- Los Angeles, California, United States
- January 02
- Melissa Maroff is a writer and animal advocate living in Los Angeles. She contributes to a variety of publications/websites, and is a former newspaper journalist, stand-up comic and TV monologue writer. Melissa would like nothing more than for animal welfare to become a mainstream issue that's not brushed under the rug.
MY RECENT POSTS
- For All You ‘Haters’
April 25, 2013 10:14AM
- Thank you, Republicans – for
the learning experience
November 02, 2012 06:28AM
- LA’s victory for the
October 31, 2012 10:50AM
- Katie Holmes' next 15 minutes?
We can't wait!
July 06, 2012 03:20PM
- Overturned cattle truck
inspires Facebook 'hilarity'
June 21, 2012 02:07PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Great post. Makes us
realize how far we've come
from the old
June 02, 2013 05:52PM
- “My guess is that the
Obama Admin. is confident our
system will handle it
April 25, 2013 11:22PM
- “I think you're right;
neither candidate was forced
to put on
November 10, 2012 01:03PM
November 06, 2012 11:38AM
November 06, 2012 11:35AM
Melissa Maroff's Links
Yes, what an amazing thing, the Internet; it exposes us to things we otherwise would never have been exposed to.
And of course, the flipside:
The dumbing down of society and the end of journalism, as we knew it.
The glorification of those who haven’t even earned it:… Read full post »
We've come to the end – and now we Democrats must finally let go of our grasp; the straws are a-slippin’. Republicans have laid out a most convincing argument that we run away from facts and vote with our emotions. Now it appears we are only running on desperation.
We were… Read full post »
Well, us “crazies” in La-La Land came through for the animals once again. Our city council just voted 13 to 2 to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores. Now stores in Los Angeles will only be permitted to have pets from animal… Read full post »
In what culture would Katie Holmes be considered a headline grabber?
Why? Still trying to figure it out.
Yes, she’s divorcing A-List Tom Cruise, who most will agree is a self-absorbed, pompous cad that jumped on Oprah’s couch and criticized psychiatry – while he b… Read full post »
A Facebook friend recently posted as her status update: "I feel sorry for the little cows trapped on the highway, one cow keeps running away from the TV camera, I think he has warrants."
Rather than "thumb up" her joke as did 22 others, I searched online to see if… Read full post »
Just like not all Tea Party members are bad spellers – and not all democrats are socialists – contrary to popular belief: not all animal activists are "from PETA."
Believe it or not – there is a myriad of credible animal welfare orgs out there. Aside from the more widely… Read full post »
As an animal advocate, I say kudos to "Mob Wives," the reality show I most love to hate – on a weekly basis.
Wait – hear me out.
I can’t think of a finer caliber (pun intended) of people to be associated with the perpetuation of animal cruelty, which… Read full post »
Melissa Maroff's Favorites