About Sally Deering

Sally Deering is an award-winning reporter, columnist and playwright whose plays and musicals have been produced in New York and Chicago. She writes features and blogs for the web and recently completed her second book, a crime noir mystery. Sally lives right outside New York City. Contact her at: SallyDeer@aol.com
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Bernie Who? Madoff’s Staff: Liars With Their Pants On Fire

Harvey Milk, the San Francisco mayor who was murdered in cold blood, has a lousy asterisk to his name in the history books: his killer pleaded temporary insanity because he ate too much junk food. It’s known as “The Twinkie Defense,” and it helped the creep beat jail. Instead, he was placed in a mental…
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Entitlement 101: Millennial Sues Parents for College Tuition

New Jersey teenager Rachel Canning hauled her parents into court recently, demanding that the judge force them to pay for her college tuition. Sounds like an episode of “The Good Wife” but no, it’s a real-life cliffhanger that has me hoping that this generation, so cutely nicknamed “the Millennials,” isn’t just a bunch of ingrates.…
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Super Bowl XLVIII Kicks Off in New Jersey, So Why does New York Get all the Credit?

Stand-up comic Rodney Dangerfield used to jab at his necktie and complain that he got no respect. “I asked the cab driver ‘where can I get some action’ and he took me to my house.” And with all the hoopla surrounding Super Bowl XLVIII that’s exactly what we New Jerseyians are getting, no respect. Why?…
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Butterball Barbie, Meet Beer Belly Ken

Since her debut in March 1959, Barbie continues to reign over Bratz and American Girl as the most popular doll on the shelf. To girls all over the world, Barbie serves as a role model, not just for her beauty, but also for her brains and ambition. She’s been a fashion model, veterinarian, astronaut, nurse,…
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Praise the Lord and Pass the Coronas

The next time you’re warming up a barstool at the local saloon don’t be surprised if you hear someone quoting the Bible before chug-a-lugging a foamy pint of lager. You’ve just found yourself attending Church-in-a-pub, where religion and beer come together to save souls. Church-in-a-pub is a new trend that seems to be hot in…
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