Shot on a Cell Phone, But Not in Afghanistan

For more than a year, filmmaker Cyrus Frisch heard and observed growing tensions between Dutch and immigrant kids beneath his office window in central Amsterdam. As he worked on another film, he began shooting the heckling occurring in the plaza – with his cell...

In Harm’s Way, A Portrait of Grief: Jerabek

How does a family come to terms with the loss of a beloved son/brother/grandson in Iraq, even as another one of its own considers enlisting in the Marines to potentially suffer the same fate? This is the situation presented in Jerabek, a closely-observed story that...
FirstWivesWorld.com Content

FirstWivesWorld.com Content

As founding editorial director, I coordinated the site’s content strategy including a “divorce in the news” blog in which I wrote under the pseudonym “Katherine McKee”. I explored and commented on divorce-related news and trends, celebrity breakups, high-profile...
USA Networks’ Whack-an-Ex Game For “The Starter Wife”

USA Networks’ Whack-an-Ex Game For “The Starter Wife”

The adage “don’t get mad, get even” applies here as well-groomed and toned women hurl lattes at their cheating husbands while tooling around Hollywood until they find the garden of eden otherwise known as Malibu. That’s the essence of the “Candyland” -style game for...

Media Cannibal Redux

Chomping away at the jerky shenanigans of reality TV show productions never tasted so good. A little less than a year after their film debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival, the directors of the indie documentary “American Cannibal: The Road to Reality”...