ComPost: gravitas

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 02/02/2011

Groundhog Day 2011 results: Spring!

Whenever I try to write about Groundhog Day, I always get the creeping sense that it's been done before... "Did the groundhog see his shadow?" everyone asks. "Will Mubarak remain in office for seven more months?" I'm sorry, that's not...

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:09 AM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Big Deals, Big Deals | Tags:  celebrity, gravitas, groundhog day

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/16/2010

Take Back The Rainbow?

Even now, in the midst of all the hubbub over Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of the Ruth Institute, based in San Diego, wants the rainbow back from the "Rainbow Coalition" of gay rights activists....

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  That's awkward, That's awkward | Tags:  gravitas, oops, rainbows

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 11/12/2010

Amy-Erin Blakely's chest and the dangers of being too ridiculously good-looking

Amy-Erin Blakely complained that her coworkers at the Devereux Foundation were fixated on her, uh, chest size, calling her "too sensual" to promote, and that after she had filed two complaints, she was fired! I sympathize! I was fired from...

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:54 PM ET, 11/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri, Petri | Tags:  Gloria Allred, chests, gravitas