Dear Friends and Fans

We announce today that The Laughing Lesbian has released Rachel Paulson from her duties and will not be continuing her Drink Responsibly with Rachel Paulson programming under our publication. All previous DRRP videos will remain on TheLaughingLesbian.com for your viewing pleasure. Stay tuned for a new format and lots of fun upcoming interviews and news! We have many new guests coming up, as well as some of your returning favorites. We look forward to what the last quarter of the year will bring. Happy Tuesday!

Drink Responsibly with Rachel Paulson featuring Anna Gillcrist

The Laughing Lesbian presents Drink Responsibly with Rachel Paulson featuring comedian Anna Gillcrist! Rachel gives us a good laugh with her Rapid Fire questions, a drinking game that we all know and love, and creates an atmosphere of energy and fun. With a drink in hand, anything is possible. Laugh, drink and have a good time!

Criminal Fun: Morality according to Cantor Gold and Ann Aptaker

Crime fiction, at least the kind I write in the Cantor Gold crime series, blurs the line between good and evil, moral and immoral. I tell the story of people who do what they need to do to survive, which, to one degree or another, is all of us. Because let’s face it: right and wrong, moral and immoral, have very different meanings if poverty takes food from your table and the roof over your head, or you’re faced with rotten circumstances not of your own making and the “system,” or those in authority at your job, your school, your neighborhood, only make things worse. And though —or even because— Cantor Gold exists only in fiction, as the author I can reference these familiar injustices without being preachy. I can let Cantor just take you to the other side of the equation, while giving you the exciting, page-turning adventure you shelled out your hard earned money for.

Secrets

We sit across from each other at the table. The restaurant hustle and bustle has faded as we look at each other with saddened, tired eyes. I wonder where the love has gone, we used to be so full of it. Was it the kids, the bills, the routine? What killed our affection, our intimacy? I think I know, though I don’t feel safe to speak of it. Secrets. We have them. Maybe my secret is the destructive one, in fact I know it is. I’m sure you have secrets too, but if you do, you’ve hid them well. I don’t blame you, my secret has been killing me and also keeping me alive for a long time. Decades in fact.

United Colors of Major Crimes

It is always inspiring when a television series decides to go against the grain. But it’s something else entirely when a show that is not only known, but beloved, for being a reliable procedural, decides to shake things up a bit. And by a bit, I mean massively change formats from stand-alone case-of-the-week episodes to an intense five episode serial arc. And when the show manages to make the change work and also makes you wonder why other programs aren’t giving the same shake-up a try when the results can be.....