A brilliant but frightening history book appeared in 2016. It’s called Hitler: Ascent 1889-1939 by German historian Volker Ullrich. I started to read it but had to stop. The obvious parallels with our contemporary America were too upsetting. After two years with Trump in office, bombarding us with daily horrors, I saw he was provoking others to see […]Read More
Susan Silver was one of the original writers of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, Maude and many other sit-coms. She wrote two Top Ten Movies of the Week, feature films and pilots for her own sit-coms. She has appeared on TV talk shows such as The Today Show, Fox Good Day New York, is a frequent radio guest on Boomer issues on Growing Bolder radio, the Bill Bennett Show and others. She has a long running commentary, “Susan Says,” on Connecticut public radio. In a second career, she worked in Holocaust related organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League, running their speaker’s bureau, and as a UN observer for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The New York Sun calls her “The Voice for those past the Sex and the City bracket.” Her memoir, “Hot Pants in Hollywood: Sex, Secrets & Sitcoms” was published in 2017.