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Risë Birnbaum & the Buzz

BRACE YOURSELVES FOR ELECTION DAY

Photo courtesy of thehill.com It’s the finale of election season in Washington, D.C. It’s time to brace yourselves for political turmoil. Board up the windows and batten down the hatches. There’s a storm coming. Riots. Mayhem. Chaos in the streets. If you can’t take the heat, then it’s time to get out of the kitchen. Right? *Trump Voice* WRONG! Snap… Read more →

A WEEKEND TO REMEMBER

If you’ve talked to me at some point during the past year, you know that October 15 was a major milestone in the Mullally family: the wedding of my son and his long-time girlfriend. Seldom in life does reality exceed expectations, but it did in this case. The bride was gorgeous, the groom was handsome, the weather was perfect, the food… Read more →

TV JUNKIE HITS PAYDIRT

I’ve had a thing for TV since I was 2 years old—Bozo, Lamb Chop and The Merry Mailman were a few of my first screen pals. I deepened my TV romance when my grandparents hosted me for an occasional sleepover at their home in North Bergen, New Jersey, in the 1950s. My bed was directly in front of their new… Read more →

SCHMOOZING TONY

I’m just back from a week of play in one of the most beautiful cities in the world—San Francisco. I went knowing my agency was in good hands, and making sure I had lots of activities planned on the west coast. My niece and several good friends live there, so booking activities wasn’t tough. Got a good deal on a… Read more →

I NEED TO SAY YES TO A DRESS

My son is getting married in October and I’m thrilled. We love his fiancé. The engagement party was a big success, and the majority of the arrangements—the location, the caterer, the rehearsal dinner, the band—are taken care of. There’s just one major decision left, and it’s stressing me out. I need to find a dress. Unlike some of my friends,… Read more →