered every worldly ambition, yet succumbed in the end to the deep and personal wounds to her soul. Whitney was born at 8:55 PM on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, to a middle-class family. Her father […]

Karma & Reincarnation

Karma & Reincarnation

Woody Allen said, “I believe in karma and reincarnation, because nothing else explains how I could get so far behind in just one life.” Half the world’s population believes in reincarnation, which obliges us to be reborn again and again, working on our soul’s multiple-life lessons, like some poor kid who can’t get his college […]

Amy Winehouse: filthy-mouthed down-to-earth diva

Amy Winehouse: filthy-mouthed down-to-earth diva

Newsweek magazine called her “a perfect storm of sex kitten, raw talent and poor impulse control.” Born September 14, 1983, to British working class parents, Amy Winehouse entered the music world with a powerful one-two punch, and until her death on July 23, 2011, never stopped swinging. Her 2003 debut album Frank received critical acclaim, […]

Leonard Cohen: He’s Your Man

Leonard Cohen: He’s Your Man

Canada’s most famous poet was a man of mystery, mysticism and mistresses. Over the course of his life he enjoyed a stellar career as poet, novelist, songwriter and performer. He rubbed shoulders with literati, generals, filmmakers, Zen masters and Hollywood actresses. Did it get any more eclectic than this? Cohen was born September 21, 1934, […]

Larry King: Walkin’ the talk

Larry King: Walkin’ the talk

Larry King, arguably the most famous mouth in modern America, has been around the block a few times. Often the butt of Methusaleh jokes on Leno and Letterman late-night shows, he has nonetheless strutted his stuff by marrying seven women eight times, and fathering five children. Never mind the Energizer bunny, this guy is still […]