Weekly Royal Roundup

It was a busy week in royal land. That, combined with the fact that I sent out last week's roundup on Friday (I thought it would be a slow news weekend and I was WRONG) means that this week's roundup includes stuff from a full seven days ago and is more jam-packed than normal. Let's … Continue reading Weekly Royal Roundup

Meghan ruffles royal feathers with Archie birth certificate statement

Today's post surrounds Archie Mountbatten-Windsor's birth certificate. Before we get into it, no matter where any of us stands on Harry and Meghan and their status as royals, I think we can all agree that Archie is one of the cutest babies any of us has ever seen. Those cheeks! Okay, back to non-baby analysis. … Continue reading Meghan ruffles royal feathers with Archie birth certificate statement

Jessica Mulroney’s last remaining brands are dog-whistle racism and privilege for rich white women

This is Jessica Mulroney. We've talked about her a few times in the past. Here she is with the reason we're talking about her, her former/ex/who even knows best friend, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. You might remember Jessica from her role as wife of Canadian media personality Ben Mulroney and daughter in law of former … Continue reading Jessica Mulroney’s last remaining brands are dog-whistle racism and privilege for rich white women

Prince Harry thinks social media is harmful, until he can profit from it

Last week, Fast Company published a Q&A with Prince Harry about social media, extremism, and his strategy to make the world a better place. Harry made some good points about social media and the harm it can bring to people on micro and macro levels. He also made some classic Sussex mistakes. Let's talk about … Continue reading Prince Harry thinks social media is harmful, until he can profit from it

A sexual harassment scandal shows the risky nature of Meghan and Harry’s private affiliations

On Wednesday, January 13, Scott Stedman, an investigative journalist and founder of Forensic News Net, published multiple, in-depth sexual harassment and grooming allegations about John Weaver. John Weaver is a political consultant who advised John McCain on his 2000 and 2008 presidential campaigns. He also co-founded the Lincoln Project, the Republican-created political action committee with … Continue reading A sexual harassment scandal shows the risky nature of Meghan and Harry’s private affiliations

Will and Kate shouldn’t have choo-choo-chosen to take the royal train to Scotland during a pandemic

I'm so sorry for that pun. I couldn't not do it. A story in the National, a Scottish newspaper, came out today. It was based on an information requested by the newspaper regarding Will and Kate's royal train tour about 6 weeks ago. The tour was supposed to be a public thank you to people … Continue reading Will and Kate shouldn’t have choo-choo-chosen to take the royal train to Scotland during a pandemic