14 Nov 2017

R.I.P. “Thoughts and Prayers” By Beth Archer/Spoken Word Consultant Platitude joins “no comment” in list of phrases not to say Delete the phrase “thoughts and prayers” from your repertoire of go-to sympathetic sayings. It has lost its meaning and no longer conveys what is most important: empathy. It started losing steam a few years ago in social media discussions about the gun debate...

01 Aug 2016

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qolDWTLlbpE&feature=youtu.be Howard Dean brought back the "Dean Scream" at last week's Democratic National Convention. For those of you that don't remember, the "scream" virtually ended Dean's presidential campaign when he sought out the democratic nomination in 2004. Here's a refresher of the famous first one: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6i-gYRAw...

02 Feb 2016

Sarah Palin expressed her “disgust” on being questioned about some controversial statements she had made a week earlier regarding her son, President Obama and PTSD.

What’s sad is that such a seasoned politician and media darling couldn’t handle a simple little question that should have been expected.