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In New York City, in the winter of 1919…

…freelance writer Robert Benchley, 29, is considering the offer of a full-time job, as associate editor of Collier’s magazine.

It’s certainly more attractive than what he’s been doing. 220 more words

The Algonquin Round Table

In Midtown Manhattan, Spring, 1919…

Dorothy Parker, 25, is pleased with her new job as theatre critic for Vanity Fair. She’d started last year as a fill in when P. 212 more words

The Algonquin Round Table

In Paris, December, 1918…

…Pvt. Harold Ross, just turned 26, is working on the weekly newspaper for the American Expeditionary Forces in France, The Stars & Stripes. 277 more words

Americans In Paris

Good Times, Bad Times: The Complete Stories of Dorothy Parker

Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker

These days, I suppose Dorothy Parker is best remembered for witty verse, blistering one-liners and maybe her work as a screenwriter in Hollywood. 824 more words


She said what?! : quoted from Dorothy Parker

‘She said what?!’

a new item to meappropriatestyle

featuring statements from outspoken women:

opinions, outlooks, observations

which they were more than willing to share.

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A real hangover is nothing to try out family remedies on. The only cure for a real hangover is death.  Robert Benchley

Robert Charles Benchley… 85 more words


Finding My Tribe

When I tiptoed into blogging, with my heart in my throat, I had no idea what was about to happen. Let me explain.

All my life, I’ve been a few beats off from the norm. 310 more words

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