Mediation Myths Debunked #238

Mediation Myths Debunked #238

Mediation does not do well in popular culture. Movies, TV, streaming shows, divorce mediation is either short shrifted or outright slandered. Really. Here’s an example from the completely odious and finally cancelled Divorce on HBO: First show of the first...
Relics, Nostalgia, and Independence Day

Relics, Nostalgia, and Independence Day

I just spent a week up in the Northwest traveling to Vancouver and Seattle. Getting away from the heat and humidity of North Carolina to bask in cool ocean breezes, eat seafood, endure a few showers, and see the sights. Lots of sights. A lot of time to think, as well,...
Fosse/Verdon and Perfection

Fosse/Verdon and Perfection

A terrific television series just wrapped up on FX this week – Fosse/Verdon. If you haven’t caught it yet, it’s an eight part look at the marriage and partnership (sometimes very much mutually exclusive) of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. From Damn Yankees through Sweet...
A Bit About Us and a Recent Divorce You May Have Heard About

A Bit About Us and a Recent Divorce You May Have Heard About

A quick update on the firm and a [belated] explanation as to why we never wrote about the Bezos’ divorce until this very second. That would be the Amazon Bezos, by the way. So, everything’s fine here, we’re just approaching that time of the year when...
Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

When TV shows need a break from being creative they resort to a time honored tradition – the ‘clip show.’ A clip show is exactly what it sounds like, the whole show is comprised of bits of episodes from the season so far. Clip shows usually involve...
Thoughts About The Staircase

Thoughts About The Staircase

One of Netflix’s biggest hits this year is the true crime documentary The Staircase. A lot of you probably don’t need to see the series to remember the case, having – in many cases unwillingly, it was that pervasive – seen it covered every day on local TV here in...