• I took a course in college called “Campaign Politics and Dirty Tricks.” In 1956, opponents of candidate Adlai Stevenson held up a large envelope and said : “HERE is ALL the truth on Adlai Stevenson who wants to be President!” The crowd got all riled up. Yeah! Yeah. Well, inside the envelope WAS the truth. His birth certificate, his HS record, a copy of a deed to his house etc. But it was the way it was spun. It was NOT fake news but it was nuanced. ...Read More
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  • Life sucks on so many levels. They say, if we put all of our troubles in a sack and picked one out, we would wish for our own troubles, no one elses. Fact is, we did not have that conversation. But if we had, we’d get a glimpse into other people’s lives. Thankful for what we had, anger at what we have lost. ...Read More
  • Back in the early 90’s, someone coined the phrase ‘metrosexual,’ to describe men who began to pamper themselves and pay attention to fashion. Let me tell you: it began way before the 90’s. Centuries before, in fact.  Even in the classic ‘Guys and Dolls,’ they referred to ‘swells,’ those men who wore the finest duds (or threads) and got manicures. ...Read More

About the Author

Barry Kluger

Barry Kluger is a 35+ year entertainment industry executive, having held senior posts at MTV Networks, Prodigy and USA Networks. He is a regular contributor to Huffington Post, TheHill.com, Boomerly and The Arizona Republic.  A native New Yorker he is always entertaining, never boring and often controversial. You can learn more about Barry Kluger at www.barrykluger.com 
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