Susanna Sonnenberg Adds Another Chapter To The Unhinged Mother Canon

In today's New York Times, famously-scurrilous book critic Michiko Kakutani gives a rave review to Her Last Death, Susanna Sonnenberg's debut memoir about her totally batshit mother, "Daphne." While Sonnenberg's mom "possessed a magical charm and a contagious, manic enthusiasm, especially in...her 'Let's-Take-Over-Central … » 12/21/07 3:00pm 12/21/07 3:00pm

This Is Why Your Children Have Eating Disorders

"All I ever think about is whether my niece is popular, thin and happy enough," semi-insane publicity bitch and plastic surgery enthusiast Peggy Siegal tells Bob Morris in an article about over-involved parents and relatives who insist on making their teens' lives even more miserable than they might be otherwise. "One… » 11/05/07 10:30am 11/05/07 10:30am