Respectful Insolence

Archives for May 19, 2009

Maybe I was wrong. I praised the decision of Judge Rodenberg last Friday, in which he placed chemotherapy refusenik Daniel Hauser in the custody of his parents and ordered them to take him to an oncologist and have him undergo repeat staging studies in order to determine the extent of his Hodgkin’s lymphoma. I did…

A reader informs me of a plaintive, heartfelt request from Oprah for help in developing the television show of her new protege Jenny McCarthy: You’ve seen it all over the news…Jenny McCarthy, one of America’s funniest and coolest moms and Harpo is giving her, her own show. Here is where YOU come in. What would…

When testimonials attack

As you may have noticed if you’ve been paying attention to the comments over the last few days, you may have noticed that we’ve had a bit of an infiltration of believers in “alternative cancer cures” (or, as I will abbreviate them, ACCs). The main focus of the infiltration appears to be in this post…