Category Archives: Blogger Space

Bonnie Bernstein’s Blogger Space


Bonnie Bernstein, while consuming large amounts of whatever chocolate fat-free ice cream is on sale, pens her stuff on Open Salon, where one can also find pieces published elsewhere in the lower left hand corner.  Bonnie is writing a book … Continue reading

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Darla Carmichael’s Blogger Space


Darla Carmichael is a fellow Open Salon blogger who blogs incisively and sardonically — in only 20 or 30 minutes!! — about surviving her traumatic past here. Check out her Blogger Space below. In my office suite with other dutiful … Continue reading

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Autumn Whitefield-Madrano’s Blogger Space


Autumn Whitefield-Madrano is a seasoned writer and creator of The Beheld, a smart, post-modern blog devoted to deconstructing beauty: its conventional notions, its impact on us, and “how our appearance affects the way we move through the world.” Check out … Continue reading

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Ingrid Ricks’ Blogger Space


My Open Salon compadre Ingrid Ricks has turned the hardscrabble narrative of her childhood — poverty; an abusive Mormon stepfather; a catch-as-catch-can relationship with her salesman dad — into the fiercely inspiring memoir, Hippie Boy: A Girl’s Story. She has since … Continue reading

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Joanna Schroeder’s Blogger Space


Joanna Schroeder is a fellow Good Men Project contributor who also co-writes a clever, modern, and sexy sex-and-dating blog called She Said He Said. Check out both her physical and non-physical Blogger Spaces below. My blogging space is in my mind. … Continue reading

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Justin Cascio’s Blogger Space


Justin Cascio blogs about social issues, gender issues, and food. He has a knack for finding the extraordinary in the ordinary. I love the way he talks about his dining table in this piece and if I ever find myself in … Continue reading

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Jennifer Prestholdt’s Blogger Space


Jennifer Prestholdt is a human rights lawyer and fellow Open Salon blogger. I first became aware of her when her funny, whip-smart  “Raising Boys Not to Be Total Jerks” post went viral and garnered the wrath of internet trolls who … Continue reading

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Lezlie Bishop’s Blogger Space


Lezlie Bishop is an Open Salon Blogger who writes under the handle L in the Southeast. She blogs about politics and social issues, among other topics. She describes herself as “born and raised in suburban Chicago to a multicultural family … Continue reading

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Neil McDevitt’s Blogger Space


When he is not inhabiting a courtroom in his job as a public defender, Neil McDevitt is  inhabiting Open Salon, on his personal blog, NeilPaul. Neil is kind of like the BMOC of Open Salon. He is a prolific blogger–so … Continue reading

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From the Boudoir to the Loo: A Blogger Space Retrospective


Several months ago it occurred to me that I had become a much better, and more prolific writer, as my writing spaces got progressively smaller and on the surface, less writer-friendly. In a previous life, I twiddled my thumbs in … Continue reading

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