Tag Archives: love?

  • Steven Ivory: Reasons People Marry

    Jul 8, 14 by blueolive Comments Off

    *”Jake” has been married for 12 years now, in a union that he himself sardonically refers to as “No sex and a mortgage.” Twelve years ago when I asked him why he was going through with a proposal to a woman who cheated on him twice (that she admitted to), he responded, simply, “Well, she’s […]

  • Steven Ivory: Daniel is Done

    Apr 1, 14 by blueolive Comments Off

    *“My d*ck is going out on an extensive farewell tour.  After that,  we’re  calling it quits.” Daniel followed what  he said over chicken quesadillas one Saturday evening at El Cholo with a hardy laugh, perhaps to  dilute its boorishness.  He wasn’t  really serious about a season of male whoring.  Well, maybe a little. He seemed […]

  • Steven Ivory: Where the Boys Are

    Mar 4, 14 by blueolive Comments Off

    *Early one Tuesday evening,   “Angie”  got off from her middle-management job  at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles, went home and  changed from a beige Ann Taylor business ensemble and heels  into  faded  jeans,  tan wedge sneakers  and a black  fitted  hoodie with a rainbow  NORTH FACE logo on the front. After scarfing down a […]

  • Steven Ivory: For the Unrequited Valentine called Self

    Feb 11, 14 by blueolive Comments Off

    *In honor of  Valentine’s Day 2014,  I wanted to offer some personal  insights  regarding the precious custodianship of that ever neglected lover,  your Self. These nuggets  weren’t  gleaned from books  or  self-help seminars.  Hard-fought and road-tested,  they are the result of being in the trenches, often doing the same things  over and over,  yet  expecting […]

  • Rob Riley Talks Christmas at L.A. Toy Drive

    Dec 25, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Over the weekend we caught up heartthrob and Brooklyn native Rob Riley, known for “Bourne Legacy” and VHI’s “Hit the Floor.” We ran into him during Rooftop 3100’s Annual Toy Drive in Los Angeles, where he told us about his latest work, the holidays, and what he wants for Christmas.

  • Jada Pinkett Smith: ‘Is True Love Real or is it Driven by Sex?’

    Aug 29, 13 by PJ 1 Comment

    *Jada Pinkett Smith is posing questions lately that are both thought provoking and challenging. She is considered a thought leader in society. Recently Jada spoke out on relationships. Here what she posted openly: Family I need help dissolve a debate between a few girlfriends and me in regard to this question, “Is great sex the […]