Posts Tagged «The Secret»


What’s with the teary goodbyes to Oprah? OK, so her afternoon chat show is going dark after 25 years, but surely Oprah is not about to pull a Greta Garbo and veer off into obscurity. Trust me, she does not want to be alone. On the contrary. Be prepared to see more of Oprah in the weeks, months and quarter centuries to come. Unless you have been living under a rock, you will know that Oprah has created her OWN Network, which is her own network, a.k.a. Oprah Winfrey Network. When you create a network like when Ted Turner started… Read More »

Not too long ago, I reported on the new fragrance, Lolavie by Jennifer Aniston, The Sweet Smell of Celebrity. Though she surely is not the first, and clearly not the last movie star to multi-task while branding, this disturbing trend has taken another bow with a celebrity men’s fragrance, called The Secret by Antonio Banderas. Gee, I thought The Secret was a spiritual quest for garnering wealth. Perhaps it still is…but in case…just for Antonio…as opposed to the betterment of mankind. Seems like the new scoop is, in order to be famous, you have to be brand-able. Well, I said… Read More »

My Guru, Patricia Moreno

On this gross rainy Monday morning in New York City, after pawing through the many on-line news services looking for my I Mean..What?!? of the day, I thought…ugh…who cares. Naturally, I do. But what I have not ever done is simply share with you what one of the greatest components of my life. Something that helps to make me feel complete. I have been engaged in the fitness world for years, mostly as a participant, but surely long before all these gyms have cropped up and all these trainers (those people who can count to ten and do not want… Read More »