The Murdoch clan that controls Fox News had originally backed the top-rated host of “The O’Reilly Factor,” but the drumbeat of allegations of harassment from multiple women during the past three weeks has proven untenable for parent company 21st Century Fox.
Like the ouster last summer of Fox News chairman-CEO Roger Ailes, O’Reilly’s apparent downfall is a milestone for the industry and a signal of the second-generation Murdoch leadership now steering Fox.
Sometimes I answered the phone in the evenings, and there would be a nervous male voice on the line, pleading, “Can I talk to Claudia? She’d smack the back of my head before I could get any information. Now.” She was cruel and lovely and totally awesome.
I snuck into her room to riffle through her shoebox of tapes any chance I got. They talked about it as though it had capital letters, and they both seemed to want to make it as crazy as the parties they liked to throw.
Please also note that posts have been gender neutral since autumn 2010.** In my book Mr Unavailable and the Fallback Girl, I share some of the most common signs and behaviours that indicate that you’re involved with a Mr Unavailable – an emotionally – and often spiritually and physically – unavailable man.
In this post, I provide an overview of these signs and behaviours so that you can get a reading on your current relationship (or ‘non-relationship) situation.
However, an initially amusing event took a dark turn almost instantly.
I wore the same outfit almost every day: jeans with embossed flowers and a green sweater. She listened to the Dead Kennedys and the Dayglo Abortions.
The year my parents seprated coincided with the year I adored my sister.
Claudia was fourteen, and was at the beginning of the long rebellion that would define her life.
To be fair – most people have ‘nice qualities’ and of course, as humans, we’re very good at rustling up qualities and seeing the best in people.
This isn’t a bad quality but what we forget is that somebody’s availability and their ability to commit isn’t about ‘nice qualities’.